LIVE MUSIC – Ewan Macintyre
“Celtic Soul” – Rooted in the storytelling folk genre, Ewan infuses his music with layers of Swing, celtic, Bluegrass, Jazz Soul, Blues,Pop and soundscape.
Ewan Macintyre has a long musical pedigree – as lead singer with the award-winning Edinburgh collective Southern Tenant Folk Union he performed the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland at top venues & major festivals including Celtic Connections and Electric Picnic and in 2011 the band won Americana Artist of the Year. He recorded 2 critically acclaimed albums with the band, receiving stellar reviews from Mojo, Q, The Guardian, Irish Times, Uncut, Irish Mail on Sunday, Hot Press as well as live TV performances on RTE’s ‘The Late Late Show’ & ‘The View’.
Combining traditional Scottish & Irish folk alongside jazz, swing and soul, Ewan is completely at home onstage having performed in theatre and music productions since the age of 5. During the live shows on the forthcoming Irish tour, Ewan will weave his own blend of heartfelt ballads, melodies and extended jams, sung in a rich Scots/ Canadian brogue with some lively banter with the audience – who knows who might join him onstage for an impromptu session!