Gaelic Song Workshop with Norrie MacIver
Sunday 26th Sept. 10am - 11.30am BST (online)
Norrie "Tago" MacIver is a singer/songwriter from Carloway in the Isle of Lewis and is currently living in Fife after many years away from home.
Norrie moved to Glasgow to attend the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where he graduated with Honours in 2009. During his time in Glasgow, Norrie was the lead singer of the award-winning band Bodega, who in 2006 won the BBC radio 2 Young Folk Awards and went on to play at some of the biggest festivals in the UK. Bodega won Folk band of the Year at the MG Alba Scot Trad Music awards in 2008. In 2010 Norrie became the lead singer of Manran and in 2011 he was voted Gaelic singer of the Year at the MG Alba Scot Trad Music awards.
2014 saw Norrie record and release his first solo album Danns an Rathaid and in 2016, he joined Skipinnish as their new lead singer. Skipinnish have since appeared at festivals and venues all over the UK, selling out venues such as the Barrowlands and Usher Hall. Norrie has also released two albums with Skipinnish: The Seventh Wave and Steer ByThe Stars
During lockdown Norrie kept busy by teaching Gaelic online to students from all over the world but also kept on performing through Facebook every week.
This event is brought to you in partnership with Scottish Culture and Traditions Associations’ SC&T Youth