Where: The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool
When: Thursday April 17th
Why:Winner of the PRS Composer of the Year award at the 2009 MG Alba Scots Music Awards and renowned for her deft and lyrical accordion style, Mairearad is one of Scotland’s finest musical exports. In great demand as a performer and composer, Mairearad can often be seen on stage with Anna Massie and The Poozies. Mairearad has written original music from a very young age and many of her compositions are rapidly becoming well known on the Scottish Folk scene. Among the favourites are “Maggie West’s Waltz” and “Dram Behind the Curtain.” The latter recently recorded on Eddi Reader’s Burns Deluxe album.