Tonight’s Travels With My Auntie Liz is looking at The TMSA Young Trad Tour and of course, the semi-finals of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award! The concert is on Saturday 4th October in Coulter Hall, Coulter, South Lanarkshire. As always, it will be a brilliant night. Tickets are £10 (£6 conc).
The 12 Semi finalists are :-
Lucie Hendry – clarsach (Laurencekirk)
Ryan Young – fiddle (Cardross)
Claire Hastings – Scots song (Dumfries)
Heather Downie – clarsach (Dunblane)
Rhoda Naomi Welsh – voice/piano (Stornoway)
Grant McFarlane – accordion (Paisley)
Ainsley Hamill – voice (Helensburgh)
Louise Bichan – fiddle (Orkney)
Gemma Donald – fiddle (Shetland)
Alexander Levack – whistle /pipes (Maryburgh)
Suzanne Houston – piano (Golspie)
Seamus O’Baoighill – fiddle (Skye)
This year’s TMSA Tour 2014 with current Young Traditional Musician of the Year singer Robyn Stapleton , teams up with 2013’s champion, accordionist Paddy Callaghan and the 2014 finalists: pianist Alistair Iain Paterson , Ian Smith on accordion, singer and guitarist Jack Badcock and fiddlers, Mhairi Marwick and Neil Ewart.
The TMSA Tour will visit Kilchoan, Portpatrick, Tiree and Edinburgh having already visited Fochabers earlier in the autumn.
Monday 6 October in the Kilchoan Community Centre.
Portpatrick Village Hall on Tuesday 7 October.
Tiree on Wednesday 8 October
Edinburgh on Tuesday 21 October
And will be visiting Glasgow in early 2015.
Robyn Stapleton (2014)
Paddy Callaghan (2013)
Rona Wilkie (2012)
Kristan Harvie (2011)
Daniel Thorpe (2010)
Rua MacMillan (2009)
Ewan Robertson (2008)
Catriona Watt (2007)
Shona Mooney (2006)
Stuart Cassells (2005)
James Graham (2004)
Anna Massie (2003)
Emily Smith (2002)
Gillian Frame (2001)
Please go out and support these wonderful young artist at a gig near you!
For further information please visit TMSA website where your will find details of where to purchase recordings.
You can get this programme on Catch up for the next 30 days.