This year Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan celebrate 15 years of making music together. Their anniversary tour showcases a big new sound for the duo, with Emily’s beautiful voice and the couple’s sumptuous harmonies layered over sizzling double guitars, fiddle and accordion. The set features newly written songs paired with selected favourites.
Since 2002, when he moved from New Zealand to Scotland, fiddle player Jamie McClennan has become an integral part of Emily’s sound, taking on the role of lead guitar and backing vocals and producing several of her albums. The duo has played its particular brand of folk/roots music throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Russia and North America.
Jess Gillam & Johnathan FisherDate: 07/12/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14 The award-winning saxophonist Jess Gillam moves effortlessly across different musical styles. She is accompanied by pianist Johnathan Fisher.
Santiago Quartet & Julian RowlandsDate: 14/01/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free The Santiago Quartet is joined by Julian Rowlands on the bandoneon. Expect tango tunes and the flavour of Argentina.
The Hermes ExperimentDate: 11/02/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free This exciting, innovative quartet incorporates new commissions, arrangements of existing works from Bach to Joni Mitchell and live improvisation.
Philip Higham & Susan TomesDate: 06/03/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free One of Scotland's finest cellists and one of Scotland's finest pianists join forces.to play Beethoven, Janacek, Debussy, John Maxwell Geddes and Simon Smith.
Clare HammondDate: 24/04/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free Award-winning pianist Clare Hammond plays a brilliantly imaginative concert programme bringing together music from across 4 centuries.
The Fureys 40th Anniversary TourDate: 22/05/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £20, £10 for schoolchildren The Fureys return for another great night of music, songs and stories in this, their 40th Anniversary year.
Peebles Concert BandDate: 25/11/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £10, £8, £6 for schoolchildren Join the thirty musicians of Peebles Concert Band as they celebrate ten years of music making. - everything from musicals to movie themes, classical pieces to marches.