Video & Audio

Band members

The music and dances










Besides the core members of the band, Quicksilver can also call on a team of other musicians and callers, either to augment or to fill in for someone. The exact number and nature of the lineup will often depend on what particular theme you are looking for, as well as the size and budgetof event. The extra musicians include:

Clare Lindley (caller). Clare is from Aberdeen, and besides calling is also a fine fiddler. Outside of Quicksilver, she plays in a duo with cellist Brian Mullen, and has recently joined the veteran prog rock band Stackridge

clare lindley

Andy Dewar (drums, bodhran). Andy has worked with Boy George and Toyah Wilcox, is a fine studio engineer and producer, and a successful writer of TV production music.

Graeme Taylor (electric guitar). Former member of the 70's medieval/rock band Gryphon and folk-rockers the Albion Band

Richard Bolton (acoustic guitar) a superb jazz guitarist with a fluid and sophisticated soloing style. Half of the groundbreaking folk duo Cooper and Bolton.

Alan Dunn (accordion). When Mike does the calling, Alan often takes over the accordion chair. His experience includes work with Bob Geldof, Richard Thompson, Lowden Wainright III, and the Electric Bluebirds.