Chris Stout & Finaly MacDonald to play Mareel after Recording New Album there.
27 September 2013
Off the back of recording their new album
The Cauld Wind at the
studio in Mareel, Chris Stout and Finlay MacDonald, joined by
master guitarist Ross Martin, will be returning to the venue for a
thrilling live performance on Thursday 7 November, presented by
Finlay said: "We're really excited to be
playing Mareel as it was where we recorded out recently released
album The Cauld Wind.
We had been experimenting with different venues for almost two
years because we wanted to use a space with a beautiful acoustic
which would capture the overall sound that we produce - the Main
Auditorium in Mareel was just the perfect place! And with the great
expertise from Iain, Jonathan and all of the technical crew, we
were delighted to be able to find the sound we had been searching
Chris added: "Although a lot of the
material is from the pipe repertoire, we have composed a fair chunk
ourselves and looked to other contemporary composers for
inspiration. We were lucky enough to have our long time friend and
master guitarist Ross Martin to feature on the album and we're
delighted he'll be joining us on the upcoming tour which kicks off
Lisa Ward, Marketing Officer at Shetland
Arts, said: "Chris and Finlay are both extraordinary musicians and
we were very happy when they decided to record their new album in
Mareel. The album is top notch and we're expecting their live
performance in November will be equally engaging."
Tickets for the concert will go on sale in the coming weeks
via Shetland Box Office in Mareel & Islesburgh, over the phone
on 01595 745 555, and online at shetlandboxoffice.org and
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