Mairi Campbell: Pulse


Celtic Connections

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

27 & 28 Jan 2016

Mairi Campbell: Pulse

Award-winning musician Mairi Campbell presents Pulse, her first one-woman theatre show – the story of her musical homecoming, a journey of the heart and quest to find her pulse. Directed by Kath Burlinson.

“A consummate musician, Mairi Campbell in her one-woman show Pulse reveals her formidable acting and storytelling talents as she explores the very essence of what it is to be a musician in this thought-provoking and moving journey” – Susan Nickalls, music critic


Mairi Campbell is an influential and pioneering figure in Scottish music. Her music has a rooted and powerful quality and her musical interests are wide ranging: from playing Scottish dance music to pushing the boundaries of the traditional music scene with her soundings and improvisations.

“her voice can stop the clock” – The Scotsman


What the devil ails ye

by Mairi Campbell and Dave Gray | Pulse

She is waiting

by Mairi Campbell and Dave Gray | Pulse

Portobello Sands

by Mairi Campbell and David Francis | Mairi Campbell

Mairi’s art

Mairi is a viola player, a singer and a songwriter whose music has a rooted and powerful quality. She is also a mum, a wife and a sister, who enjoys Scottish dancing, cooking, practising yoga and meditation, drawing, and more. For her theatre show Mairi Campbell: Pulse, Mairi put pen to paper to create the dot drawings that are beamed on stage throughout the piece. Prints of these beautiful dot drawings are also for sale in Mairi’s shop, alongside her music.


Contact Mairi

If you would like to book Mairi Campbell: Pulse for your theatre, book Mairi for a gig, festival or workshop, interview Mairi, or just say hi, please do get in touch with Mairi or one of her team.