Tannahill weavers-The Athol Gathering taken from the 2007 Album Live & in Session.
The Tannahill Weavers are a popular band who perform traditional Scottish music
Releasing their first Album in 1976 they're notable for being one of the first popular bands to incorporate
the sound of the great Highland bagpipe in an ansemble setting. and in doing so helped to change the sound of traditional music.
The band was formed in 1968 , practising in a back room of mcKay family rented council house at
41 st. Ninian's Road, Hunterhill Paisley and first performed at st. peter's folk club. Glenburn. Paisley.
The club was run by Pat Doherty father of the weavers founding member Neil Doherty.
As of 2009 they still continue to tour and release new recordings.
They were named after Scottish Poet Robert Tannahill and have recorded several of his songs.