Scottish songstress, Eddi Reader returns to Irish shores for her tenth consecutive nationwide tour with her regular band members, John Douglas (guitar & vocals), Boo Hewerdine (guitar & vocals), Alan Kelly (piano accordion) and Kevin McGuire (double bass & vocals) and support from Ultan Conlon.
With her captivating and powerful performance, Eddi Reader has effortlessly developed into one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers. Having first hit the limelight in the 1980’s with the group Fairground Attraction, Eddi went on to collaborate on many celebrated projects throughout the years, famously harmonizing with Annie Lennox while touring with the Eurythmics and paying her punk dues with a successful stint in the group Gang of Four.
With 9 critically acclaimed solo albums, 3 BRIT awards, a #1 single and MBE in tow, 2016 welcomed the release of her first career spanning compilation entitled, The Best Of, featuring material from Eddi’s prestigious 30 year recording career. Eddi has started recording a 10th solo album, with some of the songs already featuring in her current set.
“One of Scotland’s Greatest National Treasures” - The Scotsman
“Eddi Reader is one of my favourite singers of all time” Jools Holland