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Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish musician acclaimed by Folk Radio UK as 'one of our most talented, important and relevant songwriters and song-adapters'. He has released several critically acclaimed albums of his music via Drag City Records over the past two decades. He will be touring solo in support of the release of new album Grief in the Kitchen and Mirth in the Hall in Spring 2023.

Alasdair draws upon the traditional song and music of Scotland, and further afield, to create his own idiosyncratic & evocative compositions as well as fresh interpretations of folk songs and narrative ballads. Alasdair’s renowned acoustic fingerstyle guitar – understated yet questing and ever in service to the needs of the song – is revered, underpinning his soulful tenor voice. 

Alasdair enjoys a wide range of collaborations with fellow musicians, as well as with artists from other disciplines. He plays in the groups Furrow Collective, Current 93 and Green Ribbons and has toured extensively both in the UK and worldwide, both solo and with various musical companions.