Colin, born and raised near Winchester, England in a predominantly
Scottish community, was exposed to the culture and heritage that would
shape his career. Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, and a gifted musician
himself, Colin’s father was an early influence on his musical career.
One Man, One Guitar, One Captivating Show
This musical performance is a tribute to Scotland in song and stories from the
battle songs of a distant land, the haunting beauty of her misty covered glens, to the exploits of the people Take the three Scottish tenors and roll them into one, you
have Colin Grant-Adams this phenomenal Scots entertainer, with his exuberating
vocals ,intricate fiery guitar and irresistible humor holds his audiences spellbound. Colin has performed on the Stages of Carnegie Hall to concert venues and festivals
around the world with time honored classics “Scotland The Brave”“These Are My Mountains” in the styles of Harry Lauder & Kenneth MacKellar, to his own original
and contemporary works, “Scottish American”& “ Soldier Of War Soldier Of Peace.”
Stephen Holden New York Times
“ a spirited spokesman of a vigorous Scots tradition that is unabashed in its
expression of patriotism.”
A Toast To Scotland
In 1996, the Glasgow Highland Games of Kentucky,
awarded Colin an Artist in Residence Fellowship in
Celtic music, enabling him to study, compose and
record music about the early-century Scots who arrived
in America bringing with them a wealth of culture. It was
through the residency that Colin came to relocate to the
United States and the Glasgow, Kentucky area.
Robert E. Harrison, President of the Glasgow Highland Games."
"Colin Grant-Adams is an extraordinarily talented vocalist and
guitarist. His live presentation demonstrates his awesome ability
to both deliver his own songs with meaning and add depth and
insight to many traditional favorites."
INTERNATIONAL FOLK SINGER
SONGWRITER / GUITARIST