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!
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.