Claire Hastings & Ron Jappy


22
Dec
Claire Hastings & Ron Jappy

Sunday 22nd December 2019 / Doors 7:00pm

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart DG8 6BT

Tickets: £7.00 (Full) / £3.00 (Concession)

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Concessions available for under 25's only.

Originally from Dumfries, folksinger, songwriter, ukulele player and guitarist Claire Hastings performs a special Christmas concert at The Vault Arts Centre with accompaniment from ace guitarist Ron Jappy.

Glasgow based folksinger, songwriter, ukulele player and guitarist Claire Hastings has made a name for herself on the folk scene since winning BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year in 2015.

Since then she has toured throughout the UK, Europe and New Zealand as a solo artist, with The Claire Hastings Band and Top Floor Taivers, and has shared the stage with the likes of Lulu, Jamie Cullum, Deacon Blue and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Claire’s debut album ‘Between River and Railway’ was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. ("Exquisite" SONGLINES) Her much-awaited second album ‘Those Who Roam’, launching at Celtic Connections 2019, features traditional and original songs under the theme of journeys.

"Claire has a strong ability to portray a story through song, and is known for her varied repertoire and ‘natural, effortless Scots voice’." (FRUK)

"A unique and original talent" MAVERICK

"A genuine treat" FATEA

"Claire does more than simply sing a song, she takes you to the story and sits you comfortably right beside the singer" FOLK RADIO UK

 

The Vault Arts Centre


40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart
Wigtownshire
DG8 6BT

Fabulous new arts centre facility in the heart of Newton Stewart offering workshops, masterclasses, 1-to-1 tuition, live music & dance, arts & crafts exhibitions and sales, music sales, ticket sales and the offices for Trad Music Trust and Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

Sponsorship support from:
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  • Five Kingdoms Brewery Logo
  • Merrick Real Estate
  • Creebridge House Hotel
  • Baillie Gifford Logo

6th annual music festival

The 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over 12th-14th July 2019 and, after another outstanding programme of events in 2018 which saw us hosting Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music, it looks set to be another packed programme and is really living up to it's reputation as one of the best rural arts festivals in Dumfries & Galloway.

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