Hello to all from Breabach HQ!
We are in the midst of our Ùrlar album tour and are having a brilliant time so far. Only a few more dates to go on this leg and we hope you can make it along if we are in you’re area. A big thanks to everyone that has helped us out with sound & lights, sold our merch, fed & watered us and all of you that have come along to support the gigs! We are still looking for a couple of merchandise sellers for Peebles and Colchester, send us an email if you would like to help us out in exchange for a few goodies.
Unfortunately our gig in Falmouth which was supposed to occur on 26/11/13 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Princess Pavillion will be issuing refunds to those who had bought tickets.
21st – Eastgate Arts Centre, Peebles
22nd – Kings Place, London
23rd – Number 8, Pershore
25th – Nettlebed Village Club, near Henley on Thames
27th – Phoenix, Exeter
28th – Colchester Arts Centre
30th – Edinburgh St. Andrews night, Grassmarket, Edinburgh
Scots Trad Music Awards
We are really chuffed to have been nominated for ‘Best Live Act’ at this years Scots Trad Music Awards amongst such esteemed company as LAU, Anna Massie & Mairearad Green and The Outside Track - if you haven’t checked them out then do so now, they rock. Special thanks goes to our sound engineer Iain ‘Tompy’ Thomson, he is the secret weapon to our live show! Voting only takes 5 minutes and as you trawl through the nominees you might discover something new to whet your musical appetite! Follow this link to vote -
More awardy things… Radio 2 Folk Awards
On this weeks Radio 2 Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe, the nominees for the 2o14 Radio 2 Folk Awards were announced. We are honoured to be up for best group alongside LAU, Melrose Quartet and The Full English. Congratulations to everyone that has received a nomination, we can’t wait to join you all at the shindig in February!
This Hogmanay we are going to be celebrating in the sun at the Woodford Folk Festival (near Brisbane, Australia). It’s such an exciting opportunity and we are looking forward to getting a good dose of craic with our pals the Peatbog Faeries and Rachel Sermanni who will also be there. We would love to hear from you if you will be there for the party too!
Making of Ùrlar
The super talented Mike Guest put together a ‘making of’ video for our most recent album Ùrlar. If you want a look inside the recording process check it out here:
Ùrlar by Breabach from Stash Media Worx on Vimeo.
Ùrlar available for purchase now!
We still have a few bags and signed copies of the album available to purchase from our bandcamp. Head over to breabach.bandcamp.com now to get your copy before they all disappear.
Edinburgh St. Andrews Night
On the 30th of November we will be having a rare old time in Edinburgh at the Grassmarket as we take part in a big FREE day of music. We will be performing alongside Blazin’ Fiddles, Dougie Maclean, Louis Abbot (Admiral Fallow), Cask Strength Ceilidh Band, Adam Sutherland, Rura and more! It’s going to be quite a day. Read more here:
Hope to see you out there folks!!
All the best
James, James, Ewan, Megan and Calum