ANDREW WAITE co-founded the band TYDE in 2008 and got to the finals of the BBC2 Young Folk Awards. He also secured a record deal when he was 15 years old and recorded two studio albums. In 2011 Andrew was a finalist in the BBC Young Traditional Musician Of The Year and was an Up And Coming Act Of The Year nominee at Na Trads 2015.
In 2015 he joined the band Dallahan who were Folk Band Of The Year nominees at Na Trads 2016 and released the album ‘Matter Of Time’ which was also nominated for Album Of The Year at Na Trads 2016.
Andrew joined Eliza Carthy And The Wayward Band in 2013 and has been regularly touring with them since. In February 2017 they released their debut album ‘Big Machine’ and it reached number 25 in the UK charts.
He released his solo album, Tyde, in 2019 and a duo album with Lucy Farrell in early 2020. Andrew has spent lockdown working on a new solo album which will be released this year.