A rising Scottish folk star – Jim Gellatly, Amazing Radio

A wonderful songwriter” – Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio USA

“A folk singer telling a story in his songs – you have to have a believable story, and he certainly does” – Del Osei-Owusu, PlatinumMind

New Single: Few and Far Between – OUT NOW

A tremendous record from a wonderful songwriter” – Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio USA

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Live at Burns & Beyond Festival 2023, Auld Hundred, Edinburgh

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Few and Far Between: Single Review – Platinummind

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Selected Works on sale in HMV Edinburgh NOW


Stream and download the Exiles Soundtrack

Exiles - artwork

Exiles is an award-winning feature film written by Victoria McNulty and scored by Calum Baird

Scotland on Sunday: Artist of the Week, 27th December 2020



Perspectives Unbound: A Musician’s view of initiatives that would help the artworld recover from the shock of Coronavirus


Conter: After lockdown: a fight for cultural democracy by Calum Baird


Image: Detail from Diego Rivera, Mike Steele

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Upcoming Shows

All shows are free unless stated otherwise
Thursday, 9th February
Baiz, Berlin, 9pm
Sunday, 12th February
Artliners, Berlin, 7pm
Thursday, 16th February
The Tap Music Lounge, Edinburgh, 8pm
Friday, 17th February
The Festival Bar, Edinburgh, 9pm
Sunday, 19th February 
Whistlebinkies, Edinburgh, 8pm
Tuesday, 21st February
Cab & Capo, Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, 7pm
Saturday, 25th February
The Tap Music Lounge, Edinburgh, 8pm
Friday, 3rd March
1807, Linlithgow, 9pm
Saturday, 25th March
1912, Bathgate, 9pm
Sunday, 30th April
The Great May Day Cabaret, The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh, 7pm.  Tickets on sale now.
Monday, 1st May
The Great May Day Cabaret, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 6pm.  Tickets TBC.
Saturday, 6th May
Edinburgh and Lothians May Day, The Pleasance, Edinburgh, 12pm
Sunday, 4th June
Glastonwick Festival, Church Farm, West Sussex – Tickets on sale soon
Thursday, July 6th – Sunday, July 9th
Rudolstadt Folk and World Music Festival, Thuringia, Germany.  More to details to follow. See here.
More shows to be added