Artist Profiles: Breabach


Breabach formed in Glasgow as students enjoying the thriving folk scene at sessions and ceilidhs. Although they come from all parts of Scotland, they share a common love for playing traditional music.

The four members of the band are all accomplished musicians and when they get a chance to play together, their show is not to be missed. Breabach creates an exciting, authentic sound with a blend of bagpipes, fiddle, whistles and guitar.

Their combination of strong traditional tunes with original arrangements produces a sound that will leave a lasting impression on the listener. It is this sound that helped them achieve success at Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Open Stage Competition in 2005.


The Big Spree (Compass Records, 2007)

The Desperate Battle of the Birds (Breabach Records, 2010)

Bann (Breabach Records, 2012)

Urlar (2013)

Astar (2016)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel is also co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart.

Angel has also produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels such as Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.


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