2018 Performers

Fireside Celts & Friends

15168674 1127955363925530 9083621340208270186 o1“Fireside Celts” are a six piece group that interweave Scottish Smallpipes with guitar, keyboard, whistles, harmonium, banjo and a variety of Celtic percussion to voice Scottish and Irish melodies. Many of these tunes found their way into Australian Bush and Appalachian Folk music.
You can catch these historic pipes at “Fireside Celts” concert slot on Saturday morning, also at the Grand Scottish Ceilidh on Saturday afternoon (heralded in by a lone Highland piper) and you can find out lots more about our music at our workshop on Sunday. Bring your instruments along.
Hear some of the best local Celtic musicians playing lofty airs, uplifting marches and the full range of Celtic dance styles, such as strathspeys, reels, jigs, hornpipes and polkas. Fireside Celts are:- Rod McGrath,(Pipes, whistles, slide guitar) Lindsay Morley,(keyboard, guitar, pipes) Mick Giles,(banjo, guitar, vocal, dance caller, harmonica) Duncan McIvor,(pipes) Eamon McGrath (Harmonium) and Johanne McGrath (percussion).
Music ranges from contemporary to centuries old tunes commemorating events, people and places. All telling beautiful stories.
We hope you can join us for this unique musical experience.

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