The BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year finalists, making up the TMSA Young Trad Tour 2016 group are setting out on the road, visiting their home locations around Scotland, beginning with a concert in Helensburgh on 30 May.
The line up for this Tour is: Mohsen Amini: Concertina (2016 winner), Claire Hastings: Song (2015 winner) – Dumfries, Hannah Macrae: Fiddle – Fort William, Robbie Greig: Fiddle – Edinburgh, Jessica Burton: Clarsach – Orkney, Murray Willis: Accordion – Lismore, Ryan Young: Fiddle – Cardross all ably assisted by accompanist Jean Damei
Expect some brand new material written and composed by the young musicians, as well as some innovative arrangements of traditional tunes, all of which feature on their new album – which will be available to purchase at the concert or available through the TMSA shop at www.tmsa.org.uk or through Amazon, or via download through iTunes.
Tuesday 30 May – The Tower, Helensburgh G84 7TR 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm) Tickets available from www.thetoweronline.com 01436 820 369.
Tuesday 6 June – Lismore Public Hall PA34 5UG 8:30pm (doors at 8.00pm), buy tickets at the door
Wednesday 7 June – The Nevis Centre, Fort William PH33 6AN 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm) Tickets available from www.neviscentre.co.uk 01397 700 707
Thursday 15 June – Summerhall, Edinburgh 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm) Tickets available from www.summerhall.co.uk 0131 560 1580
Wednesday 19 July – Drygate Brewery, Glasgow G4 0UT, 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm) Tickets available from www.drygate.com 0141 212 8815
Monday 31 July – Stromness Town Hall, Church Street, Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BA, 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm) Tickets available through www.tmsa.org.uk or tel: 0792 253 3915 (TMSA)
TMSA would like to thank Creative Scotland for supporting this tour and Hands Up for Trad for their part in organising the competition each year.