Celtic Colours Festival, Cape Breton Island

Everyone in the world should visit Celtic Colours Festival in Cape Breton! It is one of the friendliest places I have been in a long time, the festival is brilliant and the scenery is stunning. I particularly enjoyed being called “honey” all week! Anna and I were there this October and the leaves were out

Too busy to post my news!

I’m sorry I have been terrible at keeping you up to date with all that’s going on. Very briefly, last year I played at some great Summer festivals, I went to Italy with The Shee girls, I played in India for the Commonwealth Games and went on several small tours with The Poozies. This year

Foraging for a Highland feast

The Guardian website has used sound clips from my album “Passing Places” for a film on foraging by Sara Nason. To view this go to http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/video/2010/jun/28/foraging-scottish-highlands The Guardian describes the film as “Off-grid living and foraging expert Emma Magenta shows Michael Tait how to gather and prepare a feast of shellfish, wild garlic and edible

Mairearad and Anna on iTunes

Anna and I have finally put our album up on iTunes, so here is the link http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/mairearad-and-anna/id381456218 You can’t quite appreciate the beautiful debossing on our white album cover here but please do go and have a listen!