Kate in the Kettle – Solo Support Tour (Kate Young) – Hand-Picked to Tour with Folk Artisans Moulettes
Kate Young combines her voice with her fiddle to make tapestries; music woven from different folk traditions and a base in Scottish fiddle playing, with a strong environmental viewpoint that reflects a creative fire within this captivating and inspiring artist.
Growing up near Edinburgh, her passion for her music has taken her to tour Europe and Australia as part of world music group ‘Ethno in Transit’; to perform alongside Mercury Award-nominee Eliza Carthy in the all-female fiddle-singers band ‘Carthy, Hardy, Farrell and Young’ (UK), who released the album ‘Laylam’ in 2013 via Hemhem Records; She has composed for string quartets including Mr McFall’s Chamber and Northern Sinfonia Quartet, and is currently creating a soundtrack for Czech film, ‘Montenegro’ (EasyFunFilms).
Her passion for projects does not stop there – with new material created under the name Kate in the Kettle, Kate is heading out on a major UK tour in 2014. She was hand-picked by renowned Navigator
Records signed artist Moulettes for 13 dates, set to feature several big sold out shows.
Kate in the Kettle embraces old customs with new ideas, merging and setting boundaries between each element. Looking at past and future traditions, and reflecting what it means to be an artist in Scotland and beyond, this music is aiming to raise awareness for current environmental issue in a cultural climate of worldwide musical interaction. With a new single ‘Gold and Green’ due for releaseon Friday 9th May, Kate is set to take her Moulettes supports by storm.
Listen to new single ‘Green and Gold’ from Kate In The Kettle, to be released on Friday 9th May 2014:
Catch Kate Young on tour supporting Moulettes in April/May:
23rd Apr Bridport Electric Palace
24th Apr Brighton The Haunt
25th Apr Ipswich Cult Cafe
26th Apr Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
30th Apr Wolverhampton Robin 2
01st May Manchester Ruby Lounge
02nd May York Fibbers
08th May Liverpool Academy 2
09th May Newcastle The Cluny
10th May Morecambe The Hothouse
23rd May Torrington The Plough Arts Centre
30th May Newbury Arlington Arts Centre