Tim Edey (BBC Radio Two's Musician of the year 2012 (BBC Radio 2 FOLK AWARDS) multi- instrumentalistm singer and composer who has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Natalie MacMaster, Altan, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, Dougie Maclean, The Barra MacNeills, JP Cormier, Shaun Davey, Lunasa, Julie Fowlis and Frankie Gavin to name a few.
He is now a name on the world stage in his own right and after some twenty years of tireless touring, recording & gigging, is rated by many to be one of the world's finest ever guitarist and button box players in the folk & contemporary scene today. Originally from Broadstairs in Kent and of Irish descent, Tim honed his style learning from his father Richard and listening to Ed Boyd, Steve Cooney and Django Reinhardt. He's now based in Ardara, Co Donegal
“Tim Edey is brilliant - in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale - Colin Irwin, fRoots
“Utterly fantastic. Sheer, wonderful ebullient music” – Mike Harding
“Tim Edey plays a host of different instruments to a standard us mere mortals can only dream of. Listen and weep”- Jim Byrne, The Living Tradition
Published on 23 January 2018