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The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

The Queen’s Hall presents Edinburgh Festival FRINGE | Programme + a series of shows as part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival and morning classical concerts for Edinburgh International Festival

Iconic Edinburgh venue The Queen’s Hall presents an incredible programme of live music spanning Folk, Trad, Jazz, Classical, Rock and Indie as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme 2016

The amazing line up features; ‘An Evening of Ryan Adams’ with Easy Tigers [9 Aug], [featuring members of Broken Records, Stanley Odd, Dean Owens +more], King Creosote [25 Aug], Treacherous Orchestra [18 Aug], Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire + Honeyblood [16 Aug], The Red Hot Chilli Pipers [10 + 26 Aug], RURA [13 Aug], The Chair + Dosca [5 Aug], Eric Bogle [19 & 20 Aug], Capercaillie [27 Aug], Niteworks + Inyal [28 Aug], Blazin’ Fiddles [17 Aug], Dean Owens [24 Aug], The Barra MacNeils [21 Aug], The Peatbog Faeries [11 Aug], The Paul Simon Treatment [23 Aug] featuring members of Admiral Fallow, Fat Suit, Wolfstone, Das Contras, Donna Maciocia +more, and The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra led by Tommy Smith plays Brubeck [14 Aug].

Click HERE for Photos of artists performing at The Queen’s Hall during the FRINGE:
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Fringe, Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Fringe, The Barra MacNeils The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Fringe, Niteworks The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Fringe, Easy Tigers, An Evening of Ryan Adams

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Scotland on Sunday, Sorren MacLean, 8 March 2015

Published in Scotland On Sunday, Spectrum Magazine: Sunday 8 March 2015 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon Scotland On Sunday, Spectrum Magazine 8 March 2015, Sorren MacLean

Hailing from the Isle of Mull, Sorren MacLean is the newest signing on Highlands label Middle of Nowhere Recordings and his EP ‘Way Back Home’ is released tomorrow Monday 9 March.

A talented and versatile musician, he has performed on over 20 albums; including recordings by King Creosote [with whom he toured with in February] and Mull Historical Society . He’s also co-writer for Idlewild front-man Roddy Woomble’s solo LP ‘The Impossible Song and Other Songs.’

His music features on E4’s Beaver Falls, the BBC 2 nature documentary Hebrides and the children’s TV show Katie Morag [via his song-writing partnership with Donald Shaw of Capercaillie .

Sorren who is now on tour with Idlewild, has truly mastered his craft; and is in high demand as a songwriter and performer. We look forward to the release of his new album, ‘Winter Stay Autumn.
. View the ‘Way Back Home’ video below

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry convention Wide Days which takes place on 10 – 11 April at The Pleasance Theatre and The Electric Circus visit For consideration as our artist of the week or any other news please contact: Derick Mackinnon