“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.
Well what can I say? That was without question one of the best weeks of my life. Getting to interview and tour inside the Carnegie Hall, walking down 6th avenue as part of the Tartan Day Parade, not to mention Maddison Square Garden, Freedom Tower and the abundance of amazing things we did and people […]
Very excited to announce that BBC Radio Scotland’s Take the Floor will be going to New York City next month as we join in with the 20th anniversary celebrations of Tartan Week. We plan to visit many of the attractions the city has to offer while also bringing a flavour of what our Scottish music […]
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 […]