Brad Reid – Album Release Matinée

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  • January 23, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

NEW DATE:  Brad’s January 9th show has been bumped to January 23rd in response to the extended COVID-19 restrictions in Halifax.  All January 9th tickets will be honoured on this new date.

After selling out his November show, Cape Breton-style fiddler Brad Reid celebrates the release of his NEW Scotland album (recorded at Joel Plaskett’s New Scotland Yard studio, natch) in the new year with a full band matinée at The Carleton on Saturday, January 23rd. Show time is 2 PM. Show-only tickets are $20. There is also a show + a copy of the new CD option for $40.

NEW Scotland” offers 10 brand spanking new original tracks like Trip to Peggy’s Cove and Northumberland Shores, and 4 traditional sets. He’ll be joined in quartet format by long time member of the Barra MacNeils, double bassist Jamie Gatti; on percussion, former drummer for both the Barra MacNeils and Natalie MacMaster, Tom Roach; with James MacLean on guitar.

Special guests Abby and Ella of Up with Gaelic!

***If you want to sit with others who have purchased their tickets separately, please email with the names***

Brad Reid plays modern, original fiddle music, rooted in the Cape Breton style. Freely exploring all that is possible within the Celtic genre with expression and a sound of his own, his music fuses spontaneity with innovation and tradition.