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​“One of the greatest melodeon players in the world" Mike Harding

"A ferocious passion and a beautiful tenderness, sensitivity, respect, understanding & love perpetually shines out through the music of virtuoso musician Tim Edey.”
SHARON SHANNON

“Tim Edey plays a host of different instruments to a standard us mere mortals can only dream of. Listen and weep”- Jim Byrne, The Living Tradition

Tim Edey (BBC Radio Two's Musician of the year 2012 (BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS) multi- instrumentalist and singer, has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Ry Cooder, Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Ross Ainslie, Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy, Steve Cooney, Ewen Vernal (Deacon Blue) Altan, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, Dougie Maclean, Kevin Burke, Liam O'Maonlai, The Barra MacNeills, JP Cormier, Shaun Davey, Session A9, Lunasa, Vinnie Kilduff , Mary Black, Session A9, Julie Fowlis, Frankie Gavin to name but a few...

Tim now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world's finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today!

Originally from Broadstairs in Kent and of direct Irish descent. Tim honed his unique style's on guitar & button box learning from his father Richard a fine guitarist and listening to Ed Boyd, Steve Cooney and Django Reinhardt & players like Ben Dauncey, Luke Daniels, Sharon Shannon, Dermot Byrne & Seamus Begley.

He has lived in Ireland on and off for many years and now resides in Perthshire, Scotland where he is based with his family and tours all over the world regularly from.

​Tim's live solo shows are a stunning mix of world music inspired instrumental virtuosity and passion with a strong Celtic theme, to audience - chorus lines and above all a highly entertaining night of musical genius.

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Being myself

Tim Edey

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On ‘Being Myself’ Tim Edey captures the spontaneity, energy, virtuosity and emotion that we’ve come to associate with his live performances. Brilliant! Johnny Whalley - www.folkradio.co.uk

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