Folk Concert: McKerron, Brechin, O hEadhra, Balerno Bowling Club, Friday, 11. October 2019

Folk Concert: MBO – McKerron, Brechin, Ó hEadhra
The Scottish trad **** of Charlie McKerron (fiddle), Sandy Brechin (piano accordion) and Brian Ó hEadhra (guitar & vocals) are three accomplished musicians who draw on a wealth of tunes and songs from the Gaelic and Scots traditions. Eachis an acclaimed composer in their own right.   
The **** have performed in Scotland and abroad and have wowed audiences with their choice of material and engaging stage performances.  Each artist is also known through their work with other acclaimed acts; Charlie performs with Capercaillie and Session A9; Sandy with Bùrach and the Sandy Brechin Band; Brian with Cruinn.   
“A sparkling array of instrumentals match drive with delicacy, soul with swing and fire with finesse, potently interspersed with the timeless eloquence of Gaelic song.” – Sue Wilson 
“Perfectly pitched mix of lively dance tunes, evocative slow airs and Gaelic songs earned both rapt attention and noisy applause, culminating in a fully fledged cèilidh.” – The Scotsman *****Supported by - John Graham and Jim Jack
John Graham (guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki, vocals) is probably best known as a founder member of the Clydesiders with whom he performed for over 30 years (appearing regularly in Balerno).
Jim Jack (guitar, vocals) has played in a variety of folk groups as well as with rock bands.
Both are veterans of the folk scene and have been playing together for the last ten years. Their act evokes much of the spirit of the folk revival with ample opportunities to join in choruses along with a fair smattering of humour.

Friday, 11. October 2019, Balerno Bowling Club, Folk Concert: McKerron, Brechin, O hEadhra

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