The Sun Goes On Rising (The St Buryan Sessions)

I’m delighted to announce the final single release of The St Buryan Sessions; the remaining eight tracks will only be available for streaming and download after the album is released on 15 October. “The Sun Goes On Rising” feels…

Rabbit Hills premiere and actual tour dates!

For the first time since January 2020, I’ve sent out an email newsletter containing actual tour dates, and while I’m feeling mildly terrified at the thought of walking onto a stage in front of an audience for the first…

New Keyboard thanks to Cultivator Grant

I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that thanks to a very generous Creative Investment Grant from Cultivator, part of the umbrella organisation Creative Kernow (which in turn is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Cornwall Council, Arts Council England…

New single and video out now!

Huge thanks to everyone who tuned in to the video premieres for “The Silence Above Us (The St Buryan Sessions)” on YouTube and Facebook! Here’s a handy dandy Smart URL where you can check out the video, download the…

Video Premiere Coming Soon!

I’m so, so excited to announce the forthcoming release of the first video and single of The St Buryan Sessions, with premiere/watch party events on YouTube Saturday January 30 and Facebook Sunday January 31!

The St Buryan Sessions were…

It’s a Christmas song!

It’s me! Singing a Christmas song! MASSIVE thanks to the very, very wonderful Colin Harper for unearthing this lost gem of a Bert Jansch song — known only from a single performance at the Landmark Theater in Richmond, Virginia, in…

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Ivors Academy Membership Bursary

I’m delighted and honoured to announce that I’ve just been awarded a one-year membership bursary to the Ivors Academy, the independent trade body for songwriters and composers in the UK, home to the Ivor Novello Awards and to Joan Armatrading…

What I’ve been up to lately ...

Hello there! I hope you’re all managing to stay safe and sane in these bewildering times. Pictured above are two things that have been helping me to get through them. There’s a further explanation below — but before I get…

New “Live From Home” video

Click here to watch a new “Live From Home” rendition of my song “The Tide”! If you’d like to hear me read aloud a few passages from the books that inspired it, download the sheet music (including DADGAD guitar chord…

Songbook & Sheet Music Downloads

Here’s what I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks! I’ve had a bunch of enquiries over the years about the possibility of a “Sarah McQuaid Songbook”, and I always said I’d get around to it one of…