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 Pleasley Parish Council, Derbyshire Pleasley Parish Council, Derbyshire
Grace Smith Trio The Verney Institute, Pleasley, Derbyshire The Verney Institute, Pleasley, Derbyshire
Cri du Canard Kilve Village Hall, Somerset Kilve Village Hall, Somerset
Cri du Canard West Pennard Village Hall, Somerset West Pennard Village Hall, Somerset
Cri du Canard Kingsdon Village Hall, Somerset Kingsdon Village Hall, Somerset
Cri du Canard Trinity Methodist Church, Radstock Trinity Methodist Church, Radstock
Katie Doherty & the Navigators Frosterley Village Hall, County Durham Frosterley Village Hall, County Durham
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
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