Maggie’s Delight – Celtic Band

Short Bio

Maggie’s Delight is a trio of highly accomplished musicians specialising in songs and tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Shetland Isles. Sure to delight the most discerning audience, Maggie’s Delight is the perfect choice for concerts, pubs, parties, corporate events and anywhere people enjoy top class performance and the irresistible urge to get up and dance.             

                                                                                                     

The Band

Jim McGuire – Vocals, Electric/Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, fiddle.

With a long history in music starting as lead guitarist and vocalist with some of Scotland’s top rock groups and showbands, Jim has expanded his musical interests and repertoire to include traditional Scottish and Irish music, Blues, Jazz and Opera.

Jim trained in tenor voice under renowned ABC soprano Shirley Flesfader and Andrew Foote of West Australian Opera and studied guitar at the academy of music in Edinburgh and with Manuel Charlton of Nazareth and master acoustic guitarist Bernard Carney.

A prominent member of the WA music scene since the early eighties, Jim also plays in Jimjam Band and Numguts Bush Band and tours internationally as a solo performer.

Rebecca Lodge – Fiddle and Vocals

A classically trained violinist who has performed in various orchestras in America and Australia, Becky entered the folk scene 10 years ago, performing at Fairbridge International Folk Festival and agricultural shows and has never looked back.

Becky has recently become hooked on Celtic music bringing glamour and class to the trio with her outstanding fiddle playing and lovely vocals.

Kevin Saunders – Vocals, Banjo, Mandolin, Melodion

A legend of the WA folk music scene Kevin is well known for his ability to play almost anything on a variety of instruments. You hum it – he’ll play it.  Also famous for his unique performance of songs and tunes that make you want to get up and dance or join in the singing. Kevin is also a member of the international touring Numguts Bush Band.