Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Award winning Scottish fiddler presents concert at St Andrews

"LAURINBURG – Fans of Scottish music will be treated to a free concert featuring award-winning Scottish fiddler Bonnie Rideout on March 19 beginning at 7 p.m. in Avinger Auditorium on the St. Andrews Presbyterian College campus.

Rideout, with her unique style of Scottish fiddling charming audiences across the globe, has been featured on the BBC, CPS, NPR’s Performance Today and Morning Edition. She is also consistently played on NPR’s The Thistle and Shamrock.

Rideout has authored seven music books for Mel Bay Publishing Company while also recording more than 13 solo albums and appearing as a guest musician on dozens of CDs. Her A Scottish Christmas became a New York Times “Top Ten Holiday Best Seller” and prompted a touring show that has sold out halls across North America for over a decade. Her popular recording, Gi’Me Elbow Room, received the coveted Parent’s Choice Gold Award. She was also nominated for a Grammy award."

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