Hannah Rarity & Anna Massie
FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2019
Doors 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Hannah Rarity’s sublime voice imbues the music she performs with a depth of emotion that is
inimitable. It’s this ability that has seen her become one of Scotland’s foremost young singers.
Winner of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018, her status as a
rising talent has been further consolidated by her Scots Singer of the Year nomination at the
2017 & 2018 Scots Trad Music Awards and feature as ‘One to Watch in 2018’ in The Scotsman.
Her powerful vocals have been well-suited to her collaborations and performances with
esteemed musical acts such as Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC SSO, Scottish
Chamber Orchestra, her international touring with Irish-American band Cherish the Ladies, as
well as national television appearances – BBC Hogmanay Live, BBC N.I. Wayfaring Stranger –
and UK festivals, such as Orkney, Tiree, Celtic Connections.
‘Neath the Gloaming Star’ - Debut Album Hannah follows up her acclaimed EP Beginnings (“...in
the same league as
the likes of Cara Dillon when it comes to softly-sung tender emotion...Hers is definitely a name
to watch” - fRoots) with the release of her hotly anticipated debut album Neath the Gloaming
Star in September 2018, which features some of Scotland’s most sought after young musical
talent, as well as folk legend, Phil Cunningham. The album features interpretations of songs
the folk genre she embraces so effortlessly, which includes Scots song from a number of
sources, self-penned tracks and heart-wrenching covers of some of Scotland’s greatest
songwriters, including Davy Steele’s Rose O’ Summerlee and Silly Wizard frontman Andy M.
Stewart’s ‘Where Are You (Tonight, I Wonder)?’.