Rootsbase: Westward The Light

Start
June 25, 2019 7:30 pm
End
June 25, 2019 9:30 pm

A new live music club – dedicated to presenting the very best in folk, trad and roots-based!

Westward The Light is a remarkable new band – a collaboration between piano/ fiddle duo, Charlie Grey, and Joseph Peach (BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Finalists 2017), fiddle and viola player Sally Simpson (Catriona Hawksworth and Sally Simpson, Heisk), and guitarist and vocalist Owen Sinclair (Tanara, Inyal).

This band is the result of years of collaboration in a range of settings. Westward The Light a vessel for the members of the group to bring together an expansive knowledge of Scottish Folk style, ethos and culture, isolating and expanding on significant themes to create a new expression of an age-old sound.

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Venue Information

About the venue:

  • The entrance to the Gilded Balloon Basement is on Rose Street Lane South.
  • Accessibility: the GB Basement is accessed by 12 stairs down. For more information about accessibility head over to our Accessibility page
  • Doors open one hour prior to show start time (including the bar and box office). So come on down early and grab a drink and seat! (For Sixties on a Sunday, The 565 Specials and podcast recordings doors open 30 mins before).
  • We have a lovely wee bar with a wide selection of drinks and snacks.