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Iona Fyfe is one of Scotland’s finest ballad singers and is the youngest ever winner of Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. With a number of high profile performances under her belt, Iona, with her trio, has toured extensively in the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia.
Seán Gray is a guitarist and singer from Coylton in Ayrshire.
Since spending a year at the prestigious National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music he has played to audiences throughout North America and Europe. Most of this time has been spent playing with the award winning Paul McKenna Band who were cited by The New York Times as: "The best folk band to have come out of Scotland in the last twenty years." During his time with the band he was involved in writing and recording four albums, most recently "Paths that Wind".
Seán was commissioned to write a piece for the highly respected New Voices concert series at the 2017 Celtic Connections festival held in Glasgow. He is soon to be releasing his debut EP "The Waiting Room".
Iona and Seán present a programme of Scots, American and English folksongs, with a focus on Aberdeenshire balladry.
Aberdeenshire folk singer Iona Fyfe, has become one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland. A finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017, Iona embraces the repertoire of her native North East throughout the UK and Europe.
See Iona Fyfe tour dates
Rutherglen Town Hall
- 139 Main Street
- G73 2JJ