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Summer shows

Fresh from her performance at Carnegie Hall, New York, Julie has recently announced two more Summer shows, the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival (August 3rd) and Live by the Loch (June 1st). These two festival slots are Julie’s only planned band performances in Scotland this year. This weekend sees her and the band travel to Gran […]

BBC 2 Scotland Celtic Connections Highlights

Julie will be presenting two programmes of musical highlights from the renowned Celtic Connections Festival on BBC 2 Scotland this week. Featuring music from Graham Nash, John Grant, Gretchen Peters, Ímar, Strung and Loudon Wainwright III. Tuesday 2200 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c1r1vm Thursday 2200 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c1r4sz

‘An Treas Suaile’ (The Third Wave)

Just announced – on January 27th 2019, Eden Court Theatre in Inverness will host ‘An Treas Suaile’ (The Third Wave) which I was commissioned to write with fellow musician Duncan Chisholm.  Late on New Year’s Eve 1918, HMY Iolaire set sail from Kyle of Lochalsh carrying nearly 300 seamen home to the Isle of Lewis […]

‘Allt’ new album!

I’ve been quietly working on a new collaborative album with Éamon Doorley, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre – which we are launching today! Recorded live in the round, ‘Allt’ is the culmination of a composition project inspired by old and new Gaelic poetry from Scotland and Ireland. Emotive and powerful melodies coupled with thoughtful […]

BBC Biggest Weekend

Julie and the band will join Noel Gallagher, Simple Minds, Amy MacDonald and more during a spectacular weekend of music. The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace. Further […]

January news

Following three sold out shows in Kings Place, London, Shoreham and Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Julie and the band received great reviews in The Times and The Guardian. “A bonefide trad music star…her voice is flawless, glossy.  Fowlis can sing like a diva, but keeps it sweet.” (The Guardian) “transfixed by her voice…the purity of […]

Perth Concert Hall 24/11/17

Myself and the band will perform in the beautiful Perth Concert Hall tomorrow evening, November 24th, in a special ‘Celtic Sessions’ double bill with the mighty Session A9.  Some tickets are still available here. The new album ‘alterum’ has been receiving great reviews and airplay too – thanks to all who have bought the record […]

Announcing ‘alterum’

We are delighted to announce that Julie’s fifth studio album ‘alterum’ will be released worldwide on 27.10.17 Engineered by legendary musician Calum Malcolm and featuring special guests including Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Latin title of this record gently suggests that Julie’s latest offering will have a somewhat different musical twist. Pre-ordering is available directly from […]

Tradition Now ’17

Julie, with husband Éamon Doorley, have been collaborating with the amazing duo Zoe Conway and John Mc Intyre with the aim of creating new music and songs from Irish and Scottish poetry. They will be performing at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland on OCT 3rd as part of Tradition Now ’17. Thanks to Create […]