Donald Livingstone is a musician based on the Isle of Skye who performs throughout the Highlands and Islands as singer/songwriter/ cover artist . His musical style is fairly broad and ranges from traditional Scottish Folk to Blues, country and pop. Initially based in Glasgow, he came up to the Isle of Skye to run the Hotel in Broadford about fifteen years ago, and gradually started returning to music with local musicians, eventually forming the Doc Livingstone Band.
The band became a main feature around the Skye and Lochalsh West coast hotel circuit. As an alt/country blues band they released an album in 2006 and featured in the 2005/6 Isle of Skye Music festivals, amongst others.
After giving up hotel life, Donald became an established solo performer under the name Doc Livingstone, and is known up the West Coast and Islands as a singer/songwriter performer.
He now performs with local cover band, The Kings of Haakon,and occasionally with Scottish dance bands Deoch n Dorus and the Cast Ewe Celidh Band of Glenelg, as well as a number of other local artists – Duncan Overmeer, Brendan Martin and Sally Fraser. He also features in the recent solo album from Duncan Overmeer ‘The Rumour Mill’
Other present projects include up and coming 7 piece Celtic/rock band Ladarna who are at the moment, working on a series of tours and forthcoming album project. Latest News.
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