Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old And New

July 26, 2017 in by mwhiteside

Event Details

Alastair presents his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition in the Canongate Kirk’s vibrant acoustic. Joining him are regular collaborators Euan Drysdale on guitar/piano and Iain Crawford on double bass, alongside a host of special guests. Folk music legend Eddie McGuire will feature on flute along with Perthshire fiddle ace Pete Clark and the exuberant Ewan Robertson on whistle. Plaintive laments mix with toe-tapping strathspeys, jigs and reels, taking the listener on a magical journey of melody ancient and modern. ‘Spectacular in simplicity, scope and delivery’ ( ‘Invigorating and soulful’ (ThreeWeeks).

£12, £10 concession, £24 family ticket. Tickets from or tel 0131 226 0000