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Gaelic Week Edinburgh: Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair

25 Feb 2023
13:00-13:30 and / agus 14:00-14:30

Free, drop-in / An asgaidh 

Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair

Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair

Join folk musicians Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair for a family-friendly performance of traditional Gaelic song with vocal harmonies and story-telling arrangements.

Thig còmhla ris an luchd-ciùil dùthchail Josie Duncan agus Owen Sinclair airson cuirm-chiùil  dha theaghlaichean de dh’òrain thraidiseanta Ghàidhlig le co-sheirm gutha agus aithris sgeulachdan. 

Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair

Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair are a folk duo made up of two voices, guitar and clarsach. From opposite corners of the North of Scotland, the duo bring their own flair to traditional songs with vocal harmonies and story-telling arrangements exploring Gaelic, Scots and traditions from around the world.  

Josie and Owen will perform this free, family-friendly set twice in the Grand Gallery.

Josie Duncan agus Owen Sinclair

'S e duo dùthchasach a th' ann an Josie Duncan agus Owen Sinclair le dà ghuth, giotàr agus clàrsach. Bho dhiofar cheàrnan de cheann a tuath na h-Alba, bidh an dithis a’ toirt an tàlant fhèin do dh’ òrain thraidiseanta le co-sheirm gutha agus aithris sgeulachdan a’ toirt a-steach na Gàidhlig, na h-Albais agus traidiseanan bho air feadh an t-saoghail. 

Bidh Josie agus Owen a’ cluich an t-seata seo an-asgaidh, dà thuras anns an Grand Gallery.

Josie Duncan and Owen Sinclair / Josie Duncan agus Owen Sinclair.

Gaelic Week Edinburgh

Part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig Dùn Èideann (Gaelic Week Edinburgh), 20–26 February 2023. This year’s festival theme is “Coming Together / A’ Tighinn Còmhla”, inspired by post-pandemic recovery. 

In association with Live Music Now Scotland.  Find out more about Live Music Scotland on their website.

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