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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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More new videos!

How’s everyone doing out there? I have to admit that I’m struggling a bit – I keep thinking that I’m doing fine and coping well with the situation, and then some totally innocuous thing sends me over the edge. Just…

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It’s a wrap!

It’s a wrap! I’m delighted to report that we’ve finished the filming and recording for The St Buryan Sessions. Huge thanks to Martin Stansbury, Mawgan Lewis, John Crooks and all the FundRazr supporters who made it possible! Also to the…

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April-May Tour Cancelled

Now that I’ve been in touch with all the venues, including The Acoustic Festival of Britain which sadly announced its cancellation yesterday, I can confirm that along with the March dates previously cancelled, my April-May tour dates are now all…

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Remaining Euro tour dates cancelled

Sarah writes:

Sadly, tonight’s concert at Zimmer 16 in Berlin will now be the final show of what should have been a 5-week tour finishing at the end of this month. Having received cancellation emails today from 4 of the…

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