Hanley and the Baird

“Fight, everybody earn the right, for your place upon the stage”

Please download our new single 4 On the Floor

Listen on Apple Music


Hanley and the Baird, Edinburgh based musicians and songwriters.

Annette Hanley and Kirsty Baird both learned their trade from the bottom up in clubs and pubs around Scotland. Performing as a duo or a four-piece band.

Their music is a perfect crossover of pop, country and rock.

They are also the directors of Sing in the City and Kirsty also founded Chief Radio in 2020.

“very talented band always interact with the crowd will leave you going home buzzing”

“hardest working band in the business”

“Dedicated Delinquents”

Hanley and the Baird opened for Nell Bryden at her Kinross gig

Nell Bryden finished her 2022 tour in Kinross and invited the girls along to open the set in the Back Room at the Green Hotel.


In April 2020, Hanley and the Baird had a No 27 single in the iTunes chart called Follow the Rainbows.

In June 2022 their third single went to No 57. Neither tunes got commercial radio support but charted on fanbase buying only.

Downloading the track is the best way to support any artist.

“If you like it, buy it”


Be sure to follow us on Spotify for future releases.

“Looking at you, looking at me”



The Hive

15-17 Niddry St, Edinburgh, EH1 1LG

Times 19:00


The Live Lounge

9 Esplanade, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1HR

Time: 19:00


Brewhemia (with the Aw Blacks)

1a Market St, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE

Time: 13.00


Queens Hall

85-89 Clerk St, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG

With Sing in the City Aw Blacks