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July 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


“The fiddler with the Midas touch… an English equivalent of the great Irish fiddle player Martin Hayes” **** – The Guardian

Nominated four times, and winner in 2015, of Musician Of The Year BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam Sweeney is a veteran of the mighty Bellowhead, former and inaugural artistic director of the National Youth Folk Ensemble, founder member of the acclaimed instrumental trio Leveret, and “one of the defining English fiddle players of his generation” (Mark Radcliffe) at the forefront of the revival in English traditional music.

Sam has also recorded and performed with The Full English, Eliza Carthy, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, Emily Portman, Martin Carthy, as well as his own critically acclaimed show Made In The Great War.

After the release of his two critically acclaimed albums, The Unfinished Violin and Unearth Repeat, Sam is taking to the road for a few exclusive, intimate, totally acoustic solo performances, playing some of his favourite tunes.


Tickets: £15 + BF
Date: Thursday 7 July 2022
Doors open: 7:30pm | Music starts: 8pm
Location: Pianodrome, Old Royal High School, Regent Road, Edinburgh

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July 7
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Old Royal High
Edinburgh, EH7 5BL
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