About Mairi Campbell

Mairi Campbell is a pioneering Scottish musician whose work is rooted in, and draws from, her personal stories and cultural concerns.

After studying classical viola at the Guildhall School of Music, she has become an established member of Scotland’s traditional music scene, pushing the boundaries with her use of free improvisation, songs and stagecraft.

As an interpreter of Scots song, with David Francis, Mairi has contributed a significant number of songs to its current canon.

She is the recipient of six national music awards including the Inspiration Award in 2018.

Her first solo show Pulse (2016) has gained much critical acclaim and toured widely.