Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton

 Friday 18 October, 7pm 



£16 (+ booking fee)

With John Bramwell + Maz O'Connor

Skilfully performed instrumental music deeply rooted in the Scottish tradition, Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, two of Scotland’s most prominent musicians, bring together original compositions from their highly acclaimed albums, Symbiosis I and II, ranging from high octane jigs and reels to beautifully melodic slow airs.


The music is a masterful blend of the old and the new, mixing in elements of traditional, rock and electronic. Their arsenal is made up of bagpipes, whistles, guitars, cittern, drums, and electronics. Modern Scottish folk music at its mightiest! You’ll be sure to be set alight.


The boys will be joined by two of Scotland’s finest musicians, Paul Jennings of Croft no 5 fame, and Jenn Butterworth from Kinnaris Quintet.

In concert with

"Skilful acoustic instrumental playing is elaborated and developed into bold, funky, adventurous arrangements that sometimes transform into full on Folk Rock, like Treacherous Orchestra on Acid." fRoots


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