FREE track for mailing list subscribers!

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We will be releasing a free track from our brand new album ‘Bann’ to our mailing list subscribers during the Celtic Connection’s festival (19th Jan – 5th Feb).
It’s easy to join, just head to the top of the website and click “join our mailing list” and follow the instructions! Keep an eye on your inbox and you will receive the track within the next few weeks!

Remember, this special release offer will be available until the 5th of Feb!

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Calum Nominated for Composer of the year!

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Our very own Calum MacCrimmon has been nominated as composer of the year in the Scottish Traditional Music Awards 2011! If you fancy it you can vote for him here.

Wishing him the best of luck!

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Welsh Tour

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This Sunday we will be off on the road again to tour Wales with the fantastic Calan! We are all excited for some music, craic and getting to try the local leeks. Both bands will be collaborating which should be great, and we will also be performing some new material which will be appearing on the new album. Can’t wait to let you hear it!

You can catch us on the following dates:

17th – Schools matinee concert Coliseum Aberdare, Wales
18th – St.David’s Hall Cardiff, Wales
19th – Theatr Mwldan Cardigan, Wales
20th – Galeri Caernarfon, Wales
21st - Pontardawe Arts Centre, Wales
22nd – Wyeside Arts Centre Builth Wells, Wales
23rd - Liverpool Irish Festival, Liverpool, England

After this we have a few dates in November:

1st – Perthshire Amber , Scotland
4th – Tolbooth, Stirling, Scotland

And then we head off to the States for the first time!
12th – Balmoral Classic, McGonigle Theater, Pittsburgh.

Hope to catch you out there somewhere. All the best for now!

Remember to come and say hello on our Facebook page.

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News – Sept 2011

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Breabach are currently in the studio working on the new album. Recording is taking place at Old Laundry studios in Glenfinnan and is being engineered by Iain Hutchison and produced by Andy Thorburn. The music couldn’t be in any better hands! We are all really excited about how the new material is sounding and can’t wait to let you hear it!

The album is due for a tentative released in March 2012 – however keep your eyes and ears peeled over the next few months for more news and previews.

We are also excited about some up and coming gigs in September. We will be at Flyde festival on the 4th, Alden Biesen (Belgium) on the 10th and Munsterland festival in Germany on the 16th. Keep your eyes on the live dates page for more!

You can regularly keep up to date with the band on our facebook and twitter pages.

All the best for now!!

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New Lineup, new gigs and new album!!

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It is with great sadness that we announce the departure of Donal Brown and Patsy Reid from the Breabach ranks. It’s been a fantastic few years with them but now they have both gone on to follow their own paths and we wish them all the best of luck! However we now look on with great excitement for the future as we welcome in two new band members – James Duncan Mackenzie will take over pipe and flute duties while Megan Henderson joins us on fiddle, vocals and step dance! The band feels refreshed, positive and we look forward to exploring what James and Megan can bring to the table!

We go into the studio to start work on the new album at the end of August, material is coming together and ideas are bouncing around so keep your ears and eyes peeled over the next few months and we will keep you up to date with how we are getting on.

Summer is upon us (apparently) and we are looking forward to getting back out and gigging. End of June brings us to Tayvallich, Gigha, Mull and Sark. We are also appearing at Speyfest, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, and the Montelago Celtic Festival in Italy! Check out the Live Dates page for more info!

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