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Shiny New Website!

Welcome to my new website! I hope you like it. The best thing about this new website is it enables me to offer special discounts and rewards to those of you who support me by subscribing to my mailing list newsletter. You’ll find a button to join the mailing list at the bottom of most […]

Welcome Aimee!

We’re delighted to welcome our new CARA bandmate, Aimee Farrell Courtney! Aimee won the 2010 World Bodhrán Championship, and having played with her, we can see how…we’re delighted that she’s agreed to join CARA, and she’ll be playing with us on our quintet dates – you can check them out here: www.cara-music.com

September Update

It’s my 40th birthday! I enjoy living so much that I don’t like to think about mortality too much, but “the big 4 – 0” has made me take stock; I hope that, if I’m lucky, I still have half of my life to go (or maybe even more, if I’m really lucky!). And I’m […]

The BIG Project Youth Choir

I’m really delighted to announce that The BIG Project Youth Choir are winners of the Hands Up For Trad Young Community Musicians Of The Year 2018! Thanks to everyone who voted, and well done to all the winners (including generous and supportive community musicians Alison Burns, Jane Lewis and Protest in Harmony who have inspired […]

Lovely fRoots Review For Stories Untold

Here’s a lovely review for my new album from fRoots: Kim Edgar, Stories Untold (Quietly Fantastic QFM004). Edinburgh songwriter-pianist delivers inspiring, thought-provoking original songs conveying both the uplift and heartbreak of love and taking their cue from core credos ‘love is the key’ and ‘write what you love’.  Intelligent quasi-orchestral arrangements impart a dimension of […]

CARA Autumn Tour Blog 2015 – Final Days

I’ve been loathe to write a post this past week, with all that’s been going on in Paris and around the world, as well as close to home. How do you square the joy I felt in performing with my bandmates in Soltau on Friday night (in a beautiful, new, felt factory museum, of all […]

CARA Autumn Tour Blog 2015 – End Of The First Leg!

Last night’s gig in the Anton Bruckner Centrum in Ansfelden, Austria was our last gig in the first leg of the autumn tour. It was lovely to return to this venue where I played on my first tour with CARA – and the welcome, the backstage food, the Gruner Veltliner and the venue’s colour scheme […]

CARA Autumn Tour Blog 2015 – The First Leg

Oct 20, 2015 It’s that time of year again already! I’m sitting in Heathrow airport, half way to Germany, with some minutes to spare and lots of anticipation for the CARA autumn tour. After a recent experience of lost luggage throughout a trip to Germany with KLM, I’m not travelling light – my heavy hand […]

CARA Autumn Tour Blog 2014 – The Final One!

We’re just about to perform the last Cara gig of 2014, and the autumn tour has been populated with many enjoyable gigs, friendly audiences and a whole range of literal highs and lows – both underground and at height. It’s strange how time goes; some moments in gigs, when I’m hyper aware, seem to pass […]