Wee Folk Club
Sunday Nights 8.30 pm Tickets £5
21 Jan Malcolm Bushby
British based fiddle, bouzouki player and singer Malcolm Bushby is considered
to be one of the UK’s finest musicians. Originally from Tasmania, Australia,
his family roots lie in Scotland with his forebears coming from Kirkhill near
Inverness, Caithness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Ayrshire and Dumfries. Malcolm has
devoted his life developing his unique style, drawing high acclaim from
established artists across the UK and beyond.
Malcolm’s handling of dynamics, ornamentation and beautiful tone lend a
soulful, haunting and exciting magic to his music.
28 Jan Fil Campbell & Tom McFarlane
Irish singer Fil Campbell and her percussionist husband Tom McFarland, have been playing
as a duo since the early 90s. Their combination of vocals, guitar and percussion and mixture
of original, contemporary and traditional Irish music have gained them a loyal following for
their fun approach to both new and old songs.
4 Feb Bridget Kaelin & Steve Cooley
Brigid Kaelin has toured the world playing her original alt-
An accomplished instrumentalist, she plays several instruments, has been a
musical guest on NPR's “A Prairie Home Companion," and has played accordion,
musical saw and sung backup for Elvis Costello on two continents. She’s a fierce
yodeler, a mother of two wee boys, and a lover of bad jokes and good whisky.
Brigid’s new album is due out this spring and was produced by Steve Cooley.
Steve Cooley grew up in Louisville, and has been a fixture on the regional and national bluegrass scene since
the 1970s. He toured extensively in North America, Western Europe and Japan with such well-
bands as the Bluegrass Alliance, the Cumberlands, the Goins Brothers, the Katie Laur Band, and the
Dillards. He has also worked with such notables as Jean Ritchie, Hazel Dickens, Vassar Clements, Jerry
Reed, Mac Wiseman, Rose Maddox, Michael Cleveland, and Art Stamper.
11 Feb Caim
18 Feb Andrew Gordon & Ewan Johnston
25 Feb Ian Bruce