Saturday 4th February    8pm

real time

Music at Craigie,  Craigie Village Hall,

Craigie Village,  near Kilmarnock

Tickets:  £10  &  £6 (under 16)    Unlicensed - BYOB

Real Time, who perform widely at home and abroad, comprise of Kenny Speirs, on vocals and guitar, and highly regarded singer Eilidh Grant.

Borders based Kenny, well known to audiences throughout Europe, is a fine singer of Scottish and contemporary songs and an excellent guitarist. Eilidh Grant has been in and around folk clubs all her life. Her excellent voice is well suited for both classic folk songs and original material. In 2011 she won a Scottish New Music Award for best Folk/Traditional recording of year for her debut album.

Real Time’s repertoire includes not only many songs and tunes from both sides of the border, but also contemporary and self-penned material, and to date they have released several popular albums.

Saturday 4th March    8pm

Rachel Hair & Jen butteworh

Music at Craigie,  Craigie Village Hall,

Craigie Village,  near Kilmarnock

Tickets:  £10  &  £6 (under 16)    Unlicensed - BYOB

Rachel Hair is one of the UK's finest contemporary Celtic harpists.  She performs a spellbinding mix of Scottish, Irish and original harp music together with Jenn Butterworth, on guitar and vocals.  Jenn, a lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, was awarded ‘Tutor of the Year’ at the 2015 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.  The duo's arrangements breathe passion, emotion and energy into traditional and contemporary tunes and songs.

Saturday 1st April    8pm

Robyn Stapleton

Music at Craigie,  Craigie Village Hall,

Craigie Village,  near Kilmarnock

Tickets:  £10  &  £6 (under 16)    Unlicensed - BYOB

Singer Robyn Stapleton, 2014 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician, is now one of Scotland’s most sought-after folk singers  Performances have included Glasgow’s BBC Proms in the Park  accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.  Robyn sings the songs of her Scottish and Irish heritage, in the Scots, English and Gaelic language.  She will be accompanied by Alistair Paterson on keyboards, graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a finalist in the 2014 Young Traditional Musician award.

Saturday 6th May    8pm

Jenny Sturgeon & Jonny HARDIE

Music at Craigie,  Craigie Village Hall,

Craigie Village,  near Kilmarnock

Tickets:  £10  &  £6 (under 16)     Unlicensed - BYOB

Singer-songwriter Jenny Sturgeon and fiddler and guitarist Jonny Hardie combine rich traditional music from the North East of Scotland with self-penned material.  Both are involved in other projects such as Jenny’s song writing workshops and Jonny’s theatre and production work.  Jonny is also well known as a long standing member of folk band Old Blind Dogs.