Glasgow based folksinger, songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings has made a name for herself on the folk scene since winning BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year in 2015.
Since then she has toured throughout the UK, Europe and New Zealand as a solo artist, with The Claire Hastings Band and Top Floor Taivers, and shared the stage with the likes of Lulu, Jamie Cullum, Deacon Blue and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Claire’s debut album ‘Between River and Railway’ was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. (Exquisite SONGLINES) Her much-awaited second album ‘Those Who Roam’, released at Celtic Connections 2019, features traditional and original songs under the theme of journeys.
Claire has a strong ability to portray a story through song, and is known for her varied repertoire and ‘natural, effortless Scots voice’ (FRUK)
She will be joined by guitarist Jenn Butterworth and fiddler Laura Wilkie for a wonderful evening of songs and stories.
A unique and original talent MAVERICK
A genuine treat FATEA
Claire does more than simply sing a song, she takes you to the story and sits you comfortably right beside the singer FOLK RADIO UK