Simon Thoumire


Waterworks Jig / Stool of Repentance – Simon Thoumire and Ian Carr

Here’s a wee video of myself and Ian playing the Waterworks Jig (Simon Thoumire) and the Stool of Repentance (traditional).
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Becky Taylor’s Audacity by Simon Thoumire and Dave Milligan, Ardkinglas House

This is a live video recorded at Ardkinglas House in Argyll on Saturday 20th April 2024. Improvisation (David Milligan)/ Moch madainn chéitein/ Becky Taylor’s Audacity (Simon Thoumire)Becky Taylor’s Audacity is a set which features on our album Third Flight Home. Find out where you can listen to it here

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A minor Fairy Dance #shorts

Sitting in the beautiful Wiston Lodge, I thought a minor version of Largo’s Fairy Dance would be suitable.

Ian on the left, Simon on the right

Here’s a new tune played by me and Ian Carr and written by Simon Thoumire and Alana NicAonghais with financial help from TASGADH (Traditional Arts Small Grants) and Creative Scotland.

The title is to remind me and Ian where we sit on the stage! It’s full title should be Ian on stage left…

Room 24 by Simon Thoumire and Ian Carr

This is a new composition of Ian’s that we recorded in Sweden in September 23. It was originally written in 2021 during the height of lockdown and we made a version of this from our two house. At last we managed to play it in the same room. Find out more

John Thoumire’s Castle

My dad is having a rough week so here is a tune I wrote for him a while ago – John Thoumire’s Castle. Https://

Ryan Corbett’s Slide #shorts

Ryan Corbett’s Slide with @carriandavid live from Norway! Check out my new album #concertina #musiclife #musicismylife #scotland #scottishmusic #thisisscotland #musicmaker #alba