28 Jan Amy Baillie ( change to programme)
Amy Baillie is a singer/songwriter from West Lothian. She has been on BBC Alba playing her own
songs and had her music played on local radio. She has supported Donnie Munro, Skerryvore,
Scocha, performed at Music festivals and much more.
4 Feb Bridgit 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
IRELAND’S Jacynth Hamill and Scotland’s Heather Innes and Pauline Vallance
sing together as Caim.
Jacynth and Heather met in Belfast in the 1980’s. In 1998 Caim celtic harmony
duo was born when Heather invited Jacynth to sing with her and to research and
arrange most of the music for their first album, Caim, Sung Prayers in the Celtic Tradition, based on the writings of David Adam, former vicar of Lindisfarne.
Pauline has played flute for many years, in orchestras and in folk sessions. She began playing clarsach in 2007. This inspired her to start writing songs. In 2009, she was a prizewinner at the Glasgow Songwright Festival and she has played a number of folk festivals and clubs in Scotland and northern England.
18 Feb Andrew Gordon & Ewan Johnston 25 Feb Ian Bruce
Wee Folk Club
Sunday Nights 8.30 pm Tickets £5