Each week one of the FOLK aNd STUFF team of Hugh Taylor and Dave McFarlane bring you the very best in Folk and acoustic music with the odd foray into other genres under the heading of ‘STUFF’.
They also have occasional live studio guests, events diary, interviews and recordings of live performances.
|Hugh has been steeped in folk music since his late teens, first as a folk club member and floor singer then as a club and festival organizer. He was Artistic Director of the prestigious Girvan Folk Festival, created Moniaive Folk Festival and was its Artistic Director for nine years.He has many years of experience in radio starting as the producer and presenter of the popular Westfolk Show on Westsound Radio. From there he moved on to carve out a career as a writer and radio features producer.For BBC Radio 2, he produced Doomsday in The Afternoon, a three half hour documentary/feature on the lives and music of the Stewarts of Blair; Isles Ne’er Forgotten, a half hour feature on the music of Ivan Drever and String Saga, an epic journey through Shetland and Norway examining the links between the Shetland Fiddle tradition and the Hardanger Fiddle tradition in Norway. Musically, he is one half of McCrossan and Taylor, a duo playing an eclectic mixture of music including folk and country. They are noted for their harmony singing and intricate guitar arrangements.|
|Mad about media from an early age, Dave first became involved with radio in the 90s (that’s the 1990s) and has presented and produced a wide range of programming for various stations south of the border. Dave has also worked successfully as a freelance Musician, with experience in a number of different genres. He loves being a part of the Folk and Stuff team and enjoys being able to offer his perspective on the exciting folk music scene.|
|Listen Again to the latest Folk n Stuff show:
- Tuesday - 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm