CMR Album of The Week 3rd Aug 2019 -‘ What Makes You’’ The Elephant Sessions
Bursting onto the scene in 2012 and hailing from the Highlands of Scotland. The band is :-
Euan Smillie (fiddle), Alasdair Taylor (mandolin), Mark Bruce (guitar), Seth Tinsley (bass,) Greg Barry (drums).
Elephant sessions won the highly prestigious Best Up and Coming Act category at the BBC Alba Trad Music awards in 2014.
The hit the scene with their albums ‘ The Elusive Highland Beauty ‘All We Have Is Now’ – and bring you ‘What Makes You’’ their new album and Celtic Music Radio’s Album of The Week
Also on 9th August Elephant Sessions release their single ‘Tyagarah’ from the album in conjunction with Elephant Day !
Footage from the award-winning feature documentary film When Elephants Were Young, produced and directed by World Elephant Day co-founder Patricia Sims and Michael Clark, has been edited by to accompany the track and will be available from August 9.
Alasdaur said: “We’re thrilled to be collaborating with Elephant Sessions for the creation of the Tyagarah video in support of World Elephant Day. Elephant Sessions is demonstrating their commitment to elephant conservation by donating the proceeds from the sales of their single to World Elephant Day and our work of bringing awareness to the critical need to save elephants from the threats they are facing worldwide.”
They have not stopped touring since the band formed and have again a packed month of shows.
- What Makes You
- Search Party
- Loft Crofter
- We out Here now
- Riverview, Pt 1
- Riverview, Pt 2
From Wikham Festival this weekend 1 – 4th August
AUG 8 THU Boomtown Fair Rose Valley, United Kingdom
AUG 9 FRI Boomtown Fair
AUG 10 SAT Guinness Irish Festival Sion, Switzerland
AUG 15 THU Philadelphia Folk Festival Harleysville, PA, United States
AUG 16-18th Milwaukee Irish Festival Milwaukee, WI, United States
AUG 23- 24th Tønder Festival, Denmark
AUG 25 SUN Towersey Festival Thame
AUG 30 FRI Off The Tracks Festival Derby
SEP 6 FRI Skye Live Portree, United Kingdom
SEP 12 THU Solheim Cup Opening Ceremony Auchterarder
SEP 21 SAT Belhaven’s Birthday Bash Dunbar
NOV 22 FRI Pan Piper Paris
DEC 6 FRI Acapela Studio Pentyrch
DEC 7 SAT Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre Bangor-is-y-coed
DEC 11 WED The Apex Bury Saint Edmunds
DEC 12 THU The Old Laundry Theatre Bowness-on-Windermere
DEC 13 FRI The Garage (Attic Bar)Glasgow
DEC 14 SAT MacArts Galashiels
DEC 20 FRI Ironworks Inverness