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Band of Burns

Band of Burns

https://www.bandofburns.com

Band of Burns is a collaboration of twelve artists from the top echelons of the folk scene, coming together to perform a truly distinct show which celebrates the life, works and philosophies of Robert Burns.

Bringing elements of the musical traditions of their homelands; Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, and Turkey, the band originally formed for two shows last January. As well as a love of Burns’s writings, all share a belief in the values he championed – equality, social justice and the power of love – and in their pressing relevance amid today’s troubled times. The band are currently preparing for the release of their first album, recorded at Live at London´s Union Chapel and a nation-wide tour.

´´Centred on arresting new versions of classic Burns songs, the band’s material also takes in original compositions and instrumental sets, delivered by an array of compelling vocalists, together with fiddle, bagpipes, and rhythm section. Their crowdfunded debut album, Live at the Union Chapel, thrillingly captures the magic of that triumphant London première.´´ - Celtic Connections, 2017.

Adam Beattie - Guitar, Bass, Vocals

Alastair Caplin - Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals

Dave Tunstall - Bass, Bagpipes

Dominie Hooper - Cello, Vocals

Dila Vardar - Vocals

Ellis Davies - Guitar

Ewan Macdonald- Fiddle, Cittern

Feilimi Devlin - Bodhrén

John Langan - Guitar, Cajon, Vocals

Lewis Murray - Fiddle

Mikey Kenney - Fiddle, Vocals

Ríoghnach Connolly - Vocals, Irish Flute

Genre: Celtic Folk

GIGS COMING UP

Live in UK
- A UNIQUE COLLABORATION OF TWELVE ARTISTS - (Rest of the UK)

Band of Burns

Wednesday 23rd January · 7:30PM · The Harlequin Theatre and Cinema · Redhill · £20 - £25

 

Live in Bristol and Bath
- Twelve artists from the top echelons of the folk scene - (Bristol and Bath)

Band of Burns

Thursday 24th January · 8:00PM · St. George´s · Bristol´s West End · £25, £20, £15

 

Live in UK
- CANCELLED - (Rest of the UK)

Band of Burns

Friday 25th January · 7:00PM · Y Tabernacl · Machynlleth · £11.37 – £13.52

 

Live in UK
- Band of Burns BBC RADIO 3 IN TIME *LIVE SHOW* - (Rest of the UK)

Band of Burns

Friday 25th January · 5:00PM · BBC Radio · free

 

Live in UK
- A UNIQUE COLLABORATION OF TWELVE ARTISTS - (Rest of the UK)

Band of Burns

Saturday 26th January · 7:00PM · Brewery Arts Centre · Kendal · £18.50

 

Live in London
- A unique collaboration of twelve artists - (London)

Band of Burns

Monday 28th January · 7:00PM · Union Chapel · Islington · £16.76 – £97.61

 
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