Paddy Callaghan at the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival
Mary Ann Kennedy brings us new tracks from across the globe, and celebrates British music with a session from Scots-Irish button accordion player Paddy Callaghan, recorded at the Shetland Folk Festival.
Paddy Callaghan is the current BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. He was brought up in Glasgow, with a family heitage in northern Ireland, and he works full-time with the Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Eireann, an organisation that promotes Irish music. In this session recorded at the Shetland Folk Festival he is accompanied by Danny Boyle on flute and Adam Brown on bodhran.