Musicians to stage benefit concert for Scots singer forced to halt live gigs.



A gala concert is to be staged in aid of one of Scotland’s leading singer-songwriters, Dick Gaughan, after he was forced to give up performing for the foreseeable future after suffering a suspected stroke. Billy Bragg, Karine Polwart, Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain will be among the leading musicians and performers taking to the stage of the benefit for the 68-year-old at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh next month.
A separate online fundraising site has been set up to support the only performer to get a lifetime achievement honour at the BBC Folk Awards and the Scots Traditional Music Hall... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 45
Source: Scotsman
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