Crieff Folk Club at Strathearn Arts
Our new generation of Crieff Folk Club meets once a month at Strathearn Arts on a Thursday night to hear some great and varied folk music plus the occasional session night for anyone to join in with (or just listen and enjoy).
Crieff Folk Club presents:
Strathearn Song Circle
Thurs 9th Feb, 13th April, 8th June 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £8 (£6 in advance) | BYOB
Join traditional folk singer Naomi Harvey for a song workshop teaching in Scots & Gaelic followed by an informal session where you will be encouraged to share songs.
Thursday 9th March and 11th May | 7.30pm | Tickets £3 | BYOB
Crieff Folk Club Session Nights mix musicians, lovers of folk, acoustic and roots music and teller of jokes and tales into a relaxed blend that’s never the same twice. Bring an instrument and join in or just sit back and listen, either way it’s a great wat to spend an evening. BYOB.
Graeme Stephen & Fraser Fifield
Thursday 26th January 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £12 (£10 in advance) | Licensed Bar
The versatility of both musicians has led to a long and colourful list of musical collaborations with respected artists in Scotland and internationally.
The Hannah Rarity Duo
Thursday 23rd February 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £10 (£8 in advance) | Licensed Bar
Hannah Rarity is a Scottish traditional singer and graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she studied Scottish Music. She won the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician award 2018 and her debut album Neath the Gloaming Star was nominated for Album of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards in 2019. She has toured with Cherish the Ladies and was co-musical director of the Opening Concert 'Neath the Gloaming Star' at Celtic Connections festival Glasgow 2021.
Crieff Folk Club presents Mike Silver
Thursday 23rd March 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £10 (£8 in advance) | Licensed Bar
The first solo artist to sign to Elton John’s Rocket Record Company touring the USA and Europe as support to Dory Previn and Ashford and Simpson, his songs have been recorded by artists including Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues “one of this country’s most accomplished singer-songwriter-guitarists” Folk Roots.
Crieff Folk Club presents Isla Ratcliff Band
Thursday 27th April 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £12 (£10 in advance) | Licensed Bar
Edinburgh fiddle player, singer and composer music graduate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Oxford University. Debut album The Castalia is inspired by 4 months in Cape Breton ‘quite the best debut album that has come this way in a long time’ (Living Tradition).
Crieff Folk Club presents Juliette Lemoine
Thursday 25th May 2023 | 7.30pm | Tickets £12 (£10 in advance) | Licensed Bar
Trailblazing a path as a cello soloist, Juliette Lemoine is exploring and redefining the cello’s role within Scottish Traditional Music with her debut album ‘Soaring’. Emotive compositions weave through Scottish Traditional, Western Classical, and Jazz genres to create a highly personal new voice. Leading an all-star band of some of Scotland’s most exciting young musicians in a unique line-up of cello, fiddle, piano, and tenor saxophone.
Opportunity for local musicians to get together, share tunes, stories, poems and general craic! Musicians from further afield also welcome and those who like to come along and listen. We have our regulars but it's also nice to see visitors passing through Crieff who like to come along for an experience of the local area. All abilities and musical styles welcome. Bring your instrument, yourself and your story and come on down!
Check out our video which was created as part of "Sofafest" an online festival of the Arts hosted by Strathearn Arts during Covid in 2020. This provides good background information about the activities of the club.