28 Feb 2018

The Celtic Sessions: Eddi Reader

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with John Spillane

From the traditional to the contemporary, Eddi brings joyous life to all forms of song in her mesmerising live performances.

She topped the charts with Fairground Attraction in the 1980s, winning three BRIT Awards, and is much heralded for her reworking of the songs of Robert Burns and a catalogue of solo albums stuffed with fantastic contemporary songs, many written especially for her. Eddi’s most recent releases - Vagabond, in 2014, and 2016's double disc Best Of compilation, spanning her 30-year career - have both attracted widespread critical acclaim. Her rare blend of meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism combine to make her a unique and powerful figure in contemporary British music.

'just perfect - Eddi Reader gets every song just right' The Sunday Times

'one of my favourite singers of all time' Jools Holland

'she is, consistently, excellent' The Herald

www.eddireader.co.uk

An Irish national treasure, John Spillane is a musician, songwriter, storyteller, poet, broadcaster and dreamer whose music transports the listener, especially in his enchanting live shows. Having sold over 100,000 albums in Ireland, his songs have been covered by Irish folk luminaries such as Christy Moore, Karan Casey, Solas, Mary Black and Sharon Shannon. Like his late friend Michael Marra, John has the rare gift of spinning pure gold from songs that are firmly rooted in his home town - in his case Cork - that have universal resonance and are by turns hilarious and heartbreaking in equal measure.

www.johnspillane.ie

£26.50; concessions £24 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)
Kids go FREE to this show - two 16 and unders go free with a paying adult, contact the box office on 01738 621031 to book.

Book all 3 Celtic Sessions shows at the same time and save!
Buy Eddi Reader/John Spillane (Wed 28 Feb), Hamish Napier/The Gordon Duncan Experience (Sat 24 Mar) and Duncan Chisholm/Martin Hayes/Dennis Cahill (Sat 5 May) for £45; concessions £40 (inc £1.50 booking fee)
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Tickets:

Venue: Gannochy Auditorium - Perth Concert Hall