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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Highland and Island thrills with Blazin’ Fiddles

Award-winning Scottish string ensemble Blazin’ Fiddles return to The Met on Saturday 15 June at 8pm.


Featuring some of the hottest contemporary fiddle players from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the most exciting and memorable fiddle ensembles ever to take the stage, delighting audiences from remote village halls to the Royal Albert Hall.


The Led Zeppelin of the folk world” – The Scotsman


Fiddlers Jenna Reid, Bruce Macgregor, Allan Henderson and Iain Macfarlane are joined by Anna Massie on guitar/fiddle and Andy Thorburn on keyboard in a firey blend that raises the roof. No other band has quite captured the excitement, passion and the sensitivity of Scottish music.


This is moving music from Scotland’s great ambassadors of the centuries-old Scots tradition. Changing direction as tightly as a flock of birds, their reels can take the breath away” – Scotland on Sunday


Tickets for the performance are £16, or £14 for concessions. For further information or to book tickets please go online at www.themet.biz or phone ticket office on 0161 761 2216.