About

Photo by Ellie McCartney

Calum Baird is a Scottish singer-songwriter, musician and artist-activist, playing songs that tie together progressive and romantic 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, also.

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. Most recently, a tour of Germany in September 2021.

Calum has performed alongside Scottish musicians such as Dick Gaughan, Ewan McLennan, Arthur Johnstone and Maeve Mackinnon as well as Tobias Thiele (GER) David Rovics (US), Andy Irvine (Ireland), Ryan Harvey (US), Attila the Stockbroker (UK), Grace Petrie (UK), Mariela Condo (Ecuador) and many more.

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

Additionally, Calum 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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