Band Members


Andrew Hennessey - Electric Fiddle & Dance Calling
Andrew Hennessey, Scottish fiddle player, dance caller and storyteller has played and toured with Scottish bands of various styles and genres, including support to; Jean Redpath, Status Quo and the Mediaeval Babes.

He comes from the tradition of the Scottish Fiddle orchestra and the Scottish folk scene and has a catalogue of recordings.

He also writes and composes for theatre and groups and specialises in stories from Scottish mythology.

Steve Tyler - Guitar & Vocals
A multi-instrumentalist, Steve has a wonderfully eloquent guitar technique, playing in a variety of styles from Tony McManus to Johnny Cash.

marc marnie - Drums
As well as playing with The North Star Ceilidh Band, marc drums with his own rock/blues band, Shameless.

He is also known as one of Britain's top music and theatre photographers.
Jim Bryce - Piano, Bass & Vocals
Actor, composer, songwriter and occasional scriptwriter. Bass, also plays keyboards and guitar. As a composer/songwriter, has written for numerous theatre companies and the BBC, and has had works performed on the concert hall in Britain and Europe.
In singer-songwriting guise, Jim performs solo in and around Edinburgh. As a bassist and writer, worked for several years in London with the jazz/rock/classico outfit Just Flying Kytes and Hawkwind-influenced Invisible Band.

In May 2010, there will be a tour of "Whisky Kisses", close runner-up in the "Highland Quest for a Scottish Musical", for which he wrote the music. Further information on his various other misdemeanours can be found on his website: