Renowned traditional singer, flautist and whistler Nuala Kennedy has received plaudits around the world for her fresh, singular take on traditional Irish/Scottish music, described as unique, evocative and soul satisfying.

With her band (featuring Donald Hay on drums and Michael Bryan on guitar) she creates powerful, driving and contemporary sounds and stunning live performances. The Nuala Kennedy Band were nominated for Folk Band of the Year 2013 at the MG Scottish Traditional Music Awards.

“Frisky, excitingly vital and wonderfully original”– Songlines

Troy MacGillivray is a multiple award-winning, internationally recognised virtuoso of the Cape Breton style of fiddling and piano and a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding contributions to culture in Canada.

This event is included in the Big Whistle Festival Weekend Ticket and Friday & Saturday Ticket

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Last session: Fri 23 May 2014 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall

Nuala Kennedy Band

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