A very busy 2014 so far and some exciting gigs coming up. First up next week, several gigs with Remembered-Imagined project, working with six great composers and writers, the McFalls Chamber Orchestra and Aonghas Pàdruig Caimbeul. We will be gigging in Edinburgh and Plockton so for more info please visit http://rememberedimagined.org for more details.
Secondly I'm delighted to be touring England and Wales with Salsa Celtica this month from 21-30 March. It's bound to be a cracking tour Read more [...]
Hot off the press last week and just in time for Christmas are bilingual greetings cards in Gaelic and English! For the month of December, every Christmas CD order will contain a free pack of 5 greetings cards! Visit the store for further pricings…
Due to popular demand, "Don't Sing Lovesongs", Maeve's debut album is to be re-released for purchase.
This website will be offering the album in repackaged dikipak design with a special purchase deal including some freebies. And with Christmas only round the corner too... :)
Originally released in 2007 on Footstompin Records, this album was recognised in the Classic Albums series in 2008 as well as receiving several five star reviews and led to an award at the Scots Trad Music Awards 2007. Read more [...]
I'm just back from Ireland via the Isle of Lewis and a whistlestop tour of gigs, negotiating airports, sunbathing (in Scotland. Yes, really) and excellent company! Mòran taing/ Go raibh mile maith agaibh do Hebridean Celtic Festival, Soma Festival and especially the mighty Nasc. Also a big thanks to Innes Watson for doing a stellar job depping on guitar for http://hebceltfest.com
June was an incredibly busy start to the summer what with a mountain of choral projects, including my teenage Read more [...]
Happy Easter all and a huge thanks to my Canadian agency Near North Music, as well as to Creative Scotland for their kind financial assistance and all the fab venues, promoters, and festival organisers for having the trio over in Canada last month. We had a highly successful tour, played to some amazing full-capacity audiences in even more amazing locations (see the Facebook page for photographic evidence of some great gigs and even some off-road driving in The Yukon!).
We also got some Read more [...]
Maeve and trio will be doing a live session on BBC Radio Wales this Saturday 9th March, for Celtic Heartbeat with Frank Hennessy. The programme features a stellar lineup of musicians, including Ricky Ross, and will be broadcast live from 6-8pm on BBC Radio Wales. Tune into Celtic Heartbeat at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01r6bzr
Next on the agenda is a 2 week Canadian tour, starting next week to promote "Once Upon An Olive Branch". Accompanied by the brilliant Ross Martin on guitar and the Read more [...]
The Sunday Herald has chosen a track from Maeve's new album to appear on the Sunday Herald’s Celtic Connections CD- this Sunday, 13th January.
The track featured is the funked up Fionnghuala. This is a free CD showcasing the best of Celtic Connections 2013 and is always a fantastic source for discovering new music, so be sure to get your copy.
CELTIC CONNECTIONS 2013
The UK's biggest winter festival is nearly upon us! Maeve is honoured to be part of this festival once again, Read more [...]
It's been busy times over here and lots of exciting things are afoot... Starting with the recently-formed band, Nasc, our debut gigs went down so well in Glasgow and Belfast that there is talk of an album happening in 2013. Keep an eye out for further details. www.facebook.com/NascBand
I was delighted to hear Fionnghuala -from my brand new album, Once Upon An Olive Branch- making an appearance on BBC Radio 2's Mike Harding show last night, with some lovely words about me from the man himself, Read more [...]
Maeve’s latest album, ‘ONCE UPON AN OLIVE BRANCH’ was released on October 1st across the UK and can be ordered direct from the Store above.
The CD is also available on iTunes and from all good record shops.
A perfect gift for the upcoming Christmas period!
Delighted to hear I've been nominated again for Gaelic Singer of the Year at the Trad Music Awards 2011!
Register your votes online til mid November... Go on... PS... if you're stuck for other categories, please consider Innes Watson as Instrumentalist of the Year, Caithream CiÃ¹il as Trad Music in Media, The Ben Nevis Bar as Venue of the Year... I'll stop now! :)
http://www.scottishcultureonline.com/vote-now-in-the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards-2011/ Read more [...]