Westward The Light
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Westward The Light is a remarkable new band, a collaboration between piano/fiddle duo Charlie Grey & Joseph Peach (BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Finalists 2017), fiddle & viola player Sally Simpson (Catriona Hawksworth & Sally Simpson, Heisk), & guitarist & vocalist Owen Sinclair (Tanara, Inyal).
This band is the result of years of collaboration in a range of settings. Westward The Light a vessel for the members of the group to bring together an expansive knowledge of Scottish Folk style, ethos & culture, isolating & expanding on significant themes to create a new expression of an age-old sound
On fiddle, viola, vocals, piano, & guitar, the quartet creates a sound reflective of upbringings immersed in the nature and landscapes of Scotland. Elements of melodies are highlighted & explored by a varied instrumentation, audiences taken on an aural journey of Scottish sentiment, weather, culture & modernity.