About

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A rising Scottish folk star” – Jim Gellatly, Amazing Radio.

Calum Baird is a Scottish singer-songwriter, musician and artist-activist, playing songs that tie together social, cultural and political ideas and themes in a folk music style influenced by Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Dick Gaughan, Phoebe Bridgers and Phil Ochs amongst others. Calum’s music incorporates a wide selection of instruments which takes his music into the indie-folk/folk-rock genres.

Calum performs regularly throughout the UK and Europe at festivals and events, as well as supporting causes and organisations with his music at home and abroad.

Calum has appeared and performed on national television as well as national and international radio. Calum has, also, been featured in online media and blogs as well as in national and international press, including being featured in The Scotland on Sunday as their Artist of the Week.

Calum also wrote and composed the musical score for the award-winning feature-film, Exiles, written by Glasgow poet and writer, Victoria McNulty, and released in May 2021.

Become a supporter of Calum’s work for less than £3 a month by visiting his Ampled page and start getting benefits from your support today.

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