Celebrated Scottish fiddler passes away



One of Scotland’s leading traditional musicians has passed away just months after his groundbreaking band celebrated their 25th anniversary.
Angus Grant was the fiddler and frontman with Edinburgh-based Shooglenifty, who have been one of the country’s most successful folk, Celtic and world music bands.
They started off playing regular spots in Christie’s bar and La Belle Angele nightclub and went on to build a global following with their cowd-pleasing appearances at festivals.
The band rounded off their 25th anniversary tour last December with a special performance at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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