Friday, August 10, 2012
7.00 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Following on from last year's major success, Folk on the Boat 2 will take place on 10th August on The Maid of the Loch with a fantastic mixture of bands and singer/songwriters ensuring a great night's entertainment with 'something for everyone'.
7pm - 7.25 pm
Scottish/Irish Folk and Rock Band with a hint of Cajun spice. Joe and Rod aim to create a personal and feel-good atmosphere mixing and blending Music and Musicians to suit the occasion.
7.30 - 7.55
Morgan Lee Band
Glasgow based group, who describe their music as 'Celtic Eclectica', playing self-penned songs, traditional folk music through to Dylan. Line-up: Hugh Lee (lead vocals, mandolin, octave mandolin, fiddle, harmonica & whistles); Emma Bullen (lead vocals) ; Anne Morgan (fiddle, viola, backing vocals); Tony Llewelyn (accoustic & resonator guitars, backing vocals) and Andy Robertson (bass, backing vocals).
8.00 - 8.25
Ken Campbell's Ideal Band
'One of the best Songbooks in contemporary Scots music with three of Scotland's most experienced musicians'. Ken Campbell - vocals, guitar, laud, northumbrian pipes, Linsey Aitken - cello, vocals and Gavin Paterson - piano, guitar, mandolin, vocals
8.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Have Mercy Las Vegas
All come from musical families, each bringing their own style to the band creating a sound that is largely folk and blues based but hard to pin down.
9.00 - 9.30 Interval And Raffle
9.30 - 9.55
Shona Grant aged only 18, hails from Scotland's capital. She has only been playing guitar for a couple of years, but loved to grace the Karaoke stage as a child. Shona is a natural performer and writes complex, yet interesting lyrics. She has made several appearances on Celtic Music Radio and at venues including: The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Edinburgh Foakies and Kilbarchan Old Library Centre. Her musical influences are K.T. Tunstall, Goldfrapp, Cheryl Crow and Florence and the Machine. She is swiftly gathering fans and has many followers of her musical progress, namely Tom and Jane Fairnie, Pauline Alexander, Jim Byrne and Mary K Burke amongst noteable others. (No doubt including her talented father, Alan.)
10.00 - 10.25
Callum Baird: singer-songwriter from Glasgow with a rag-tag mix of haunting love songs and sprawling portraits of Scottish society. "Drawing inspiration from artists old and new, local and international, and combining it with contemporary, sometimes political lyrics, this exciting young Scottish talent is set to ignite the British music scene.'
10.30 - 11.00
Andrew Huggan's music can be described as 'modern traditional folk music'. The musician, from the Ochil Hills, keeps busy penning songs and performing on Radio, Television and gigging at festivals throughout Britain and last year performed in Denmark.
He traces his earliest musical influences back to The Singing Kettle but first tried to play the keyboard after discovering the music of Jean Michel Jarre, Vangelis and Mike Oldfield. It was Oldfield's album Voyager that led to Andrew developing an interest in Scottish folk and Celtic bands, such as Wolfstone and Runrig.
11.05 - 11.35
Haggerdash are one of Scotland's favourite Folk groups playing a wide range of songs and tunes including their own songs. The band consists of Davy Lees, David Logan and Billy Stewart, who between them play an impressive number of instruments: guitar, mandolin tenor banjo, bouzouki, bodhran, harmonica, flute, and whistle. Their aim is to ensure that you have a good time.
11.40 - 00.10 The Daddy Naggins
The Daddy Naggins are a Glasgow based bluegrass band with a difference. Not only do they play electrifying bluegrass and rip roaring traditional tunes and songs, but they also play a range of original and modern classic pop songs, all given The Daddy Naggins special treatment!
Line up: Darren Young, guitar/vocals, Garry McFadden , banjo/vocals, Iain Strachan, bass, Patrick Dunn, flutes and mandolin, Heather Macleod, fiddle, Liam Howitt, accordion and Dion Walters, drums.
Organisers are Lucillia Weir and Alan Grant and Sandy Pratt - presenters on Celtic Music Radio.
Tickets are available from Lucillia Weir on Facebook or telephone: 7049416060.
The Maid of the Loch,
Loch Lomond Steamship Company,
Balloch G83 8QX