Mairi is absolutely delighted to announce that she has won Instrumentalist of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2015 on Friday 5th December in Caird Hall in Dundee.
Mairi was up against the brilliant musicians Ali Hutton, Ross Couper, Tom Orr and Tomas Callister.
“Totally delighted to have won Instrumentalist of the Year,” said Mairi. “What a great night of music and craic. Thank you to all who voted and thanks too to Simon and team for all that organising. Amazing contributions, both rooted, traditional and innovative. Scotland’s music has big heart and a strong Pulse!”
Today’s article in the Scotsman has a wee bit more info about it all – many congrats all!
FULL LIST OF SCOTS TRAD MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS
ALBUM OF THE YEAR Grind, Treacherous Orchestra
CLUB OF THE YEAR Orkney Accordion and Fiddle Club
COMPOSER OF THE YEAR Ross Ainslie
COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR Live Music Now Scotland
EVENT OF THE YEAR Grit, Celtic Connections opening concert
GAELIC SINGER OF THE YEAR Griogair Labhruidh
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR Mairi Campbell
LIVE ACT OF THE YEAR Rura
SCOTS SINGER OF THE YEAR Fiona Hunter
SCOTTISH DANCE BAND OF THE YEAR Simon Howie Band
SCOTTISH FOLK BAND OF THE YEAR Daimh
SCOTTISH PIPE BAND OF THE YEAR Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band
TRAD MUSIC IN THE MEDIA Port, BBC ALBA
MUSIC TUTOR OF THE YEAR Jenn Butterworth
UP-AND-COMING ARTIST OF THE YEAR League of Highland Gentlemen
VENUE OF THE YEAR SEALL at Sabhal Mor Ostaig