Fiddlers’ Bid


********** Nominated for ‘Best Live act’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2011 **************

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“They play like angels and devils all at once.” Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Fiddlers˚ Bid are internationally respected as leading exponents of their unique musical heritage and rich fiddle tradition and are global ambassadors for Shetland. A dynamic four-fiddle front line joins with a powerhouse of piano, bass, guitar and Scottish harp to create a display of stunning virtuosity.

Since their formation in 1991, the “flying fiddles and furious talent” of Fiddlers Bid have astounded audiences all over the world with their expressive, high energy music and performance.

“Beware: Fiddlers Bid is infectious and habit-forming.”

Fiddle – Andrew Gifford, Kevin Henderson, Maurice Henderson, Chris Stout
Piano/Clarsach - Catriona McKay
Guitar – Fionan de Barra
Bass – Jonathan Ritch