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Alan Reid: Scots Folksong Old and New

28 June 2020
  • 19:30
  • Doors 7pm for 7:30pm
    Tickets £10 (£8 Members & u25s)

From a career spanning over four decades, Alan presents an evening of self-penned and traditional Scots song on piano, guitar and accordion.

Glasgow born Alan Reid has been taking Scottish folk music all over the world since 1975. He joined the fledgling Battlefield Band in 1969 while studying at Strathclyde University and subsequently recorded almost 30 albums with this hard-working and enduring band, in that time garnering a reputation for his keyboard work and his singing. His groundbreaking keyboard work helped cement the band’s reputation as one of the most influential Celtic bands of its generation. With the band Alan toured the world, bringing Scottish traditional music to audiences in five continents and playing in many prestigious music festivals and venues. In November 2016 he was inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame along with his former Battlefield Band colleagues, a recognition of their service to the performance of traditional music.