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Breabach continue to build their reputation of being at the forefront of the UK’s world and roots music scene with performances across the world throughout 2018.

The band who won BBC Scotland Album of the Year 2016 for their last album Astar also clinched Band of the Year at the same awards. Their unique musicianship combining twin bagpipes, fiddle, mandolin, bass and guitar with Gaelic vocals and step dance has won them fans across the globe and saw them once again nominated as finalists in both the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and the Songlines Music Awards.

Having traversed the world, Breabach who have appeared at festivals and venues ranging from Sydney Opera House to Central Park NY will perform as part of a UK tour where audiences can hear firm favourites and be some of the very first to hear material from the new album.

“As polished as it was passionate, matching fiery intensity with exquisite finesse, this was a magnificent set”

(The Scotsman)

Their unique musicianship combining twin bagpipes, fidde, mandolin, bass and guitar with Gaelic vocals and step dance has won them fans across the globe and saw a summer packed full of European festival appearances. Germany, France, Sweden and Italy have all been visited with their writing skills being utilised by the Mozartina festival in Gdansk to incorporate Mozart into their set!

Closing the year with a three week tour of Canada the band are looking forward to a busy 2018 when they kick the year off with tours of the UK and Australia before heading into the studio to record their next album. The summer sees them heading over to the Canada and the US for what promises to be another packed festival season.

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