David Grubb

2017 Update

An update with all my goings on so far in 2017.  It's been a busy few months and March seems to have arrived all too quickly.  2017 started off with a...

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Celtic Connections

I was honoured to be invited to perform in Celtic Connections last night as a performer on the Danny Kyle Open Stage in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall...

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Burns Evening

Happy New Year everyone.  I'm currently busy organising and writing arrangements for the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama's annual Burns evening...

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Airplay - BBC Radio Wales

My track 'Milestone' will be played tonight (26th November) on the Adam Walton show, BBC Radio Wales.  Tune in at 10pm to listen, or if you think you...

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High Rise Birthday

It has been 2 years since High Rise was released.  It has been an incredible few years and I can't believe how positive people have been about my debu...

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The second promotional video is now available to watch at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQAIhhU797w I'm very excited to share this video with you,...

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Promotional Video Unveiling

I'm very excited to unveil the first of two promotional videos filmed a few months back.  The films were produced by Tudor Films and audio recorded by...

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Video Shoot

Yesterday I had the pleasure of performing with a wonderful collection of musicians to film promotional videos for current and future compositions of...

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2016 Update

Happy New Year everyone! I realise this is the first post of the year on the website, and it's already February! January was a busy month for me.  I p...

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5 Years On

Would you believe that just over five years ago on St Andrews day 2010, I started my ambitious 'Fiddle Tune a Day' project.  A project that propelled...

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Review: Alex Monaghan

A fascinating CD, and a remarkable debut from a young Scottish violinist and fiddler, High Rise is sometimes experimental, sometimes sentimental, and...

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New Zealand

This week I will be flying to off to New Zealand to once again tour with the show, Hiraeth.  It's been 4 months since the last tour so I'm looking for...

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Shire Folk Review

High Rise Review: Shire Folk Magazine David Grubb from Fife graduated in 2013 with a degree in Classical music form the RWCMD. This, his first album...

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fRoots: Album Review

David is a Scottish violinist and graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. He works as a freelance...

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R2 Rock’n’Reel : Album Review

★★★★  Traditional folk meets mood music and jazz on this album. David Grubb is a fiddle player and composer, born in Scotland, trained at the Royal...

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Hiraeth show is well underway, and we've already visited North Wales, Exeter and Aberdeenshire.  We're off to Pembrokeshire today and travelling to Br...

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Good Reviews

In the past few months 'High Rise' has received fantastic feedback from reviewers.  I thought I'd share a few quotes from those articles:  'The Livin...

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Bristol Folk House

I'm very excited to announce that I will be performing at the Bristol Folk House on March 29th.  The Folk House is a fantastic venue in the UK folk ci...

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What's Coming Up?

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! 2014 was a fantastic year for me; I made big leaps forward in my music career as well as releasing my debut album...

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High Rise Released

High Rise is released and available on multiple digital platforms and stores across the internet. See below where you can buy yourself a copy: Physi...

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One Week Left!

Only one week left before 'High Rise' is released on November 17th. Feast your ears on the newest promo track: https://soundcloud.com/davidgrubb/mile...

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Launch Gig

A venue has now been confirmed for the launch of 'High Rise'; Four Bars in Cardiff. The venue can be found opposite the castle, upstairs in Dempsey's...

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High Rise Release

I am pleased to announce that 'High Rise' will be released on the 17th of November. Mastering is under way and so the CD will be ready to print withi...

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Hiraeth Tour

I'm going on tour! I've been hired to perform as fiddle player for the award winning Edinburgh Fringe show, 'Hiraeth'. The show is touring round Wal...

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New Site Launched!

Welcome to my new website! It's shiny and cool and modern looking with lots of bells and whistles. There's more to come too; a custom music player...

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David is a multi-instrumentalist and composer working as a session musician in an array of musical disciplines. Debut album High Rise out now!

"A brilliant album" R2 Rock’n’Reel ★★★★

"A highly accomplished work that is every bit as engaging and enjoyable as the acknowledged masters" fRoots

“An album of wondrous beauty from start to finish.” Folk Radio UK


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