The Paul MacKenna Band perform “Song of Choice” live at the Tolbooth

Here’s another tune from The Paul MacKenna Band’s set at The Visit 2016.

Showcase Scotland Expo promotes Scottish music and artists at the The Visit event in Scotland. From 24—28 April 2016 delegates from the German, Northern & Eastern European markets travelled to Scotland.

The Showcase Scotland Expo team take the delegates to different parts of the country to soak up the history and culture and enjoy showcase performances by a selection of the most exciting contemporary traditional music artists in distinct and special venues.

TRADtv was invited to film the performances. The performances took place in Saint Luke’s and Drygate in Glasgow and the Tolbooth in Stirling.

As part of The Visit 2016, TRADtv filmed performances by Bella Hardy, Blazin’ Fiddles, Breabach, The Elephant Sessions, Mairearad and Anna, The Paul McKenna Band, Peatbog Faeries, RANT, Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson, RURA, Shooglenifty, Siobhan Miller, Skerryvore, Sorren Maclean, Treacherous Orchestra, Twelfth Day and Yorkston Thorne Khan.

Find out more about The Visit, and the participating artists including contact details for booking at

Watch more performances and other contemporary and classic traditional music at

The Visit is supported by Creative Scotland and the PRS Foundation.

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