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Eddi Reader

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Eddi Reader is delighted to announce her eighth annual Irish tour, which will see the internationally acclaimed and enigmatic Scottish songstress return to Ireland in February 2016. Eddi will be performing with John Douglas and Boo Hewerdine on guitars, Alan Kelly on piano accordion and Kevin McGuire on double bass.

With a career spanning over 3 decades, 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 (who enjoyed huge chart success with their debut No.1 single Perfect and album First of a Million Kisses), 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. However it has been Eddi’s subsequent solo albums that have cemented her image as a powerful figure in British music.

“Eddi Reader is one of my favourite singers of all time.” 

Jools Holland

“One of Scotland’s greatest nation treasures”

The Scotsman