Mohsen Amini and Craig Irving

Mohsen Amini and Craig Irving are a concertina and guitar duo from Glasgow and Inverness respectively.

BBC Radio 2 ‘Musician of the Year’ Mohsen Amini from Glasgow, is a fast growing name in the traditional world. Boasted by the Herald as a “Virtuoso” and by BBC Scotland as a “Force of nature” he’s a leading voice on the music scene today.

As a member of Talisk & Imar Mohsen has performed all around the world and appeared regularly on a variety of BBC shows such as, Radio Scotland, Radio 2, Music day with Bryan Burnett and BBC Alba. Mohsen has toured with some of the top names in the scene, been named in the Daily Record ‘Young Scot of the Year’, named in The List’s Hot 100, became the first ever musician to be nominated as ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ at the 2016 MG Alba Trad Awards, ‘Musician of the Year’ at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and win the 2016 ‘Young Traditional Musician of the Year’ and to boot, he’s now joined ranks with some of the biggest names today being the youngest ever person to be crowned ‘Musician of the Year’ at the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Craig (Formerly of Talisk) is a member of Scottish folk band, Mànran, with whom he has toured internationally, including performances in Australia, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Spain and Belgium. These extensive performances cultivated in a nomination for ‘Live Act of the Year’ at the 2016 Scots Trad Music Awards.

Mohsen and Craig joined Live Music Now Scotland in 2017.

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