Dougie MacLean - Thomas Muir Festival 2016
THOMAS MUIR FESTIVAL 2016
DOUGIE MACLEAN is internationally renowned for his song 'Caledonia', music for 'Last of the Mohicans' and inspired performances…including his ending of the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow which was viewed by over a billion people worldwide! He has received two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and an OBE! 'A musical hero' WallStreet Journal
Cadder Church is a perfect setting accoustically to appreciate Scotland's ﬁnest singer-songwriter... with the new 250th Thomas Muir Memorial Window as a back drop... this evening promises to be an evening to remember.
"...a Scottish phenomenon...with his exquisite guitar style, expressive voice and honest performance, his songs conjure up remarkably vivid imagery of our world" (The Performing Songwriter, USA)
“Dougie MacLean is Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure” (SingOut USA)
“ …a musical hero” (Wall Street Journal) "Strong yet subtle, hauntingly evocative yet contemporary in feel, this music demands listening to over and over again." (Time Out, UK)
“…it’s the music that pulls you in, a brilliant weave of sensitivity, a solid worldview and lively instrumental playing” (Vision Magazine, USA)