ABOUT

Grace Smith is a fiddle and viola player, and dedicated music educator. Her band, the Grace Smith Trio, released their debut album Overleaf in Autumn 2023 which has had a great critical reception. In their review of Overleaf, Folk Radio UK said; “If you’re looking for the exciting future of instrumental folk music, you need search no further.” She can also be seen playing with French-inspired dance band, Cri du Canard, and with Katie Doherty & The Navigators. As a teacher, she works in many contexts and organisations, including as Producer for the 2023 Folkworks Summer School and as a tutor for National Youth Folk Ensemble and Newcastle University.

Gigs

Date Event Location
Katie Doherty & the Navigators Woodland Village Hall, Bishop Auckland Woodland Village Hall, Bishop Auckland
Katie Doherty & the Navigators Dufton Village Hall, Cumbria Dufton Village Hall, Cumbria
Katie Doherty & the Navigators The Community Hall, Grizebeck, Cumbria The Community Hall, Grizebeck, Cumbria
Cri du Canard Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, Derbyshire Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, Derbyshire
Katie Doherty & the Navigators Lesbury Village Hall, Northumberland Lesbury Village Hall, Northumberland
Katie Doherty & the Navigators Orton Market Hall, Penrith Orton Market Hall, Penrith
Tom Moore & Archie Moss - support from Grace Smith & Sam Partridge Shakespeare's, Sheffield Shakespeare's, Sheffield
Grace Smith Trio - Workshop St Mary's Church, Guildford St Mary's Church, Guildford
Grace Smith Trio - Concert St Mary's Church, Guildford St Mary's Church, Guildford
Grace Smith Trio Fleece Inn, Bretforton Fleece Inn, Bretforton
Grace Smith Trio (afternoon concert) Holmfirth Festival of Folk Holmfirth Festival of Folk
Grace Smith Trio Desford Village Hall, Leicestershire Desford Village Hall, Leicestershire
Grace Smith Trio Folk By The Oak Festival Folk By The Oak Festival
 —  — Grace Smith Trio Saltburn Folk Festival Saltburn Folk Festival
 —  — Cri du Canard Saltburn Folk Festival Saltburn Folk Festival
Cri du Canard Shrewsbury Folk Festival Shrewsbury Folk Festival