Adam Beattie

Performed in Sofar London, Naples and Inverness

Scottish Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Beattie is now living in London. He has been active since 2003 and has release 4 albums of his own songs. Having roots in Scottish folk music, as well as a lifelong interest in old time jazz, blues and other folk styles, his music spans many genres, but is all held together by Adam's distinctive voice and narrative lyrics. He tours regularly and plays solo and full-band shows frequently in London. He has played opening shows for many of his musical heroes; Bert Jansch, Jolie Holland and Sean Hayes. Collaborated on guitar and bass with Brooke Sharkey, Scott Hirsch and Micheal Chapman. Adam is one fourth of a new group called PicaPica featuring singers Josienne Clarke and Samantha Whates and Grammy, Mercury and MOBO nominated producer/engineer Sonny Johns, which is signed to Rough Trade Records. He is also part of Band of Burns, an 12-piece band of singers and instrumentalists. Adam contributes interpretations of Robert Burns songs as well as original compositions, in 2018 and 2020 they played Celtic Connections in Glasgow on burns night at The Old Fruitmarket and The Barrowlands, respectively, as part of UK wide tours. Adam is working on a new album of original songs as we speak due for release in September this year.

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