Growing up around the traditions of the Scottish Borders, Graeme Armstrong started playing the guitar aged 12. Bring this to a new level he embarked on the prestigious Folk and Traditional Music course at Newcastle University where, through specializing in performance and composition from the Scottish Borders, he achieved a BMUS Honours Degree.

Through his time in Newcastle he co-founded the award winning Rachel Hamer Band. Their debuting album ‘Hard Ground’ was boasted by Folking as “exceptional” and managed to get itself a 4 star review in ‘music republic magazine’.

Since then Graeme has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia with bands and musicians such as Carly Blain, Black Market Tune, Ideoms theatre company and now, Talisk.

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