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Twelfth Day

Twelfth Day

Twelfth Day

Years Active: 2009 to present

Genre: Folk / Celtic / Acoustic

Country: United Kingdom


Catriona Price (Fiddle, Vocals)
Esther Swift (Harp, Vocals)

Artist Bio:

Twelfth Day are Catriona Price (fiddle/vocals) and Esther Swift (harp/vocals). From opposite ends of Scotland, orcadian Catriona and Esther who comes from the borders, started playing together when they were flatmates during their music studies in Manchester. Playing a mixture of traditional and self-penned tunes and songs, this vibrant young duo have been entrancing audiences at folk festivals and venues UK wide. In 2008 Twelfth Day had a hugely successful tour of Scotland playing in venues such as The Eastgate Theatre in Peebles and The Ceilidh Place in Ullapool. 2009 saw them make a trip to the Orkney Folk Festival as well as one of their tracks being selected by Channel 4 to be used in a short film by the makers of the hit show Skins. Future plans include the release of their debut album Northern Quarter in June 2010, and a trip to the Toulouse Festival in France. In summer 2010 Twelfth Day will appear at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival as well as venues across the UK as part of their Northern Quarter tour. The music of Twelfth Day is fast and furious yet subdued, playful yet reflective, mixing Scottish folk music with jazz, opera and anything in between. [Read More]