When: Sun 30 November 2014 05:00p.m.
Where: Māori Hill Coronation Hall
Breabach return to New Zealand for a four date visit to celebrate St Andrews Day. Having received many accolades from the British press New Zealand saw and heard what they were all about at Womad March 2014. Now Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Dunedin have their chance to take in this dynamic five piece, fiddle, pipers, vocals, guitar and double bass with some traditional dancing thrown in for good measure.
An early evening celebration of St Andrews Day
Best Group (nominee) - BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “
“Live Act of the Year - MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2013″
“Folk Band of the Year - MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2012″
“The breadth of this album is entrancing” Folkwords
“Intriguingly distinctive, confident of purpose and rich in dynamic drama” Songlines magazine
“Breabach once again displayed all the artfulness, ambition and imagination that set them so decisively apart from the pack.” Scotsman
“How catalyzing Scottish traditions with contemporary creative imagination should be done” Scotsman
“Breabach are the most compelling and exciting big stage traditional Scottish band around; the line-up changes haven’t altered the dynamics at all with the twin pipes, step dancing, beautiful ballads and effortless charm all still in place.” - Neil Pearson, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, 2011
“Breabach once again displayed all the artfulness, ambition and imagination that set them so decisively apart from the pack.” Scotsman ****
“a richly textured, highly crafted & engaging album & Breabach are magnificent live.” Froots
Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections 2005, Breabach’s star has been steeply on the rise, an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album, Ùrlar.