Tannahill Weavers Press Quotes
"…the group has found an especially eloquent mixture of the old and the new."
- Stephen Holden, New York Times
“The music may be pure old time Celtic, but the drive and enthusiasm are akin to straight ahead rock and roll.”
- Winnipeg Free Press
“Formed from a Paisley pub session in 1968, seminal trailblazers the TannahillWeavers now also rank as national treasures.”
-Glasgow Celtic Connections 2018
“…the Tannies are the best that Scotland can aspire to (and believe me, that is THE BEST).”
- The Living Tradition
“Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers play acoustic instruments, but the atmosphere at their shows is electric. The quintet is as tight and as versatile as any band in the Celtic music revival. They can summon rock ‘n’ roll intensity or haunting introspection.”
- The Boston Globe
“The group that introduced a generation raised on rock ‘n’ roll to the power and joy of Celtic music.”
- The Oregonian
“…the Weavers’ unpretentious manner and superlative playing set them apart from most other Celtic groups… In a world where good taste has become a scarce commodity, the Tannahill Weavers are a wealthy bunch.”
- The Charleston Gazette
"…their great humour and superb musicianship make them on of the finest bands on the circuit."
- Rogue Folk Review
"…there probably aren’t too many bands hiding on the misty moors who can match the Tannahill Weavers for consummate musicianship, a grasp of the traditional canon and the kind of group cohesiveness that borders on telepathy…. one of the most exciting ensembles currently recording in any genre."
- Ron Hubbard, Knight-Ridder Newspapers