From Scottish Highlands to Sheffield Greystones for singer Kaela

Kaela Rowan has come a long way since her teens when she was singing in folk bands in the Scottish Highlands '“ and is now heading for Sheffield.

Thursday, 3rd August 2017, 7:00 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 11:54 am

As lead singer with influential Scottish group Mouth Music, Kaela recorded three albums and toured globally, while recently she joined Shooglenifty for their acclaimed album The Untied Knot, bringing a dynamic new element to the band’s sound.

Her solo career began in earnest in 2014 with the release of her first self-penned album Menagerie.

Her second album, The Fruited Thorn, saw her return to the songs she learned growing up in the Scottish highlands.

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Singing in Gaelic, Scots and English she takes the listener on a tour of some of the finest Scots and Irish ballads, arranged in a unique style that is both respectful and innovative.

Now she brings her band – Kaela and Shooglenifty duo James Mackintosh, on guitar and percussion, and Ewan MacPherson, on guitar, mandolin and jaw harp, to Sheffield, for a show at The Greystones on Wednesday, August 9.

Tickets are now available, priced from £12, from mygreystones.co.uk