Easdale Island Community Hall
Blazin Fiddles

Blazin Fiddles

Date of Event: Wed 29 Aug 2012
Event Type: Concert
Time: 8.15pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)
Ticket Pricing: £16 /£13 concs (accompanied under 12s free )
Take a group of the hottest contemporary fiddle players from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and you've got the award winning Blazin' Fiddles on your hands. In the past decade no other band has quite captured the excitement, passion and the sensitivity of Scottish music as Blazin' Fiddles. Having grown from a showcase tour of individual fiddlers highlighting the distinctive flavours of Highlands and Islands fiddle music.

During a performance, the audience has the opportunity to hear pieces featuring the regional styles of each fiddler followed by all hands jumping in for a wonderful explosion of music. Fiddles and bows blaze away with guitar and piano for one of the most exciting and memorable fiddle ensembles ever to take the stage.

European festival appearances have included The Cambridge Folk Festival, The Sidmouth International Music Festival, Lorient, Tonder Festival, the Falun Festival and Scotland's premier event Celtic Connections.

"The Led Zeppelin of the folk world" The Scotsman

"Absolutely mindblowing" Mike Harding BBC Radio 2

"A Blazin' Fiddles gig is an informal party complete with chaos, fun and natural enthusiasm" Glasgow Fiddle Magazine

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