Kings Place welcomes Mossy Christian and Megan Wisdom to its Future Folk series. A refreshingly good-humoured take on traditional songs and tunes, the duo are part of a living tradition, carrying the music forward into the future, always eager to share the joy which has been passed on to them throughout their musical lives.
In a special concert for Kings Place’s Scotland Unwrapped series, acclaimed Scottish fiddle player Ryan Young will be playing a violin made in Edinburgh by John Grice. What makes this instrument so special? It was built in 1731 making it the oldest known Scottish violin in existence.
Encompassing a rare and virtuosic selection of the fiddle’s diverse Highland and island voices, with ensemble and solo-led sets both backed by powerhouse guitar and piano, the Blazin’ Fiddles pack all the power, passion and sensitivity of Scotland’s traditional music into a single show.
Few singers are as celebrated and revered as Irish singer-songwriter Cara Dillon. Known for her captivating live performances she seldom fails to leave audiences spellbound. She returns to Kings Place as part of her Coming Home album tour.
Having toured together since 1986 to packed concert halls all over the world, legendary Scottish folk duo Aly and Phil continue to charm audiences with their stunning music, and on-stage charisma that defies description.
Angeline Morrison is a folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose 2022 album ‘The Sorrow Songs: Folk Songs of Black British Experience’ (Topic Records) was voted No. 1 Folk Album of the year in The Guardian. She explores traditional song with a deep reverence, love and curiosity, a handmade sonic aesthetic and a feeling for the stories of ordinary human lives.
A debut live performance of Stuart MacRae’s acclaimed new Delphian Records album 'Earth, thy cold is keen', featuring mezzo soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and string duo Sequoia. Weaving together Scottish folk, medieval and modern influences with texts from the
We welcome Shovel Dance Collective for a traditional and experimental folk performance, with support from Haress, a collective rooted in British folk but breaking genre boundaries through improvisation, texture, and amplification.
'Double You' is the incredible debut album from Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Ireland’s fiddle virtuoso Aoife Ní Bhriain, featuring an exquisite collection of new compositions that draw inspiration from various genres and the cultures of their home countries.
Beloved folk trio Lau present their Unplugged show as part of Scotland Unwrapped, in which they return to their instruments' natural soundscapes for an evening's exploration of re-arranged and re-created material from across their catalogue.
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Acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter Adam Beattie ‘Uplifting Reveries Of Love’ (Mojo Magazine) and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Fiona Bevan ‘Startling odysseys’ (The Guardian) embark on a double headline tour of the UK this spring/summer in celebration of their new music releases.
With impeccable musicianship and an infectious ‘joie de vivre’, Kings Place welcomes Genticorum, a band comprising some of the most distinctive voices in traditional Québécois music, seamlessly melding fiddle, flute, accordion, guitar, foot percussion and voices.