8pm $22/$18 students
Winner of ‘Best Group’ in both the Live Ireland awards and the Tradition In Review awards, THE OUTSIDE TRACK are one of the top Celtic acts in the world. They were ‘Best Live Act’ nominees in the MG Alba Scots Traditional Music Awards, and won the German Radio Critics Prize, for their album Flash Company. Live Ireland called them “Among the top bands in the world – stunning on every cut!.”
The Outside Track’s marriage of Celtic music, song and dance has been rapturously received around the world. Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, and Cape Breton, its five members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on this as a foundation. They blend fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, flute, whistle, step-dance and vocals with breathtaking vitality. Their blend of boundless energy and unmistakable joie de vivre has won them a large following around the globe.
This band features Edinburgh’s Ailie Robertson on harp, Irish singer/flute and whistle player Teresa Horgan, Mairi Rankin, the renowned fiddle and step-dancer from the Rankin Family from Canada, accordion player Fiona Black from the Highlands of Scotland, and award-winning guitarist and composer Michael Ferrie, from Callander, Scotland.