TRADtv was invited to film a selection of gigs from the A Club at the beautiful Merchant’s Hall in Edinburgh during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2016.
Tune for Esme (composed by Rachel Hair) was written in celebration and memory of Esme McIntyre, an inspiring young harp player from near Kinross. This trio version is from the album “Trì” (available from www.rachelhair.com) but a solo version was recorded for the compilation “The Girl with the Purple Harp”, a cd released to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust in memory of Esme.
The series was programmed by Cooperage Connections, promoted by ADM Events and presented by Arbikie. A selection of the trad and folk gigs were captured by TRADtv. Live sound was by Alasdair Kampff.
The Rachel Hair Trio features Rachel Hair on harp, Jenn Butterworth on guitar and vocals and Cameron Maxwell on double bass. Find out more about the band at www.rachelhair.com.
Learn more about the A Club at Merchant’s Hall at www.www.admevents.co.uk/aclub.
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