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Nuala Kennedy Band

Nuala Kennedy - flute, whistles, Casio, vocals
Donald Hay - Drums, Percussion
Michael Bryan – Guitar

Renowned Traditional singer and flautist Nuala Kennedy grew up playing music in Dundalk, Co. Louth, but it was in Edinburgh that her passion for traditional music was ignited. Internationally recognised as a composer and songwriter, she has performed and recorded with American hipster Will Oldham as well as cutting-edge Canadian composer Oliver Schroer amongst others.

The Nuala Kennedy Band recorded 'Noble Stranger' (Compass Records 2012) live in the Scottish borders and is currently nominated as “Folk Band of the Year 2013 in the MG Scottish Traditional Music Awards. The band has received plaudits around the world for its fresh, singular take on traditional Irish/Scottish music:

"Cheeky, and full of ideas." ****Scotland on Sunday 2013
"frisky, excitingly vital and wonderfully original" ****Songlines 2013