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The Norrie MacIver Band

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The Norrie MacIver Band

Norrie “Tago” MacIver is a singer/songwriter from Carloway in the Isle of Lewis.. From 2005 to 2011 Norrie was the lead singer of the award winning band, Bodega and is now the lead singer of the award winning Gaelic Rock band, Manran. Since the age of 18, Norrie has been touring all over the world and has appeared as a guest singer on albums for artists such as Julie Fowlis and Daimh.December 2011 saw Norrie voted Gaelic singer of the Year at the MG Alba Scot Trad Music awards. Norrie grew up with many different styles of music and he brings all those styles together in his band. In 2014 Norrie Released his debut Album, Danns an Rathaid, on his own label and this November sees him going out on his first Scottish tour.

“The Gaelic cross-over voice of his generation. Norrie is a singer of range, clarity and melody, and although firmly rooted in Gaelic tradition, he has a voice completely at ease with a backbeat, effortlessly exploring rhythm and modern idioms.” 

– Calum MacDonald, Runrig