2024 TARTAN WEEK EVENTS

Celebrate Scotland on the Fountain Terrace as we bring you a variety of pipe bands, singers and musicians to perform for you

Event Information

  • DATE:†Sunday April 7, 2024
  • TIME:†12:30 -1:30 PM
  • LOCATION:†Bryant Park
  • TICKETS:†No tickets required. The event is for all the community.

Musical Program includes:

  • Whisky Kiss
  • Calum Pasqua & Friends
  • Jai McDowall
  • The Laurettes

Performers

Whisky Kiss

Collectively, Whisky Kiss celebrate their roots as a leading Ceilidh band. We enjoy breathing†new life into the fabulous old traditions & tunes, working with some of Scotland's leading DJ's / producers and are proud to have topped the iTunes charts in multiple countries.

Whisky Kiss Members include...

Murray Fergusson (violin) - trained at Prague Royal Conservatoire of Music, ex-Belle & Sebastian fiddler from Balerno (Edinburgh) who has played Sydney Opera House, Glastonbury, Coachella & beyond.

Iain MacPhail (bass/accordion/MC) - one of the exclusive club of accordionists with an iTunes no1 in multiple countries, Iain is also been the†"voice of Visit Scotland" being voiceover artist†on 3 worldwide Visit Scotland adverts.

Larry†Deveney (drums) - joined Whisky Kiss after starring with Scotland's leading function bands, a drummer from Greenock, Larry was the face of a recent Visit Scotland ad.

Ali Levack, David Shedden & Ciaren Ross (bagpipes & whistles) - the band are blessed with three hugely gifted pipers, who alternate throughout the year. Ali & Dave were BOTH finalists in the BBC Young Trad Musician of the Year Award 2018, while Ciaren has enjoyed gigs with Whisky Kiss from AECC to Beijing to New York.


Calum Pasqua

Brooklyn native Calum Pasqua is a fiddler and highland bagpiper, specializes in Scottish Fiddle styles of both the northeast and west highlands of Scotland. Calum was the first American to be both, invited to, and win, the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship, held at Blair castle in Blair Atholl Scotland. He also holds titles as National Scottish Fiddle champ and was declared Fiddler To the Marquis of Huntly in 2008.


The Laurettes

The Laurettes are an energetic all female band making big noise around Scotland, the UK and very soon to be further afield. The Laurettes have frequented the Festivals such as Tiree Music Festival, Islay Whisky Festival, Mull Music Festival and Rally, Doune The Rabbit Hole, Eden, Lindisfarne, Bute Fest, The Edinburgh Fringe and many more.



Jai McDowall

Jai McDowall won the fifth season of Britainís Got Talent, capturing the hearts of a nation with his powerhouse vocals, natural charm, and versatile song interpretations touring extensively throughout the UK, Europe and China.

Most recently Jai joined world renowned singer, Susan Boyle on her 2020 tour playing arenas around the UK. Throughout 2022 Jai starred alongside G4 frontman Jonathan Ansell in a UK wide tour of Les Musicals. Jai is currently performing with X factor group G4 on their 20th anniversary tour