An established performer on the folk scene, Hector Gilchrist has appeared throughout the British Isles, Ireland and beyond. Born in Ayrshire, he has been involved in folk music since the early days of ‘The Revival’.
His vocal style and delivery make for relaxed listening, bringing a strong emotional element which holds the listener and conveys the depth of feeling in the storyline and melody. His repertoire contains songs traditional and contemporary, sung in his sensitive lyrical style usually with uncomplicated guitar accompaniment.
His early exposure to the collected songs of his native country has resulted in him being acknowledged as one of the finest interpreters of the songs of Burns and he is in much demand for Burns night celebrations.