We are delighted to announce that our debut album TÌR - Highland Life & Lore has been nominated as 2018 Album of the Year by the International Folk Music Awards.
Finalists are compiled from "Best of 2018" radio and print media lists in the US, Canada, the UK, EU, and Australia in addition to the year-end Folk DJ chart.
Voting is open from January 7, 2019 to January 17, 2019. Folk Alliance International members can vote here. Learn more about FAI membership here.
The IFMAs are the premiere presentation of folk music industry awards. Awards and distinctions presented to honor leaders, legends, and rising talent include Album, Song, and Artist of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Spirit of Folk, and inductions into the folk DJ Hall of Fame.
Fàilte | Welcome
Brian Ó hEadhra | Fiona Mackenzie are acclaimed singer songwriters who draw upon their traditional Gaelic roots as well as from other musical genres including Nordic, Eastern European, Americana, indie and electronica.
Their live sound has been described as "ethereal and evocative" whilst their debut album TÌR as "sophisticated, ambient and sonically mesmerizing".
With layered harmonies, innovative interpretation of ancient Gaelic texts and songs as well newly written material, Ó hEadhra | Mackenzie make music which appeals to audiences seeking quality and authenticity.
Over the past 25 years the Scottish Highland based duo have played around the world as solo performers and with various bands including Anam, Seelyhoo, Mackenzie, Cruinn, McKerron | Brechin | Ó hEadhra. They have recorded on over 30 albums between them on labels such as Linn Records, JVC Victor, Greentrax, Brechin All Records, Macmeanmna, and their own label, Anam Communications.
TÌR - Highland Life & Lore OUT NOW!
Concert Dates | Consartan
Dates announced soon!
Past Concerts include:
Bothan Dhùn Èideann, Edinburgh, Scotland
Living Room of Languages, Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair, Gweedore, Donegal
Celtic Connections 2018, Glasgow
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Highlands
Celtic Colours Festival, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cèilidh Place, Ullapool
Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, N. Uist
Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
Geiteberg Folk Festival, Tomter, Norway
Hebridean Folk Festival, Isle of Lewis
Dunlewey Centre/Ionad Cois Locha, Dunlewey, Co Donegal
Áras Éanna, Innis Oírr, Aran Islands
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