|Concert Marquee||7:30 pm||Friday 16 Aug 2013|
Tim Edey grew up in Broadstairs, now lives in Faversham, and is one of the finest Irish box and guitar players of his generation. A mixture of dazzling technical ability, soulful feel, musical charisma and amazing instrumental improvisaton have made Tim a highly in demand session musician both in studio+on stage... .... He is a current master of more than ten instruments including; melodoen, accordeon, guitar, banjo, bass, piano, mandolin, whistle, bodhran and bouzouki... .... In 2012 Tim won the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year, and, with Brendan Poer, Best Duo of the Year, finally giving him the approbation which he so richly deserves. Tim has toured every country in Europe as melodoen player with German based dance troupe Magic of the Dance with world champion dancer Michael Donnellan, has composed a track for Sharon Shannon, Little Bird, appears on the groundbreaking album Wired by Michael McGoldrick, has been resident guitarist on the hugely popular Irish dance show Irish folk ballet company on board Cruising ship m/s Silja Serenade and Silja Europa for two years running in Scandinanvia, has played gigs with; Phil Cuningham, Charlie McKerron, Donald Shaw, Julie Fowlis, John McCusker, Eammon Doorley, Ed Boyd+Flook, Steafan Hannigan, Frankie Gavin, Alan Prosser etc etc.
See Tim this year in concert on Friday evening accompanied by Guitarist extraordinaire Pete Gazey,