String Loaded – 2017 Australian Celtic Artist of the Year
String Loaded are four time winners at the 2017 Australian Celtic Music Awards. They were winners of the following awards: Celtic Instrumental of the Year, Celtic Group of the Year, Celtic Album of the Year for Beggars & Butterflies and the big one … Celtic Artist of the Year.
This high energy family band is known for their upbeat and passionate Celtic and Bluegrass fiddle music and feature sensational fiddle playing sisters, Gabi and Olivia, supported by dad and mum on guitar and bodhran. Influences come from the rich music and folk law traditions of Scotland, Ireland, Scandinavia and American bluegrass music. The beauty, skill and infectious energy of the girls fiddle music and singing will leave you spell bound and fill your heart with joy.
The band has performed at international and national music festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, the Australian Celtic Festival, Bundanoon Highland Gathering, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Golden Fiddle Shows and many local festivals, cultural events and corporate functions. String Loaded have performed live on Australian radio including National ABC radio and receive regular airplay on several community radio stations in the Newcastle and Central Coast region.
String Loaded in action