“Gary is a Jack of all trades and a master of all.”
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
Accordion in hand, Gary Innes truly has the world at his fingertips – though at heart he’s never far from his native Scottish Highlands. Over recent years he’s gigged in China, Malaysia, the USA, the Middle East and Kazakhstan, among other exotic destinations, but between times he’s just as busy playing rural village halls and remote island festivals back home, from Acharacle to Achiltibuie, Shetland to Skye.
I have been overwhelmed by lovely messages and calls since winning “Instrumentalist of the Year” at this years MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. It was an incredible night and I couldn’t have been prouder to have my Dad accompany me, the very man who started me playing the accordion all those years ago. A huge […]
2017 has been an incredible year for myself, musically and personally and it just keeps getting better! I am delighted to announce that I have made the final five for this years ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ at the 2017 Trad Awards. We have also been shortlisted for album of the year with Mànran which is fantastic. […]
Here is a six minute interview that I did with BBC ALBA last weekend which takes a look behind the scenes at ‘Take the Floor’ and had a blether about my old Shinty days.