Matthew Maclennan has played all over the British isles and beyond for many different events and outings. This page will hopefully describe some of the events and functions Matthew Maclennan plays at either as a soloist or as a band.
Wherever you are in the world Matthew Maclennan can come and perform at your function. Matthew has travelled to France, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Spain, Kenya and Oman to play for functions, with more trips abroad lined up in the future. Distance is no barrier.
The Matthew Maclennan Scottish Dance band had their debut on BBC Radio Scotland in 2009 and have been broadcasting regularly ever since on the long running show “Take the Floor”. Matthew has also performed with other bands in this show notably Nicky McMichan and Jim Mackay
Matthew has also performed on local radio around the country.
Scottish Country Dancing
Matthew has played numerous times for many different Scottish Country Dance groups all over the country.
Matthew has played for dance classes, dancing demonstration groups and also for dance rally’s.
Country dancing is another aspect of traditional music that is good to play for as it is a great way for expanding a musician’s repertoire.
Matthew has traveled all over Scotland and has played for different branches of the RSCDS (Royal Scottish Country Dance Society) http://www.rscds.org .
Matthew is now a regular performer at the “Dunedin Dancers”, a group of dancers that meet once a week to learn and improve their Scottish Country Dancing
In 2014 Matthew and his band have started playing at Princes Street Gardens for Scottish Country Dancing. There has been dancing here for many years and we were delighted to be asked to play at it.
“Matthew and his band were playing at the RSCDS AGM 2014, Bells Sports Centre Perth.”
Accordion and Fiddle Clubs
Matthew and his band has played at many accordion and fiddle clubs. These are clubs for all types of traditional music players to come along and play for an appreciative audience. It is generally centered around the Scottish Dance Band style of traditional music however all are welcomed.
The accordion and fiddle clubs are for the encouragement of traditional music and a brilliant platform for young players to gain experience and improve confidence.
Every club has a guest band appear each month during the season to entertain the audience.
For a full list of accordion and fiddle clubs and to find out when they are on please go to www.boxandfiddle.com