Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael has more recently been singing the role of Susannah Holmes in The Transports alongside The Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Greg Russell and Matthew Crampton.
The Lights is delighted to welcome Rachael, playing with a brand new band, featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting).
‘A classy musician and a singer of striking elegance’ Mike Wilson’s Music Blog
‘You’re in the presence of something very special…what a voice’ Sid Smith, BBC Music