Bringing elements of musical traditions of their homelands – Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, and Turkey – the band is a tightly knit ensemble of musicians who all shine bright in their own right to create one of the most powerful and thought-provoking experiences. This distinct show celebrates the man with whom the band share the values he championed – equality, social justice and power of love – highlighting their pressing relevance amid today’s troubled times.
This event will last approximately 2 hours, including an interval.
‘A shimmering collection … that does full justice to the poet’s humane vision’ The Times
‘Absolutely sumptuous music’ Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3
‘Gaelic folk superstars’ BBC Radio Scotland
‘Nourishing stuff beyond its times, another warm, welcoming stew to feed the bones’ The Guardian
‘Band of Burns take few prisoners with their often raucous, partying dance tunes but are also capable of softer, more reflective moments’ The Herald