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Festival 2016 - Fèis 2016

Alan FrewFriday 15th July, Acoustic Stage

Alan Frew

Alan Frew

Alan Frew is a singer songwriter and guitarist from Ayrshire Scotland. Originally from Dreghorn and now residing in Prestwick Alan is currenty working on songs for a new album due for release next year. Citing his late father Ian Frew( also a singer songwriter) as an influence,  Alan grew up listening to his fathers record collection of rural blues and West coast Americana then later took a shine to the great singer songwriters from Nick Drake and John Martin to present day Iron and Wine and Bonnie Prince Billy.

Having released his debut album Go Easy back in 2010 to great acclaim he has since played at many of the country’s top festivals with slots on BBC Radio throughout the UK. Alan has shared stages with many of Scotland's top acts including Paolo Nutini, Jack Bruce, Texas and the Proclaimers. He is currently working on a new album set for release in summer 2016.

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