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Hello all!

After a great tour in May and a few weeks down time in June we are feeling ready to get stuck in to the summer of festivals and commonwealth games action. Our first stop is Sark Folk Festival which takes place on the beautiful channel island of Sark and runs from 4-6th July. We first visited  a few years back and thoroughly enjoyed the incredible night sky, horse & cart taxi service and the plentiful lobster. Hope to see a few of you there! Following this we take a short hop over to Trento, Italy for a show on the 7th @ Centro Servizi Culturali S. Chiara and on our return home we will be taking in a few more shows leading up to the Commonwealth Games, see the list below!

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Breabach @ The Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin
Photo by Dan Sim

Boomerang & Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

This summer we are honoured to welcome our friends from Australia and New Zealand to Scotland where we will be performing with Boomerang for the first time on home soil. Alongside Moana and the Tribe, Horomona Horo (New Zealand), Shellie Morris, Casey Donovan, Aaron Burarrwanga and Djakapurra Munyarryun (Australia) we will be taking this exciting collaboration to the Heb Celt Fest in Stornoway on 17th July and then returning for a run of shows in Glasgow. 23rd July in Queens Park, 24th at the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Party, Old Fruitmarket and on the 25th we play a free outdoor show in Glasgow Green.

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Songlines

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Songlines magazine are running a great feature on Boomerang in this months edition. They’ve also included us in the ‘best world music albums of the last 6 months’:
“widely regarded as one of the finest scottish folk bands; Breabach deliver a beautifully mature and rich mix of subtle musicianship.”
Thanks guys!

Summer Tour Dates

July 2014

4-5th Sark Folk Festival, Channel Islands
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11th Moonbeams Festival, Hunmanby, East Yorkshire
12th Ely Folk Festival, Cambridgeshire
16th Heb Celt Fest, Breasclete Community Centre, Lewis
17th Heb Celt Fest, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis (Boomerang)
22nd Queens Baton Relay, Queens Park, Glasgow (Boomerang)
23rd Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Party, Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow (Boomerang)
24th Festival 2014, Glasgow Green, The Living Room, (Boomerang)
27th  Warwick Folk Festival, Warwick
28th Loch Lomond Shores Auditorium, Balloch
30th Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow

August 2014            

2nd   Inverie Village Hall, Knoydart
4th Sidmouth Folk Week, Ham Marquee
9th TelemarkfestivalenBø, Telemark, Norway
23rd Mull of Kintyre Festival, Heritage Centre, Campbeltown

Thanks for reading!

James, James, Calum, Megan & Ewan
www.breabach.com
@breabach