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Rachel Newton

Rachel Newton

Singer and harpist performing traditional songs and her own work.

Singer and harpist Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in both English and Scottish Gaelic as well as writing and performing her own instrumental pieces.

A skilled collaborator, Rachel is a founder member of the successful UK folk bands The Shee and The Furrow Collective. She also plays fiddle and viola and works across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling.

Rachel released her fourth solo album West in September 2018, which was recorded in her late grandparents’ old croft house in Achnahaird, Wester Ross.

 

Rachel Newton