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18th Jan 2015
SONGS OF SEPARATION
This June I head to the Isle of Eigg for a wonderful post-Indy referendum collaborative musical project on the theme of "separation". featuring also Eliza Carthy, Mary Macmaster and more ... ... Read More

22nd Jul 2014
QUEENS HALL EDINBURGH FRINGE
After last years sell out show, Karine & the trio are delighted to be back performing in The Queens Hall for their 2014 festival fringe show on Saturday 9th August. Buy your tickets now while you still can! ... Read More

18th Jun 2013
THE SCOTSMAN SAY AWARD ARTICLE
Karine Polwart, one of the nominees for this year’s SAY Award, explains why there are more important things than winning ... Read More

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26th Mar 2013
GRIEF IS JUST LOVE WITH NO HOME
Well, we get our ideas as songwriters from wherever we can. And this phrase fell out of the screen of an episode of that new Channel 4 drama "Broadchurch" - the one in which a gaunt and manic David Tennant worries away at the dark secrets of a south west English seaside town. I'm liking the show. Indeed it's the only thing I'm committed to watching in a week's worth of TV.

16th Oct 2011
ON AWESOME-NESS
I arrived by Greyhound coach in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Friday night - in the dark - with no sense of quite where my hotel was in relation to the mighty falls themselves. I mean if Prestwick Airport 30 miles south can call itself "Glasgow" for the purposes of a cheap Ryan Air flight then I was prepared for a Marriott Gateway "By The Falls" to be a long hike from fresh water of any kind. So when I marched down to the lift lobby next morning with breakfast calling I got that BAM! feeling to find the falls pretty much directly below the hotel window!

30th Aug 2011
IS WALES BETTER THAN A FAIRY?
Is it better than the Queen? Well, ahead of a first time Welsh adventure with The Burns Unit - and traveling in style in a Variety Club of Great Britain minibus - my 4 year old son Arlo wanted to know just that ...

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3rd Jul 2015
EDEN COURT - INVERNESS (SOLO)
Eden Court Theatre Bishops Rd Inverness IV3 5SA
WEB: www.eden-court.co.uk/whats-on/shows/karine-polwart-between-the-lines

10th Aug 2015
DURHAM - FOLKWORKS SUMMER SCHOOL
Monday 10th - Saturday 15th August 2015. St John's College, Durham
WEB: bit.ly/1Ap1R1j

27th Aug 2015
CANADA - WOODS MUSIC CAMP
AUG 27 - SEPT 1st (With Alistair Brown, Andrew Collins, Bruce Molsky, Jean Hewson, Jane Lewis, Karine Polwart, Christina Smith & Sonny Ochs)
WEB: the-woods.ca/files/2013/06/The-Woods-brochure-2015.pdf

2nd Sep 2015
HUGH'S ROOM - TORONTO - CANADA
Hugh’s Room 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto, ON. M6R 1X6 Canada
WEB: hughsroom.com/2015/05/karine-polwart/

21st Sep 2015
MONIACK MHOR - SONGWRITING COURSE WITH KARINE & FINDLAY NAPIER
Sept 21 - 25. Course Full
WEB: www.moniackmhor.org.uk/courses/songwriting-with-findlay-napier-and-karine-polwart/

7th Nov 2015
PERTH - CONCERT HALL - DOUGIE MACLEAN & FRIENDS
Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ
WEB: bit.ly/1c1W0JV

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