Energetic exciting rip-roaring tunes and songs from the West coast and beyond! Creel are a foot-stomping band from Oban, Scotland comprising of some of the West Coast’s finest talent:
John Mackinnon is one of the Highland and Island’s rising stars. As a founding member of Oban band Rock and Reel, John has played for years around the mainland and Hebrides - gaining his reputation as one of the West Coast’s most exciting Ceilidh band accordionists. Wherever John’s box goes - the party is sure to follow!
David Duncan (Whistles, voice, bodhrad and Mandola) is a well-kent face on the Scottish festival and session scene. A prize-winning traditional singer and virtuoso whistler player, David has performed with acts including Gaelic Singer of the year Griogair Laubhridh and festival punk-folk favourites The Ramshakle Band!
Heather Fothergill is a guitarist and singer who graduated from the prestigious OHS school of traditional music. Heather has toured Scotland with the Fèis Latharna Ceilidh trail - combining the best of traditional Ceilidh music with energetic funky-folk riffs - and opened for fiddling great Adam Sutherland. With stompbox and strings - Heather will have you swinging your pals around all night long!
Rosie Lindsay (piano, voice, recorders) has performed ceilidhs and gigs around the UK for years. Hailing from Dumfries and Galloway, Rosie is a trad music graduate of Newcastle University. Her music career has taken her many places including performing tracks from her solo album on Radio Scotland. Her love of traditional Scottish Ceilidh music has brought her to settle in Oban - and to join the band of players known as Creel!