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Offline Lady Renee Buchanan

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Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« on: June 24, 2008, 02:07:13 PM »
We went to Jubilee College Olde English Faire in Brimfield, Illinois on Sunday, June 22nd.  They had a group from Scotland called Albannach.  They were amazing.  We watched all 3 of their shows.  People were going to the stage an hour before hand just to get a seat.  The last show, I sat on the ground because there were no seats and people standing behind the seats were 4 deep.

The war drums and the bagpipe were incredible.  The energy the group put out was unbelievable.  I understand they do several faires in the U.S.  Definitely, if you get the chance to see them, don't miss them!  They are great!
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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2008, 02:35:24 PM »
 I love Albannach.  I have had the pleasure to see them a few times in concert  and they are excellent.    They had a new cd  out last year, i think it was, and it is very good !  They have been to the Pennslyvannia  Renaissance faire  several times in the past. Don't know  if they are coming this  year.
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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2008, 03:47:58 PM »
They were at Jubilee? Excellent.

Albannach spent a weekend at the Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival recently, and they were, as you say, amazing. They are enthralling.

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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2008, 06:19:32 PM »
They are an awesome group.  I've seen them in TN before (and I think they used to have a different name but I can't think of what it was).  They were just up at the KYHRF.  I have one of their CDs loaded on my computer and listen to it often!

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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2008, 12:43:34 AM »
ooh.. cool!

If you're into "high energy with pipes and drums (and other stuff)" - also check out Hunting MacLeod and Rathkeltair - both do some AWESOME "can't stay in your seat" sets!  ;D

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« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2008, 08:36:16 AM »
Some of them are from Clanna au Drumma, We made sure to catch them at Kentucky RF a couple weeks ago.

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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2008, 08:39:11 AM »
Yup, I have seen these guys several times ...

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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2008, 11:47:17 AM »
I saw them at MDRF this past year (I think they're coming back! Woo!) and I thought they were awesome and they always had a huge crowd surrounding their stage (wouldn't surprise me if they got a bigger stage this year). I walked away with two of their CDs. :D

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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2008, 05:47:07 PM »
I saw them last year for the first time and **WOW** , They are fantastic and YES we get them for two weekends at MDRF this season,can't wait. :o
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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2008, 10:49:18 PM »
They just released a new live album.  Celtic radio.net plays alot of their stuff on their celtic rock station.

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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2008, 09:52:06 PM »

Their website...

www.albannachmusic.com

...streams their music 24/7.
Plus, they will be back at MDRF this weekend. If you must sit, get to the stage (The Blackfriar, formerly known as The Jury Rig) early...but, they are best experienced standing down by the side of the stage, where there is room to DANCE!

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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2008, 09:47:10 AM »
In case anyone is interested, they will be at Tir Na Nog in Raleigh on Wednesday night (the 8th). Tickets at the door are $10.
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« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2008, 04:48:45 PM »
I've heard from so many people that they put on an amazing show.  I hope I'm lucky enough to see them someday!
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Re: Albannach -- incredibly Wow!
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2008, 06:10:34 PM »
I can't believe tickets to their show cost $10.  They are so much better than others that charge a lot more.

Lucky to all of you who get to hear them.  Once was not enough for us, and we are hoping they come to faires near to us in the future.
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« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2008, 08:23:03 AM »
I have worked with them several times, and they are all great guys (and girl - Sorry Jacqui). They definitely stir the blood, and are well worth whatever it costs to see them.
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