Amy Thatcher

“Accordion star” – The Guardian


out 9th March

Amy Thatcher

“Amy is and always has been the most amazing Accordion player, my right hand woman!”

Kathryn Tickell

“Amy is an accordion star!”

The Guardian

Amy Thatcher is an accordionist, composer and performer in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Touring and performing with;
Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell
Accordion and drums duo Amy Thatcher and Fran Knowles,
Scottish sextet The Shee
Celtic fusion band We Are The Monsters
Taking part all over the country in concerts, festivals, weddings and functions.
Amy’s solo career took off in 2019 with the release of her debut album ‘Solo’. Her most recent EP ‘Let What’s In Out’ came out in November 2021 with the single ‘Look At You Now’. This is as part of a fundraising campaign for Bliss, a charity for premature babies.
You will find Amy’s music on most streaming platforms including Bandcamp.
Amy’s musicianship over the last 15 years has taken her from the BBC Proms to Canada, Malaysia and Russia as well as festivals all over the UK.
She currently teaches accordion at Newcastle University and has years of experience teaching music on the accordion including for private lessons.
Please make sure you connect with Amy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Amy Thatcher

Folk Radio UK

Over four beautifully parcelled tracks, with not a word to be heard, Amy Thatcher manages to convey moments of serenity and emotional turbulence through top-class musicianship and imparts some food for thought along the way.

Amy Thatcher is in a class of her own. Welcome back”

Amy Thatcher Accordionist

Folk Radio UK (Amy & Fran)

Fran’s percussion skills are beautifully intuitive, and she’s no stranger to progressive exploring, which makes the possibilities of this duo so refreshing and exciting – together, they have a mesmerising energy that will be great to witness live”