The Alan Kelly Gang, one of Ireland’s leading contemporary trad acts, team up with Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and mesmerizing songstress, Eddi Reader (Fairground Attraction).
The result is sheer musical synergy in its most natural form. Brimming with powerful instrumentals, alluring songs and buoyant harmonies, this is a wonderful union of Scottish and Irish traditional and folk music from true masters. Critics have described it as ‘an astonishing concert, sumptuous and exceptional.’
Hailed by New York’s Irish Voice as ‘in league with the best piano accordionists in the world’, Alan Kelly is also joined by highly acclaimed New York singer and flautist, Steph Geremia; guitar innovator, Shane McGowan; and Trashcan Sinatra’s guitarist and songwriter, John Douglas.
Eddi Reader is one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers, with an MBE, a No. 1 single, and seven acclaimed solo albums. What sets Eddi apart is her ability to move the listener and connect her experience to that of her audience. Her rare blend of meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism combine with an astute and pragmatic nature to make her a unique and powerful figure in contemporary British music. She brings joyous life to all forms of song.