Glasgow, Scotland – One of the hottest Scottish bands will be touring the United States in September. Bodega are Gillian Chalmers from Fraserburgh on pipes, whistle and fiddle; Ross Couper from Shetland on fiddle; Tia Files from Oban on guitar, bass guitar and percussion; Norrie MacIver from Isle of Lewis on lead vocals, accordion and guitar; and June Naylor from Isle of Skye on clarsach (harp).
All musicians are graduates of The National Centre of Excellence for Traditional Music, Plockton, Ross-shire, Scotland and previous winners of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.
The band’s debut album is the self titled Bodega on Greentrax ( CDTRAX295).
· 15 & 16 The Cincinnati Celtic Festival
· 18 Music at the Mount, Cincinnati, OH
· 22 The Tulsa Performing Art Center, Tulsa, OK
· 23 Clanjamfry, Memphis, TN
· 25 Chatham Central School, Chatham, NY
· 28-30 Celtic Classic, Bethlehem, PA