Although Fred was born and raised near Glasgow, it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist, in the outer Hebrides, that forms the bedrock of his intensely expressive, uniquely adventurous style.
Although his first-love instrument remains the great Highland bagpipes, over the years his mastery has expanded to encompass whistles, Scottish smallpipes, or reelpipes and Irish uilleann pipes. He was also one of the first Scottish artists to forge dynamic links with his Celtic cousins in Brittany and north-west Spain, adding further to his repertoire of influences and tunes. Fred has long been renowned as an outstanding composer.
Lonesome Ace StringbandDate: 18/09/2019Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £15, £13, £6 under 15 feel the energy of three passionate musicians playing the bejesus out of those instruments and loving every minute.