Ryan Young is a young fiddle player from Scotland who has exploded onto the traditional scene in the last few years. He is one of a new-wave of young players bringing fresh and inventive ideas to traditional Scottish music. Ryan’s fiddle playing is brimming with fresh melodic ideas, an uplifting rhythmic drive and a great depth of dynamics and precision.
Ryan focuses mainly on Scottish music, bringing new life to very old, often forgotten, tunes by playing them in his own unique way.
He is joined at Priddy Festival by Jean Butterworth on guitar. Jenn is no stranger to Priddy as she has played, as a duo with Laura Beth Salter and as part of Kinnaris Quintet.