Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall One
Two-time Grammy Award nominee Gretchen Peters has risen to the top of her craft by writing and recording songs that explore the deep corners of life with empathy and integrity. The latest accolade for the Nashville-based singer-songwriter will be her induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October 2014.
Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 7:00pm / Hall One
It was 100 years ago when the members of Australian, New Zealand, Indian and British Army troops came and fought at Gallipoli against Ottomans. The young men of each country suddenly found themselves in the middle of a bloody fight. Those brave men sacrificed their lives; now they rest in peace in Gallipoli. Today, those fighting parties are united in friendship.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall Two
'My second full hour and far and away my favourite to perform. Four big characters in four very different sketches, this was the show where I really began to find my comedic voice and yell it at the front row!'
Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Familiar to many thousands of music fans as the front man in the Scottish rock band Idlewild, Roddy Woomble is also a celebrated solo songwriter and performer. His naturally poetic writing and blend of country and folk have won him the accolade as one of Scotland's finest songwriters. Support comes from Isle of Mull-born singer-songwriter, Sorren Maclean.
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Since originally parting the ways with his band Love and Money in the early 1990s, singer, songwriter and guitarist James Grant has released five acclaimed solo albums, most recently 2010’s 'Strange Flowers'. Support comes from London-based singer-songwriter Samantha Whates, whose heart, voice and songs retain a strong affinity with her Scottish roots.
Saturday, 11 April 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Folk troubadour Dick Gaughan was brought up immersed in the musical traditions and culture of the Gaels, both Scots and Irish. A professional musician and singer since 1970, he has been at the cutting edge of Scottish music for almost five decades. Support comes from balladeer-storyteller-guitarist Ewan McLennan and his trio.
Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 4:00pm / Hall Two
Inspired in part by Mihail Chemiakin's 'Children are the victims of adult vices' (a series of grotesque sculptures located in a park in Bolotnaya Square, Balchug, 800 metres south of the Moscow Kremlin) this unique work is the result of a collaboration between two of Ireland’s most dynamic compositional voices – Brian Irvine and Jennifer Walshe.
Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 6:30pm / Hall One
Scottish born violinist Lorraine McAslan and Italian-Australian pianist Victor Sangiorgio present an inspiringly diverse programme that starts with Beethoven’s much-loved Spring Sonata, abundantly full of graceful melodies.