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The Iona Fyfe Band

Music

Overview

  • Scottish folk act
  • Excellent repertoire of traditional folk as well as a smattering of pop and classical
  • Performs solo with either guitar or vocals and can supply a 4 piece band
  • PA not provided as standard

Location

The act is based in Aberdeenshire and Glasgow and frequently plays all over Scotland.

Standard Set Times

  • Sets ranging from music and song for a short ceremony to 2 x 45 minutes with 15
  • minute breaks

About this Act

Aberdeenshire singer Iona Fyfe became a BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Semi-Finalist in 2015 and continues to combine contemporary folk music with the Scottish Traditional Songs. A proficient piano player, Iona can self-accompany and can learn songs on request. Iona has performed extensively across Scotland, England and Europe and has performed at festivals such as Celtic Connections.

She performs mainly as a solo singer and can also supply a band that creates a high-energy performance by combining Scotland’s Oral Song Tradition, contemporary tunes and various styles ideal for upbeat tune sets fitting for any event.

Please note this act does not supply a PA as standard.

Set List

Traditional:
Banks of Red Roses
Amazing Grace
Loch Lomond
Auld Lang Syne
Tramps and Hawkers
Sleepytoon
Ae Fond Kiss
My Love is Like A Red Red Rose
Earl Richard
Bogies Bonny Belle
Dowie Dens of Yarrow
Caledonia
Both Sides the Tweed
Buchan Plooman
Bonny Udny
Queen Amang the Heather
Berry Feilds of Blair
Forfar Sodger
Gaberlunzie Man
Wild Mountain Thyme
Logie o' Buchan
Lads that were reared among Heather
The Irish Boy
Mary of Argyle
Billy Taylor
Hanging Johnny
Yellows on the Broom
Ramblin Rover
I'm a Rover
Freedom come all ye
Banks of Sicily
Green Grow the Laurel
Mull of Kintyre
Health to the Company
The Parting Glass (Irish)
Fause Fause
Oh But I'm Weary Weary Waiting
What a Voice (Blackbird)
My Big Kilmarnock Bonnet
Jock McGraw
Jock Hawks Adventures in Glasgow
The Bonnie Ship the Diamond
Tak a Dram
Star o' The Bar
The Burning of Auchindoun
MacPhersons Farewell
Drumdelgie
Green Grow the Rashes

Popular songs can be requested in advance, for example:
Love Yourself - Justin Beiber
Make you Feel My Love - Bob Dylan
Hallelujah- Leonard Cohen
Someone Like You - Adele
Hello - Adele
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
You Don't Have to Say - Dusty Springfeild
I can't help falling in love with you - Elvis Presley

Musical Theatre:
All that Jazz - Chicago
I Dreamed A Dream - Les Miserables
On My Own - Les Miserables
Tell me it's not True - Blood Brothers
Somebody to Love - We Will Rock You
Come What May - Moulin Rouge

Classical:
Pains Angelicus
Blue Mountain River
Nella Fantasia
The Armed Man - Karl Jenkins

Lineup

  • Solo Vocals/Piano or vocals/guitar
  • 4 Piece Band: Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Fiddle, Double Bass

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