Live Off The Floor: Scott Macmillan / Brian Doyle
Since meeting in 1995, Scott Macmillan and Brian Doyle have been blending their musical intuitions in ever fresh and innovative ways.
Their performances are captivating, creating an exciting and always expanding musical experience.
Throwing caution to the wind, these two guitar wizards mesmerize with remarkable imaginative guitar interplay transporting their audiences from the Highlands to the Blues and just about everywhere in-between!
Individually Scott and Brian have full and busy music careers. But their love of music fusion has them increasingly carving out opportunities from their hectic schedules to join forces and expand their convergence of musical minds.
Their 1st duo recording ‘Live off the Floor’ garnered them multiple nominations with 2 nods from East Coast Music Awards (ECMA) and 3 from the 2011 Molson Canadian Music Nova Scotia Awards.
Previous nods for these two wizards of guitar include winning the 1998 ECMA Instrumentalist of the Year, for Scott Macmillan Presents the Minnie Sessions Vol. 1. The recording features Macmillan and Doyle on 4 cuts; Minnie Adams House Reel, “Caterer’s Request”, “Cameron Side Rd” and “Romper River”, with Scott and Brian co-writing the later 2 songs.
2013 saw Scott and Brian performing a number of shows around Nova Scotia and Cape Breton.
In 2012 Scott and Brian ventured into the Festival circuit for the first time with performances at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia Ontario.
In 2011 Scott and Brian ventured out with concerts in Nova Scotia & Maine.