Rachel Hair Trio concert on Celtic Fusion

Rachel Hair Trio concert on Celtic Fusion

To celebrate the start of the Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2017 at Merchiston Castle School, 294 Colinton Road, Colinton, Edinburgh from Friday 31 March until Wednesday 5 April, this week’s Celtic Fusion programme on 100.8 Revival FM features in the second hour of the programme a concert from The Rachel Hair Trio recorded at Celtic Connections 2016.

As a member of the organising committee and responsible for media enquires and information, Rachel Hair is heavily involved in the Edinburgh International Harp Festival.eihf-logo-2017

“Renowned for its strong melodies, earthy songs and majestic instrumental flair and driven by the dynamic playing of Highland harpist and composer Rachel Hair, The Rachel Hair Trio is completed by elegant double bass from Cameron Maxwell and strong rhythm and vocals from singer-guitarist Jenn Butterworth.

They have released two well received albums the most recent being the aptly titled Trì (Gaelic for three). “Three stringed instruments expertly balanced with each other, finely contrasting in tone and bursting with melodic energy.” – Jim Gilchrist, The Scotsman.

More information on the Edinburgh International Harp Festival here.

Celtic Fusion, Tuesdays at 8.00-10.00pm; repeated Saturday 5.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime for 7 days after broadcast.

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