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Sunday 14 June3pm ET (8pm in UK)

 – from the Highlands & Skye tour

Accordionist Sandy Brechin (with guitarist/singer Ewan Wilkinson),

Gaelic singer Gillebride Macmillan, fiddler Gordon Gunn, piper Fin Moore

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Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy is a wildly entertaining accordion player, as can be guessed from his CD titles Out of His Box, Out of His Tree, and his ceilidh band, “The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience"!  He has played with the bands Seelyhoo, Bùrach, and the Sandy Brechin Band, which have toured the world.  He has often worked with Ewan Wilkinson, who plays guitar and has a rich, powerful singing voice.

Sandy & Ewan’s website

Gillebride Macmillan

Gillebride (pron. Gill-ah-BREEDGE-eh) is from South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Gaelic is his first language and Gaelic songs and traditions were always an important part of family life.  He performs Gaelic song, and teaches Gaelic at university.  His recordings include both traditional songs and new ones he has composed, all in Gaelic.  He stars as Gwyllyn the Bard in the Starz production of “Outlander” where he regales those in Castle Leoch with traditional Gaelic songs and tales.

Gillebride’s website

Gordon Gunn

Gordon is from Wick, in the northern mainland of Scotland. He’s a virtuoso traditional fiddler and a founding member of Session A9 (Dougie MacLean called them “the best band to have come out of Scotland in 100 years”).  He travels far and wide as a performer and instructor, and in addition to his solo albums, has played on over 50 albums as a session musician.

Gordon’s website

Fin Moore

Fin makes bagpipes in the Dunkeld area, and teaches and performs smallpipes, Border pipes and Highland pipes. His father Hamish Moore was a pioneer in the revival of the Scottish smallpipes.  Fin has played and recorded with the pipe quartet Seudan, using the Moores’ reproduction of 18th century Highland pipes, and teaches each year at the music and dance festival Ceolas in South Uist.  He and his wife Sarah Hoy have a fiddle and pipes duo.

About Fin

Schedule of Concerts

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Concert video available at fiddle-online facebook page