Over the last twelve years, Donald Anderson has performed regularly in Shetland, and has made several appearances at the Shetland Folk Festival singing and playing his own songs and for the past 5 years has begun working with the Donald Anderson Band.
Donald released his first album, Waterhead Sky in May 2005, which received excellent reviews and positive word of mouth feedback. Donald has also contributed to recent albums (The Desert, 2003 and Edges and Spaces, 2005) by local singer-songwriter Malachy Tallack, playing banjo and acoustic guitar.
22nd. July Andrew Gordon
Andrew Gordon was born in 1976, in Fort William on the West Coast of Scotland. He has been performing
for over 20 years and has played all over Scotland, as well as Europe and North America.
He plays a wide range of traditional songs, as well as some slightly more modern folk music, accompanied
by guitar and bodhran. Andrew loves putting on a show and no matter if it is to 10 or 1000 he gives it his
all while on stage.
28th. July Alastair McDonald
Alastair is a man of ever-extending musical horizons and, depending on the venue is described as a
folk-singing banjo player who also plays jazz or the jazz banjo player who also does folk music! In 1970 he became a full-time professional musician and since then has taken his music to the USA, Denmark, Thailand, East Africa, Israel and numerous places in between – with Scotland always being where he does most of his work.