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Sincere thanks to everyone who has taken the time to attend live performances or listened to music from Duncan’s album Sandwood over recent months.  Thanks also for the support offered through nominations and voting at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2018. Duncan is honoured to have been awarded the prestigious Album of the Year […]

Vote for Duncan Chisholm and Sandwood at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards!

You can vote now for your preferences amongst a selection of world-class musical talent shortlisted for the Scots Trad Music Awards 2018. Duncan is honoured to have been nominated within two categories at this year’s awards. Duncan Chisholm within the Composer of the Year category – and his latest release Sandwood has been shortlisted within the Album of […]

Highland Tour Dates: Festival of Small Halls

Duncan has been invited to perform as part of the the first Festival of Small Halls which will take place around Skye and Lochalsh over eight days, towards the end of November 2018.  This is a multi-art form winter festival, bringing big music to small halls. People, place and performance are the themes of this […]

Sandwood: MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2018!

Hands up for Trad have opened nominations for the 2018 MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards.  Celebrating excellence in traditional music, these awards honour artists, instrumentalists, composers and singer-songwriters. This awards ceremony includes a wealth of categories that encompass all aspects of traditional music.  Be sure to take a moment to nominate your favourite acts […]

Eden Court Theatre Performance:  An Treas Suaile (The Third Wave)

On 27 January 2019, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness will host ‘An Treas Suaile’ (The Third Wave) which Duncan was commissioned to write with fellow musician Julie Fowlis. Late on New Year’s Eve 1918, HMY Iolaire set sail from Kyle of Lochalsh carrying nearly 300 seamen home to the Isle of Lewis after the war.  The […]

Wolfstone to perform at the Blas Festival 2018

The Blas Festival, which takes place between 7 – 15 September 2018, celebrates the culture, traditional music and Gaelic in the Highlands of Scotland. Duncan will perform with folk-rock band Wolfstone as they make a rare appearance on Highland soil when they perform in Lochinver on Friday 14 September.  For full box office details, please visit […]

Sandwood Review / Duncan Chisholm Feature

Twenty years ago this summer, the first issue of Penguin Eggs surfaced on the Internet.  This publication continues to be bursting with features, interviews, news and reviews from the traditional scene and the current summer special 20th Anniversary Issue (No.78) is no exception.  Read Roddy Campbell’s full review of Sandwood, accessible via the publication here, as […]

Duncan Chisholm Live at Egerton

Duncan has been invited to perform at the Millenium Hall, Egerton toward the end of October 2018.  Known for its triennial summer music festival, Egerton continues to invite musicians to perform between festivals whilst promoting the arts in the Kent area. Duncan will perform as part of a quartet including Conal McDonagh, Ali Hutton and Megan […]

Duncan: Live on BBC Radio 3 Breakfast

In midsummer week, BBC Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination.  Into the Forest (BBC R3 daily between 630-9am, 18 – 22 June) explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest, allowing time out from today’s […]

Live Event News….

RUNRIG: THE LAST DANCE Duncan is thrilled to be performing with Julie Fowlis at Runrig’s The Last Dance concerts in Stirling on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th August.  Duncan has been a huge fan of Runrig over their career and feels privileged to be a part of this weekend, celebrating Runrig, their music, and their legacy. […]