image for Music - Folk item typeChristmas Eve with Rua Macmillan and friends at Hootananny

Music - Folk, Sun 24 Dec 2017


67 Church Street,

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Originally from Nairn, in the Scottish Highlands, fiddler Rua Macmillan is quickly making a name for himself in the world of Scottish traditional music. Having graduated with a B.A. (Honours) in Scottish Music from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2008, he has already toured extensively throughout Europe and the U.S.

In February 2009, Rua was awarded the prestigious title of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. The following summer he performed at Cambridge Folk Festival, the UK’s biggest folk festival.

His debut album ‘Tyro’ (CDTRAX 346) was released on the Greentrax label in May 2010 to great critical acclaim, being voted ‘Instrumental Album of the Year’ in the Fatea Awards, and picked as a ‘Top of The World’ album by Songlines Magazine.

Rua was also a founding member of the Paul McKenna Band, who were voted ‘Best Up and Coming Act’ in the 2009 MG Alba Trad. Music Awards.

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Sun 24 Dec 2017 21:30



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