Brighde Chaimbeul
Brighde Chaimbeul
BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winner 2016
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Since winning the BBC Radio Young Folk Award in 2016,  Skye piper Brighde Chaimbeul has captured the attention of audiences across the country with her fresh and versatile sound.  
A native Gaelic speaker, her style is rooted in her indigenous language and culture, but draws inspiration from a variety of piping traditions such as Bulgarian, Cape Breton and Irish.

 

 "exceptional musician" Tim Chipping, fRoots Magazine

"mesmerising piper" Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

 

Recent highlights include appearances at major festivals including Cambridge Folk Festival, Celtic Connections and Fairport's Cropredy Convention, as well as featuring on BBC Alba/TG4 series Port and Seirm.

Brighde most often appears with guitarist Innes White as well as the recently formed duo with piper Ross Ainslie, playing smallpipes in C made by Fin Moore.

 
 

UPCOMING GIGS


SKYE PIPING SOCIETY 15/8/2017: tickets here
Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle of Skye


WALTHAMSTOW FOLK FESTIVAL26/8/2017: tickets here
London 


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