Hope your all well!
Session A9 have been nominated for an award at the 2009 Scottish Trad Music awards. The nomination is in the "Live Act of the Year" category and if you fancy voting you can do so at:
Voting closes on the 20th of November.
We had a great night on Friday the 13th at the Scots Fiddle Festival which is held in the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh.
We were part of the "Heat the Hoose" concert also featuring Beólach & Dannsa who were brilliant! A great night was had by all!
A big thanks to all the organisers for the great job in organising such a fantastic weekend.
The Fiddle Festival was also a chance to air some new material we have been working on recently at a rehearsal weekend we had in October. We were lucky to get the use of the fantastic facilities at the beautiful Inschriach House Estate near Aviemore which was a very inspiring place to rehearse indeed!
We are all looking forward to the next one! :-)
It will be a very busy start to 2010 for Session A9.
It all kicks off on the 16th of January at Celtic Connections where Session A9 will be the house band for a very special concert called "A Scottish Song Book". The concert will feature some of Scotlands finest singers from a variety of genres singing "folk standards to pop classics, leftfield cult anthems to Gaelic ballads".
On the 29th of January Session A9 will play the Old Fruitmarket in a concert alongside the brilliant Kris Drever, a great friend and ex Session A9 member so we are really looking forward to that one!
For more info on Celtic Connections and the above gigs check www.celticconnections.com
The 30th sees the start of a 2 week tour where we will play throughout Scotland and England. For more info please check the "Gigs" section of the website.
There are many other things in the pipeline for throughout the year so more info about them later!
Until next time :-)
All the best,