5 Questions - David Ferrard
This article is from 2008.
5 words to describe your shows
Entertaining, informative, engaging, historical, participatory.
4 shows you’re looking forward to seeing in Edinburgh this August
Get Up Stand Up! at the Jazz Bar, Festival Folk at the Oak, Peace o’the Fest at Counting House and everything I can catch at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace at St John’s on Princes St.
3 things that you love about Edinburgh in August
Playing to audiences from around the world; a continental buzz on the streets; an unrivalled access to the arts.
2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August
Traffic and tourist congestion; and the exploitation of artists!
1 word that sums up how you feel about performing
David Ferrard performs at Scottish Folk Roots & Offshoots, the Royal Oak, 557 2976, Aug 7–11, 19–31 (not 25), 6.30pm, £7 (£5); Aug 14–17, 1.30pm, £7 (£5); Not in our Name: Songs of Peace and Protest – Roy Bailey & David Ferrard, Acoustic Music Centre @ St Bride’s, 346 1405, Aug 13–17, 6.30pm, £12 (£10).