Maeve MacKinnon

Her voice was recently described by Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio 2) as “exquisite”, and Songlines magazine described her new release as, “an album of stunning Gaelic songs delivered by an equally stunning Gaelic voice”.

Amidst award nominations and wins, Maeve has released three solo albums in the last 12 years to critical acclaim. Between albums, Mackinnon has toured internationally as well as at home with her own band, as well as with renowned groups such as The Stepcrew, Salsa Celtica and McFall’s Chamber. In 2015 she was the featured soloist in the Edinburgh Military Tattoo playing to capacity crowds of 3000 per night.

2018 saw the release of her third album, Strì, to four and five star reviews. She received a nomination at the Scots Trad Music Awards for Gaelic Singer of the Year 2018. Songlines described her latest album as.

She appears at Piping Live with regular accompanists Brian McAlpine (Session A9) and Ross Martin (Dàimh), as well as bassist James Lindsay (Breabach).