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Shooglenifty in 2007
|Genres||Celtic fusion, folk rock|
|Years active||circa 1990–present|
|Labels||Greentrax, Womad, Compass, Shoogle|
Angus R. Grant (deceased)|
Shooglenifty are a Scottish, Edinburgh-based six-piece Celtic fusion band, that tours internationally. The band blends Scottish traditional music with influences ranging from electronica to alternative rock. They contributed to Afro Celt Sound System's 1996 album Volume 1: Sound Magic. The band have performing in countries including Australia, Austria, Cuba, Belgium, France, Norway, Ireland, Italy, Denmark, New Zealand, Indonesia, South Africa, Beirut, France, Spain, the USA, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Russia, Corsica, Luxembourg, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Switzerland, Bali, Portugal, Mexico and the UK. They have performed for a number of notable fans, including Prince Charles, Tony Blair, Nelson Mandela, and Emperor Akihito of Japan.
Angus R. Grant, the band's fiddler and frontman, died in October 2016 at the age 49.
- Venus in Tweeds (Greentrax) – 1994
- A Whisky Kiss (Greentrax) – 1996
- Live at Selwyn Hall (Womad) – 1996
- Solar Shears (Compass) – 2001
- The Arms Dealer's Daughter (Compass) – 2003
- Radical Mestizo (Compass) – 2005
- Troots (Shoogle) – 2007
- Murmichan (Shoogle) – 2009
- The Untied Knot (Shoogle) – 2015
- Malcolm Crosbie – acoustic and electric guitars
- Garry Finlayson – banjo and banjax
- James Mackintosh – drums, drum machines and darabuka
- Ewan MacPherson – mandolin and tenor banjo
- Quee MacArthur – bass and percussion
- Eilidh Shaw - fiddle
- Kaela Rowan - vocals
- Angus R. Grant – fiddle
- Iain McLeod – mandolin
- Conrad Ivitsky – bass
- Luke Plumb - mandolin
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- Wilson, Sue (2003-08-15). "Shooglenifty: Cult Celt connection". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- "Angus Grant,'acid croft' folk musician – obituary". The Telegraph. 2016-10-27. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- "Tributes paid to Shooglenifty's Angus R Grant". BBC News. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2016-10-11.
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