Siobhan Miller (SCO)

“One of the best Scottish traditional singers on the planet,” is the magazine fRoots’ considered opinion of Siobhan Miller. There is good reason to come and hear this 33 year-old Scots singer and songwriter at Tønder Festival. Siobhan Miller grew up in Penicuik, south of Edinburgh, in a family active on the Scottish folk music scene. As a child, she attended folk festivals around the country with her family, and was not shy: she was soon up on stage, giving a song. At 13, she won two singing competitions at the Auchtermuchty Festival. Siobhan Miller graduated from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2009. She has worked with violinist Jeana Leslie and the band Salt House. But it is as a soloist Siobhan Miller has established her name, as a songwriter, singer and innovator of traditional Scots music. She has released four solo albums and won numerous nominations and prizes. Three times winner of the title Best Singer at the Scots Trad Music Awards, in 2011, 2013 and 2017. Her latest album is All Is Not Forgotten from 2020. In Tønder, Siobhan Miller appears with her band. This is their only Danish festival concert in 2022.