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Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer – Karine Polwart

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Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer – Karine Polwart

ON

Sat 3rd Oct 2015

20:00

£15.00Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer is hosted and programmed by James Yorkston

“The idea behind Tae Sup is quite simple – we’re putting together well-kent faces, folk I’ve met on my musical travels, old friends – just making interesting, entertaining and unusual evenings.”

Karine Polwart / Dick Gaughan / Lisa O’Neill

Karine Polwart

Karine’s talent for crafting enduring melodies and her gift for saying just enough without overstating her case have established her as one of the foremost songwriters on the Scottish and UK folk scenes. Four times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including twice for Best Original Song, her 2012 album Traces was picked as Album of The Year by both The Herald and The Guardian and was shortlisted for Scottish Album of the Year Award.

“One of the finest singer-songwriters in Britain” The Guardian

Dick Gaughan

The only performer to hold the dual honours of a Lifetime Achievement award by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and induction into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame. “One of the five or six great voices of our time.” (John Peel). “How music from the gut really sounds” (Guardian). “Gaughan is absolutely one of the best in the world” (Frets). “In any style, on any stage, Gaughan is one of folk music’s guitar geniuses as well as one of Scotland’s finest singers” (Dirty Linen).

Lisa O’Neill

Lisa O’Neill’s songs are like milking stools or three-wheeled cars or unicycles: they’re scuffed and unusual and they’re built to do specific jobs. Lisa does not sugar her truth. She has self-released 2 albums and is currently writing material for the 3rd. Over the last couple of years Lisa has toured North America, Canada, Central Europe, Scotland & the UK, opening for David Gray, Mick Flannery, Angel Olsen as well as Glen Hansard and Sixto Diaz Rodriguez along the way.

”O’Neill is real. Her songs, poetry. Her gift, of the ages. It’s possible she’s the most important artist out of Ireland for decades.” – The Herald

James Yorkston

“One of the most respected and influential singer/songwriters on the Scottish indie-folk scene” (The Scotsman), James released his 9th album, ‘The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society’, in 2014. “Another sublime piece of work” The Scotsman 5/5; “Poetic genius at work…the flawless record that Yorkston has long promised” –Q; “Customarily brilliant piece of work” The List 5/5