Congratulations to Blazin Fiddles with Scottish folk orchestra who have been nominated in Trad Video of the Year sponsored by Threads of Sound in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2021. Vote now!
We asked Bruce MacGregor of Blazin Fiddles with Scottish folk orchestra the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
Blazin Fiddles collaboration with some of the best folk musicians in the world to help raise awareness and funds for Doddie Weir’s charity ‘My Name5 Doddie’ in an effort to find a cure to MND. Featuring Nicola Benedetti, Jerry Douglas, Julie Fowlis, Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain, Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas, Sharon Shannon, Breabach, Gary Innes, Saltfishforty, Ali levack, Ross Ainslie, Iain MacFarlane, Ingrid Henderson, Allan Henderson, Paul Anderson, Skerryvore. The video was created by former Scottish rugby player and team mate of Weir, Stewart Campbell and produced by Jason Clarke.
The single hit number 9 in the UK charts
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
To bring Scottish music and culture to the world
Any particular career highlights?
What are your plans for the future?
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Unfortunately due to Covid there are no tickets for sale to the 2021 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. You will be able to watch it live in the UK at 7pm (GMT) on BBC ALBA and here. Bands performing on Saturday 4th December include Dàimh, Ìmar, Hannah Rarity, Strathspey Day Band and more to be announced.
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