The Paul McKenna Band will play for HCAC Friday, September 30, 2011 at The Bottling Works.

The band's website

Widely tipped for future stardom, the young Glasgow singer, songwriter and guitarist Paul McKenna cites Paul Brady, Dick Gaughan, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd as equal influences on his potent original compositions. Paul currently fronts The Paul McKenna Band whose debut album was released in early 2009 through Greentrax Records. He is currently studying towards a degree in Scottish Music at the RSAMD Glasgow

The Paul McKenna Band

Award winning Glasgow-based folk group considered to be the best of their generation incorporating traditional and original material in a fresh and exciting way. Unique vocals, guitar, bouzouki, fiddle, flute and percussion tie together this exciting band.

Paul McKenna Band

Combining their love for traditional and folk music as well as original songs and tunes the Paul McKenna Band have been playing to audiences throughout the UK since 2006.

With a contemporary approach to songs, although not straying too far from their roots, their arrangements are both fresh and innovative.

Their exciting sound is created through outstanding vocals, driving Guitar and Bouzouki, intense Fiddle playing, a warm pairing of Flute and Whistles and dynamic Bodhrán and percussion.

"A band with the potential to dominate the Scottish/Irish traditional scene for the next twenty years and be spoken about in the same breath as Boys Of The Lough." Fatea Magazine

"The best band of their generation" The Living Tradition

"Great songs, great musicianship and, best of all, great enthusiasm. This outfit really enjoy their music and it shows. Audiences give an ecstatic response wherever they play." Edinburgh Folk Club

"A must see" The Garden Session