BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 finalist Kim Carnie is a Gaelic singer raised on the West Coast of Scotland. Currently a TV presenter on BBC ALBA’s ‘Dè a-Nis?’ and a National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music alumna, her love for the language is held very close to her heart.
Kim has performed at festivals and prestigious events across the UK, including Orkney Folk Festival, Hebridean Celtic Festival, Celtic Connections and Cambridge Folk Festival. She also opened ‘Na Trads’ as a part of John Saich’s (former member of Caparcaille) MOVE project, which featured Fraser Fifield and Neil Primrose (Travis). Kim is also a current member of ‘Air Falbh Leis na h-Eòin/Away with the Birds’ which was originally commissioned for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Kim will be joined on stage by some of Scotland’s best folk musicians; Innes White (Karen Matheson band), Euan Burton and Megan Henderson (Breabach). The band recorded Kim’s Debut EP in June 2017 due to be released later this summer.