American Blues Scene - David Scott

2 February 2021 

Single review – The Silence Above Us (The St Buryan Sessions). “If there is one song which captures the mood, spirit and turbulence of these troubled times it is “The Silence Above Us” — McQuaid’s inspirational performance…

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Vanloo’s Reviews - Sheila Vanloo

27 January 2021 

Single review – The Silence Above Us (The St Buryan Sessions). “The song is evocative and powerful, it will delight her long standing fans and is sure to bring new ones to the Sarah McQuaid fan club.”

Read more - David Harley

25 January 2021

Single review – The Silence Above Us (The St Buryan Sessions). “Perfectly appropriate piano and gorgeous vocal on a melancholic song that certainly fits the mood of the times. We can’t wait to see what comes…

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16 May 2020

Americana Music Association UK - Members Lockdown Stories. “It is wonderfully heartening to see how the situation has been bringing out the kindness and generosity of so many people, but I worry for the future of all…

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6 February 2020

Concert preview – Sala BBK, Bilbao, Spain. “Aunando la tradición de Irlanda, América y el Reino Unido, su música es sublime y conmovedora, muy definida por su cálida y sedosa voz y por un estilo muy personal…

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Maverick - Trevor Hodgett

May 2019

Live review – Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival. “Sarah McQuaid is an exceptional artist with a notably poetic sensibility, capable of finding metaphorical resonance and profundity in mundane situations…. McQuaid’s songs were deep and serious but never dour.”

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Blues In Britain - Dave Scott

February 2019 

Live review – Rothbury Roots, Queens Head, Rothbury. “Inspirational performance … phenomenal … exceptional power and range ... dark, slow-burning, sizzling … magnificent.”

Sarah McQuaid
Queens Head, Rothbury

Rothbury Roots prides itself in bringing contemporary blues…

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