Findlay Napier, Scotland On Sunday, 3 January 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, Spectrum Magazine: Sunday 3 January 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss Read on

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon, Scotland On Sunday, Spectrum Magazine, Findlay Napier

Findlay Napier is an integral and active part of the music scene in Scotland.

In addition to touring solo and with several bands he also finds time to curate renowned showcase gigs, such as his Late Night Sessions and Hazy Recollections at Celtic Connections.

This month, he’ll be hosting Hazy Recollections nights on 17, 24 and 31 January, providing emerging artists with the opportunity to perform at the UK’s biggest winter festival of folk music.

The line up includes Something Someone, Bella & the Bear, Gus Harrower, Michael Cassidy, Teen Canteen, Donna Maciocia, Declan Walsh and more. Each night has 4 artists announced with a surprise fifth act unveiled each week.

His latest album VIP [Very Interesting Persons], co-written by Boo Hewerdine and inspired by ten genuinely interesting historical characters is out now. Napier embarks on an extensive UK tour throughout next month and March. Visit

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the music industry seminar and social evenings Born To Be Wide visit

** For consideration as our artist of the week or any other news please contact: Derick Mackinnon

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