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Laura McGhee

Friday 25 May 2018

Fiddle player Laura, originally from Dundee, has recently returned to Scotland after an extremely successful time in the U.S. Laura's music is a hybrid of influences from her Celtic roots to country and Americana. Her career in America includes gigs with legendary folk icon Pete Seeger on Broadway. Her first USA album release "Celticana" reached the top 40 of the Americana chart,and her latest record "How Leaving Feels" was also released as an E.P last year. Laura last played Partick when it was held at The Annexe, so to say that this gig is highly anticipated is a vast understatement!

Past events

Mick West Duo

Friday 26 May 2017

Our dear friend and founder of the club, Mick, returns for a night of wonderful singing and banter. Now rightfully regarded as one of Scotland's finest singers, Mick will be joined by his long-time accompanist Frank McLaughlin, whose skilful and sympathetic arrangements gel perfectly with Mick's presentation. A wonderful night in prospect!
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Friday 27 May 2016

Clype -Johnny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs) on fiddle and voice with Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica) on keyboards and voice - fuses Scottish folk with global styles to present an exciting, original sound.
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29th May –Talisk

Friday 29 May 2015

BBC Radio 2 Award winners Talisk
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McLaughlin, West and Hardy

Friday 30 May 2014

Frank McLaughlin (Guitar), Mick West (Vocals) and Stewart Hardy (Fiddle) will entertain with wonderful songs and tunes!

Blás will also be performing on the night.
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Partick Folk Festival! 31st May - 2nd June 2013

Friday 31 May 2013

We are looking forward to a great weekend at Partick Folk Festival. We have 6 fantastic acts over 3 nights, Friday 31st May - Sunday 2nd June 2013. All in The Annexe, 9a Stewartville Street, Partick.

Friday 31st May

Suzanne Houston and Adam Brown
Adam Brown & Suzanne Houston are a Glasgow-based duo, delivering sensitive arrangements of folk songs hailing from Scotland, Ireland, England and America, interspersed with self-penned and traditional tune sets. Their debut album "Pitch Invasion" will be available from May 2013.

The Adam McCulloch Trio
The Adam McCulloch Trio are Adam McCulloch (Vocals/Guitar), Paul McKenna (Vocals/Bouzuki) and Sean Gray (Flute/Whistles). Accomplished artists in their own right, Paul and Sean ( together with Adam form an exciting and dynamic sound, refreshing in its simplicity, guaranteed to have audiences foot tapping & singing along!

Saturday 1st June

Mick West and Frank McLaughlin
Mick West is regarded as one of Scotland's finest interpreters of traditional song, and is no stranger to anyone who has been to Partick Folk Club in the past! Make sure you don't miss this chance to see him perform alongside sensational guitarist Frank McLaughlin!

The Jarlath Henderson Band
Jarlath Henderson is perhaps known best for his beautiful style on the Uilleann Pipes, but his lesser known talent, his delivery of traditional songs, is every bit as spectacular. Jarlath will bring us a lovely mix of songs and tunes alongside the wonderful Innes Watson (guitar/fiddle), Hamish Napier (flute/keys), and Duncan Lyall (bass), not to be missed!

Sunday 2nd June

The Scott Wood Trio
Formed in the summer of 2012 for the Piping Live! festival, The Scott Wood Trio are an energetic and dynamic band, with driving tunes and innovative arrangements. With a wealth of personal musical experiences behind them, the trio combines together with a mixture of pipes/whistle, fiddle and guitar to create a tight, powerful and youthful live sound.

The Tannahill Weavers
This dynamic quartet play Scottish traditional music at its best. The band’s potent mixture of traditional ballads and fiery instrumentals leaves their audiences spellbound. As tight and versatile as any band in the Celtic music scene, the Tannahills can summon rock-n-roll intensity or haunting introspection.
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Partick Folk Festival 2012

Tuesday 25 May 2010

25th May - 27th May

St Peter's Hall, Chancellor Street, Partick.

Friday 25th May - Sarah McQuaid, support Mick West and Frank McLaughlin

Saturday 26th May - The Paul McKenna Band
and Kyle Warren Band

Sunday 27th May - Gillebrěde MacMillan Band
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