Young Invergordon singer-songwriter Rhoehaisse Clark will perform as part of the music included in Saturday’s special event honoring the Stoltmans – the world’s strongest brothers, who hail from the town.
The accomplishments of the brothers who put their hometown of Easter Ross on the map for thousands of fans around the world are to be celebrated.
Earlier this year, Rhoehaisse won the John Preston Songwriter Award, announced by the charity Liam Colgan Music Fund.
The charity was established in memory of young Highlander and musician Liam who died in Germany. It supports young musicians and others in the Highlands and Islands wishing to pursue musical ambitions
As part of his award, Rhoehaisse won the chance to appear on the Liam Colgan Haybarn Stage at the Woodzstock Festival – only his second live gig.
Her set included the song Half In Love which won her the award and the young singer confirmed this week that the song will feature in her set on Saturday August 27.
Rhoehaisse said: “I’m really excited to play.”
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A celebratory event has long been planned in the Stoltmans’ hometown, which has already erected welcome signs depicting the brothers at entrances to the port community.
The party will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
One stage where special announcements will be made – including a few surprises – is Where Rhoehaisse will perform, also with music from local singer-songwriter Davy Cowan and Soundblast Disco.
Tom Stoltman has twice been named the strongest man in the world after globally televised competitions in the United States.
Older brother Luke has been named Scotland’s strongest man several times and in 2021 he won the title of Europe’s strongest man.
The men of Invergordon can also claim to be the strongest brothers in the world, having both competed successfully in a series of major competitions.
Luke and Tom have been hailed as “inspiring heroes” by South Lodge Primary School Principal David Hayes-MacLeod, who has hosted their visits to the school on several occasions.
He said: “We want everyone to come out and show these two guys how proud their hometown and their friends are of them.”
Throughout the afternoon there will be a parade down the main street led by a pipe band followed by Luke and Tom to meet the crowd.
There will be charity stalls on the High Street with Herchers Funfair also selling hot food. Gymnastic presentations, circus performers “and much more” are planned.
Local primary school children get involved in an art competition with the works on display at the Invergordon Museum on the day to be judged by Luke and Tom.
Youngsters will even be invited to dress up in their favorite strongman costumes which will also be judged on the day with prizes awarded for both competitions.
You can also see Rhoehaisse sing in the outdoor tent at the Station Hotel, Alness, on Sunday afternoons.