Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival

Archie McAllister & Sileas Sinclair

Archie has been playing the fiddle for over 30 years and has now been professional for 22 years. During this time he has played with many of the top musicians in the folk and Scottish Dance Band scenes; including Ross Kennedy, Skipinnish and The Jura Ceilidh Band. In 2004 he was nominated for best musician at the annual Trad awards. Presently Archie is playing with his own band as well as the Kinloch Ceilidh band and continues to work as a session musician on a wide variety of different albums. He now passes on his skills and knowledge through the teaching of youngsters in his local area.


Archie McAllister & Sileas Sinclair is Playing at the Following Concerts