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Rachel Sermanni + Kim Carnie

Sing to the Dark Weekend

Scotland Unwrapped

Sat 2 Nov
Folk

Rachel Sermanni + Kim Carnie

Sing to the Dark Weekend

Scotland Unwrapped

As part of Karine Polwart’s Sing to the Dark Weekend, enjoy an intimate evening from two of the most exciting young Scottish voices, singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni, and Gaelic singer and composer Kim Carnie.


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Rachel Sermanni 
Hailing from the Scottish Highlands, Rachel Sermanni is an enchanting singer-songwriter, whose performance and lyrics draw from a deep well of mysticism, dreams, nature and the simple-complex experience of being human. A contemporary folk musician influenced by a wealth of genres including jazz, rock, old-time and traditional, her latest release, Dreamer Awake, is …’spare, spectral, intimate music that highlights the powers of Sermanni’s vocals’. Arts Desk

 Rightly described by critics as a “Folk noir gem” (MOJO), “Stately, poetic” (CLASH) and “Folk of the Highest Order” (Time Out), Rachel Sermanni has been making music for over a decade and has developed her artistic voice over her many releases, each time pushing boundaries and experimenting with different musical textures.

Kim Carnie 

Award-winning singer and composer Kim Carnie, has featured not only on some of the UK’s biggest stages, but across the world via film and computer gam soundtracks, including Netflix’s Outlaw King, Black Mirror and The Bard’s Tale. Since launching her solo career in 2018, Kim has become ofne of the most sought-after singers and session vocalists that Scotland has to offer.

Summer 2022 saw the release of her debut solo album ‘And So We Gather’. The album has been recognised as one of the ‘biggest folk and Gaelic records of the generation’. Bringing together some of the brightest names on the Scottish music scene, from Donald Shaw, Julie Fowlis and Karen Matheson to Senegalese Kora player Kadialy Kouyate and award-winning saxophonist Matt Carmichael.

Reviews

‘celebratory and gorgeous’ –Songlines 

‘a masterclass in how to create a Gaelic record’ – Shire folk 

‘something magnificent’ – Snack Mag 

This event will last approximately 2hrs 30 minutes, including an interval.

Date:Sat 2 Nov
Start time:7pm (Doors: 6.30pm)
Venue:Hall Two
Price:£22.00
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