Dougie MacLean at Blackstone River Theatre

8:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2013
10:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2013
Blackstone River Theatre 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island
It simply does not get much better than this! This very rare small-venue show sees Dougie MacLean returning to Blackstone River Theatre for the third time on his only U.S tour in 2013... do NOT miss your chance to see this legendary artist in an intimate theater setting! Dougie MacLean is considered by many to be Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and is certainly one of the country's greatest musical treasures. Dougie was thrilled to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the BBC Folk Awards 2013! From his home base in Butterstone near Dunkeld, MacLean tours the world with his unique blend of lyrical, 'roots based' songwriting and instrumental composition. He has built an international reputation as songwriter, composer and extraordinary performer which has led to concerts and festivals worldwide including New York's Carnegie Hall. His songs have been covered by hosts of artists and his "Caledonia" has become one of Scotland's most popular contemporary songs. His music has been used in Hollywood films ("Last of the Mohicans") and he has been the subject of three BBC TV music-documentaries. Described as "...a musical hero" (Wall Street Journal), MacLean is renowned for his meaningful, haunting and emotion-filled music. His innovative work has created a modern interpretation of this music but its fundamental values remain rooted in the ancient Scots culture.