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
Cri du Canard + Club Débris Bristol Folk House Bristol Folk House
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
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss Pebbles Tavern, Watchet, Somerset Pebbles Tavern, Watchet, Somerset
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss Strode Theatre, Street, Glastonbury, Somerset Strode Theatre, Street, Glastonbury, Somerset
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss Anteros Arts, Norwich Anteros Arts, Norwich
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss Quay Arts Centre, Sudbury, Suffolk Quay Arts Centre, Sudbury, Suffolk
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss To The Moon, Bristol To The Moon, Bristol
Grace Smith Trio & Archie Churchill-Moss Catwick Live, Catwick Village Hall, East Yorkshire Catwick Live, Catwick Village Hall, East Yorkshire
Grace Smith Trio Glossop Labour Club, Glossop Glossop Labour Club, Glossop
 —  — Cri du Canard Les Panards Dansant Les Panards Dansant
Cri du Canard Beyond the Moor Festival, Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Beyond the Moor Festival, Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Grace Smith Trio The Watch House, Cullercoats The Watch House, Cullercoats