Sat, Feb 25|
Empire Theatre, Eden Court
Inverness Fiddlers Rally
Inverness Fiddlers will be joined by players from all over Scotland and beyond.
Time & Location
Feb 25, 7:30 PM
Empire Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness, UK
About the event
As always, Inverness Fiddlers will be joined by players from all over Scotland and beyond and we hope again to create an orchestra of over 100 musicians.
Special Guests for our 2023 Rally will be acclaimed accordionist Matthew Maclennan and Nairn-based A Cappela singing group 'The Broads';
Matthew Maclennan is an accomplished Accordion player who has been playing Scottish music since he first took up the instrument at the age of seven and has been performing in concerts and for functions regularly since he was fifteen. In 2010 Matthew decided to make music his full-time career and became a professional musician. He has played with numerous different bands including his own and as a soloist.
Both before and after becoming professional, Matthew has been a multiple prize winner in the Scottish Accordion competition scene including Overall Senior Champion 2009, 2011 and 2013, Senior Pipe Music Champion 2005, 2009, 2013, and Senior Traditional Accordion Champion 2013 at the National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs Festival. Matthew was crowned “All Scotland Accordion Champion” at the Perth Accordion Competitions in 2017.
The Matthew Maclennan Scottish Dance Band had their debut on BBC Scotland’s ‘Take the Floor’ in 2009 and have been broadcasting regularly ever since.
Formed in 2018, Inverness-based close harmony singing group ‘The Broads’ perform a repertoire of Scottish and American songs drawn mainly from folk and folk-pop. The Broads are accompanied by piano, guitar and double bass.
together with fiddlers from all over Scotland
Conducted by Doug Stuart
Special Guests - Matthew MacLennan & The Broads
Eden Court, Inverness
Sat 25 Feb 2023, 7.30pm
01463 234 234 | www.eden-court.co.uk