Julie Fowlis’s voice might be familiar, but not necessarily for the reasons you might think. Sure, if you’re really into the Celtic music scene, you may recognize her as one of the voices from Dòchas, a Scottish all-female group. However, if you watched the Disney movie “Brave,” you know Fowlis’s voice. That’s right – Julie Fowlis sang “Touch the Sky,” “Brave”‘s popular theme song (as well as the song featured in the trailer, “Tha Mo Ghaol Air Àird A’ Chuain,” and “Into the Open Air”). Check it out:
But that’s not the only reason you should check her out. Fowlis blends her traditional Scottish roots with modern influences artfully. Ever heard a Scottish Gaelic version of The Beatles’s “Blackbird” performed? You’re about to:
She performs at the Ware Center in Lancaster tonight, October 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets run from $5-$18.