Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

July 28, 2015 in by mwhiteside

Event Details

Alastair returns to the fabulous surroundings of the Canongate Kirk for his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition. Featuring old and new melodies, he is joined by regular collaborators Euan Drysdale on guitar/piano, Iain Crawford on double bass and a team of special guests from the folk music world. Featured performers will include flautist Eddie McGuire from the Whistlebinkies, Perthshire fiddle ace Pete Clark and multi-instrumentalist Ewan Robertson. As well as the great fiddle melodies from centuries past, Alastair will be including new instrumental compositions written by him including his ‘Summer in Skye Suite’ and ‘Tunes From The River’, arranged in collaboration with the larger ensemble. Also included will be music from Alastair’s 3 albums made alongside Drysdale and Crawford, including original compositions by the group as well as a look to the music of North America alongside the Scottish influenced tunes.


Prices; £12, £10 concession, £24 family ticket.

Tickets from tel: box office on 0131 226 0000