Multi-award-winning band, The Outside Track, fronted by four powerhouse women, are delighted to release their fifth studio album, ‘Rise Up’. Featuring songs and tunes all by or about women, including 11 female composers, the album is a celebration of female talent and the strong role models they have been lucky to learn from.
Having headlined major Folk Festivals all around the world, The Outside Track have already won a multitude of fans with their high-energy performances, and this new album captures their vivacity and virtuosity. Winner of ‘Best Group’ in both the Live Ireland awards and the Tradition in Review awards, The Outside Track are one of the most demand Celtic acts in the world. Live Ireland called them, ‘Among the top bands in the world – stunning on every cut!’.
Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, and Cape Breton, the band members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on this as a foundation. They blend fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, flute, whistle, step-dance and vocals with breath-taking vitality.
Also available from Copperplate:
The Outside Track: Flash Company
The album will be launched in the UK with an 8-date tour in January:
23rd January: The Slaughtered Lamb, London
24th January: The Barn at Baston
25th January: The Ram Folk Club, Thames Ditton
26th January: Jersey Arts Centre
27th January: Celtic Connections
28th January: Aros Centre, Isle of Skye
29th January: Gairloch Community Hall, West Coast Arts
30th January: Beacon Arts Centre