Christine Weir & The Kilts

Based: Cape Town

Christine has a special interest in Scottish traditional music and has performed under the banner ‘Christine Weir and the Kilts’ for the past two years, most recently the National Arts Festival Grahamstown 2017: “Supported by four extremely talented musicians, Weirs beautiful lilting voice offers Celtic music at its best from foot-stomping, well-known Scottish songs to some hauntingly beautiful traditional music. As a story-teller, her gentle humour engages the audience throughout the show. Great ending – spoil yourself! ” LT , Cue Newspaper, Grahamstown National Arts Festival 2017

Christine song, The Clan MacDonald was linked to the Glencoe Heritage trust website. Her most recent CD “Weir Celts!” has been played on, Scotlander Radio,Celtic FM and Two Lochs Radio in Scotland, Folkcast, Dans Folk show in England, and “A Little breath of Scotland”, Canada.

Christine is keenly focused on producing an outstanding vocal sound and has published a book on the voice, called “Shut your Trap and Sing!”

Christine Weir and her brother Graham founded the award winning Not the Midnight Mass. Over the years Not the Midnight Mass has won many awards, the most recent being 2009 Fleur du Cap best ensemble. As a solo performer Christine was nominated for Fleur du Cap best performer in a musical for her work in Noah of Cape Town, and in 2006 she was nominated for a Naledi award for her work in Songs from the Mediterranean. She was the soloist in the Sun City Extravaganza, Odyssey, from 2002 to 2005.

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