Mary Ann Kennedy's Album 'An Dàn' Longlisted for Scots Trad Album of the Year 2017 Please Vote Now!!
Mary Ann Kennedy's debut solo album, An Dàn, has made it to the longlist for Album of the Year at this year's Scots Trad Music Awards. 'An Dàn' was released internationally through the world and folk label ARC Music and quickly received 4****star reviews from Songlines and was a Top of the World Album (October Issue, 2017) and featured album in Folk Radio UK as a 'gem of an album.'
Belgium's national folk roots publication 'Rootstime' recently declared Mary Ann Kennedy as "the voice of Scotland … a very beautiful contemporary folk album…recommended" while Jim Gilchrist from The Scotsman awarded 'An Dàn' 4****stars as "one from the heart".
The longlist for the Scots Trad Music Awards 2017 – as organised by Hands Up For Trad – will be reduced to a shortlist decided 50% by a panel of experts and 50% by public vote. The voting is now open until Friday 13 October.
You are invited to vote for 'An Dàn' as we would really appreciate your help in getting An Dàn into the final shortlist. Just click on the link below to cast your vote – it's quick and easy and every vote really does count!
Please can you cast your vote now!
There are also other categories in this short survey where you can nominate your favourite singers, players, writers, bands and events. You don't need to vote in all the categories, and where you'd like to nominate, you have the option to put up to four names forward (but you don't have use all four).
4 **** star review, The Scotsman by Jim Gilchrist: "One from the heart" .
4****star review in Songlines by Billy Rough: "Mary Ann Kennedy is one of the finest interpreters of Gaelic song and an inspiring and vital force on the traditional Scots music scene..."
"Mary Ann Kennedy is one of the finest interpreters of Gaelic song and an inspiring and vital force on the traditional Scots music scene..."
"...the voice of Scotland … a very beautiful contemporary folk album…recommended." Rootstime.be
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