26th November 2021

Ross Ainslie & Tim Edey

Join award-winning multi-instrumentalists​ Ross Ainslie and Tim Edey – two old friends who are also two of the best musicians of their generation – as they come together for an online concert at The World’s Music at Oxford. 

Tim is a former BBC Musician of the year (BBC FOLK AWARDS 2012) and also won the ​best duo with Brendan Power. He is The Chieftains guitarist+accordionist of choice and also has a long-standing​ solo career. He is considered one of the worlds​ best guitarists and melodeon players in the Celtic​ folk scene. He has recorded & toured with everyone from Christy Moore to Altan & Natalie MacMaster. 
Ross has been nominated Musician of the year by the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2013, 2016 and 2018). He won ​Composer of the Year in 2015 at the Scots Trad Music Awards and best duo with Ali Hutton in 2017. He performs with bands including Treacherous Orchestra, Salsa Celtica, Dougie Maclean and lots more. Ross has 4 solo albums to date Wide Open in 2013, Remembering in 2015, Sanctuary in 2017 and Vana in 2020.

On the 26th of November at 7pm GMT, Ross and Tim join us for our first online concert of the 2021-2022 season. The event will be streamed live on YouTube and is free and open to all. Link to follow soon!

For a taste of what’s to come, take a listen to Ross and Tim’s lockdown performance for Tpot earlier this year…