King Eider

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King Eider Short Info

A folk-blues five-piece hailing from Edinburgh, King Eider craft a modern sound rooted in stripped back musicianship and classic folk influences.

King Eider have gained a reputation for their energetic live performances, regularly filling venues in their hometown Edinburgh, as well as playing at established venues further afield such as King Tut’s in Glasgow or Koko in London. Live sessions have been performed on Tom Morton’s BBC Radio Scotland show, BBC Radio Scotland, London’s Resonance FM and twice on Gaby Roslin’s BBC Radio London show. Their Sofar Sounds video caught the attention of BBC Radio 6 producers who booked the band for the Edinburgh Festival 2014.

In July 2013, Gaby Roslin spotted the band warming up in a London park, while walking her children home from school. She was so impressed that she immediately invited them on to her radio show. Invited back in June 2014, she arranged live on air for the group to play at Koko at the Isle of Wight Reunion gig she was hosting on 1st September 2014. Impressed by their soundcheck that night, John Giddings booked them for Isle of Wight 2015, for the Garden Stage.

Charlatans front-man Tim Burgess is also a fan. He likes King Eider so much, he has invited them three years running to play at his Tim Peaks Stage at Festival Number 6 and Kendal Calling. Their 2013 Festival Number 6 show caught the attention of key festival organiser Meurig Jones, who said King Eider was:

“One of my favourite bands that’s ever played at Festival Number 6″.

http://kingeider.co.uk/

A folk-blues five-piece hailing from Edinburgh, King Eider craft a modern sound rooted in stripped back musicianship and classic folk influences.

King Eider have gained a reputation for their energetic live performances, regularly filling venues in their hometown Edinburgh, as well as playing at established venues further afield such as King Tut’s in Glasgow or Koko in London. Live sessions have been performed on Tom Morton’s BBC Radio Scotland show, BBC Radio Scotland, London’s Resonance FM and twice on Gaby Roslin’s BBC Radio London show. Their Sofar Sounds video caught the attention of BBC Radio 6 producers who booked the band for the ...

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Past Gigs King Eider

  • 06 | 2015 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight festival
  • 09 | 2014 London Koko
  • 07 | 2014 Kendal Kendal Calling
  • 06 | 2014 Eden Eden festival
  • 05 | 2014 Edinburgh Album launch
  • 01 | 2014 Glasgow King Tuts
  • 09 | 2012 Portmeirion Festival no 6

Discography King Eider

  • 2014 Deeper the water Album |

Media

  • Sound FIRE
  • Video King Eider - FIRE (Official...
  • Sound 04 Whisky
  • Video King Eider - WHISKY (Offici...
  • Video King Eider - DRINK ME DRY (...

Origin

  • edinburgh GB

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