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Festival 2016 - Fèis 2016

Julie FowlisFriday 15th July

Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis is a multi-award winning Gaelic singer who is deeply influenced by her early upbringing in North Uist. With a solo career spanning ten years and four studio albums, her 'crystalline' and 'intoxicating' vocals have enchanted audiences around the world.

Julie first played the festival as a nervous teenager in 1999 and her relationship with HebCelt audiences has grown as she has developed into one of the foremost champions of Gaelic music and culture.

Nominated as 'Folk Singer of the Year' at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and 'Best Artist' at the Songlines World Music Awards 2015, Julie is a warm and engaging live performer who has graced stages around the globe, from village halls in the Highlands to theatres in Paris and Vienna, London and New York, to singing live at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow XX Commonwealth Games in 2014, to a TV audience of over 1 billion people. We are delighted to welcome her ‘home’.