A new review of Tim’s latest record “The sleeping tunes” in Living Tradition.
Here at team #timedey ! we would like to wish all nominees the best of luck at tomorrows annual BBC FOLK AWARDS held this year in Belfast, including Tim of course whom along with Ross Ainslie, Martin Simpson & Mohsen Amini – all friends of Tim and amazing musicians, are all nominated in the “best musician” category.
Tim recently played melodeon and guitar on a new exciting record from a fast rising star of Scots song Iona Fyfe from Aberdeenshire. Tim heard her singing on a facebook video, really liked the sound and tweeted her immediately to offer his playing on any tracks, and is delighted to have played on a few.
Review of Iona’s new record here;
The Irish one man show tour that Tim has been doing all over the country from Derry to Dublin, Cavan to Wexford, Birr to Galway, Limerick to Belfast and much more! has been a really great success we are delighted to announce with fantastic attendance and Tim and team Tim want to thank all of you whom supported his first solo Irish outing, we will be booking in an autumn tour pretty soon for later this year so please do look out for it.
Tim’s facebook artist page has many films of various shows on the tour here is the address and some of them;
Tim won two BBC Folk Awards in 2012 – Best Musician and Best Duo for his duo with NZ harmonica ace Brendan Power. Tim is honoured to have been nominated for Best musician again in the 2018 awards! Along with friends and amazing musicians Martin Simpson, Ross Ainslie and Mohsen Amini.
Hello and Failte/Welcome, Tim is currently in Tokyo performing on a major concert tour of Japan with The Chieftains!
Concert venues are full and the buzz is really great for the legendary band’s first tour here since 2012, they truly are global ambassadors of Irish music and the magic continues globally.
All dates in Japan can be seen here;
Tim’s stunning composition the popular “Little bird” features lots in a super series on County Clare’s famous Shannon family, Sharon Shannon and her siblings talk about growing up and how they all got into the music, a really special programme just broadcast on 26/11/17.
Tim composed Little bird for Sharon in 2005 for her birthday, and as way of appreciation for her friendship and musical inspiration of which Tim was inspired by in a life changing way.
Watch the series on TG4 here;
Anyone living in the South-East of England that would like to see Tim perform in a Celtic Christmas concert also featuring beautiful Scottish singer Isobel Crowe, can do on the 23rd December when he takes to the stage at the historic Faversham Assembly rooms just a 1hour 20min train ride from London and close to Canterbury.
7.30pm 23rd December 2017
Reserve tickets by emailing info(a)timedey.co.uk or purchase online here;
Tim played some tunes from his new album The Sleeping Tunes & also some lively melodeon sets with Glasgow guitarist Alistair Cassidy live from BBC Pacific quay Glasgow on the Clyde.
Listen again here;
Tim has also had some great airplay in Ireland on RTE Radio 1’s John Creedon show and being cd of the week on Charlie McGettigan’s Arts Show on Shannonside FM.
The Sleeping Tunes might well be Tim’s most stunning piece of work in some years according to its popularity and what fans are saying…
Its now been released worldwide digitally as of today on iTunes for more people to enjoy, so please do pass the word on folks! the ULTIMATE night time, relaxing, or “dram by the fire” music to listen to if your a fan of celtic music!
Available of course as a cd in the shop section here on Tim’s site;
Tim as well as being a very busy musician on stage and in the studio, has always been known for his teaching expertise and patience and encouragement to help others learning, whether they be professionals or advanced players brushing up on skills or absolute beginners.
An amazing new subscription service for Tim Edey Music has just gone live on Vimeo’s on demand service.
At present for just £25 a month in your local currency if outside the UK you can access over 3 hours of learning, tips, tunes and inspiration.
For any acoustic music but based in the celtic idiom mostly;
1 dropped d beginners and advanced, d/g, b/c and c#/d melodeon/button accordion beginners/advanced tuition, tips, tricks and more, absolute beginners DADGAD tuning which will teach you 4 chords in the popular tuning.
Something for everyone! with more new films being uploaded each week. Much cheaper than any regular lesson and you can opt out anytime of the Vimeo ondemand subscription.
Here is a film by Peter Simmonds of Tim’s headline concert slot at the wonderful Shepley spring festival in Yorkshire last week.
Tim is also in June hosting some concerts in Kent solo & with some very special guests including the amazing Brendan Power date tba very shortly, entitled Kentish summer concerts confirmed so far are;
Saturday 24th June Tenterden, Kent @The Tenterden club. Tickets from;
With more to be announced very shortly