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Duncan Chisholm

Jun 1st 2018 @ Memorial Hall

Richmond, United Kingdom
I Was There
Friday, June 1st, 2018
8:00 PM
Memorial Hall
Richmond, United Kingdom
Duncan Chisholm is one of Scotland's most recognised and accomplished fiddle players and composers. Born and brought up near Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland, Duncan has spent most of his life developing his unique musical voice. Fiddle playing at its best,

Duncan will be playing music from his brand new album, Sandwood, along with other favourites. Sandwood draws its inspiration from a single location in Sutherland, the furthest northwest part of mainland Scotland. Sandwood Bay is remote. Most visitors don't even venture down the dead-end road to the fishing harbour of Kinlochbervie, much less the extra 3 miles to where the tarmac peters out. There to be faced with an hour and a half hike, picking a path between the bogs and the sandstone hills, traversing the low hummocks of gneiss, before reaching the bay. But Duncan Chisholm did, numerous times, describing it as the finest and least accessible beach in Scotland.

Duncan will be joined by Hamish Napier (keys), Jarlath Henderson (uilleann pipes / whistles) and Ali Hutton (guitar).

Doors open at 7.30 for an 8pm start.