This amazing group will be appearing on the Haal Main Stage on Saturday night (4th June)
Don’t miss them
“ One of the most exciting bands to come out of Ireland in many a year. Their new album is a cracker”
— Mike Harding
Winners of the 2015 Best Vocal & Instrumental Album Live Ireland
Male Vocalist of the Year 2015 Chicago Irish American News
Winners of the 2015 Christy Moore Songwriter Showcase
Winners of the 2013 Ballyshannon Folk Festival Showcase
” This is the most creative and important group we have heard in Irish music in years, they are special” Chicago Irish American News
“One of the freshest bands in Irish traditional music” Séan Laffey Irish Music Magazine
‘Superb musicians definitely not to be missed. Irish Music at its very best.’ Charles Devlin, Director Ireby Festival
Superb Singer Songwriter Colm Sands
Colum Sands is a universal storyteller who draws on a long Irish tradition of poetic musicality to weave songs for the world.at the Salmon Bothy, Portsoy
Sat 7th May 2016 ~ Doors 7:30 pm
Tickets ~ £10
Tickets available from ~
Bob Philips – 01261 842571 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Download a copy of the 7th Haal programme – here
Note: change of venue to The Boyne Hotel
THE CHAPLINS ARE AN AWARD-WINNING AMERICANA BAND BASED IN GLASGOW. THEY ARE CURRENTLY TOURING THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, THE CIRCUS, WHICH CLIMBED INTO THE TOP 10 IN THE iTUNES COUNTRY CHART.
JILL (SINGER/SONGWRITER) AND LISA (DRUMMER) FORMED THE CHAPLINS AS A FRESH NEW PROJECT AFTER TOURING AMERICA TOGETHER IN 2012. INSPIRED BY THEIR JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO NEW ORLEANS, THESE TWO ESTABLISHED MUSICIANS EMBARKED UPON THEIR NEW CHAPTER, ENROLLING JOHNNY (KEYS) AS THE THIRD CORE MEMBER OF THE BAND. SHORTLY AFTER FORMING, THE CHAPLINS QUICKLY WON THE HEARTS OF MANY THOUSANDS WHILST SHOWCASING THEIR DEBUT EP ‘INTRODUCING THE CHAPLINS’ SUPPORTING RUNRIG ON THEIR 2012 EUROPEAN TOUR.
RECENTLY THEIR MUSIC HAS CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF BOTH BBC RADIO AND TELEVISION WITH THE BAND MAKING THEIR NATIONAL TV DEBUT AND GAINING RADIO AIRPLAY THROUGHOUT THE UK AND US.
Appearing at the Boyne Hotel
Satruday 12th March, Doors 7.30pm
Tickets £10 on the door
(£5 if you have a pre concert meal in The Boyne http://www.theboynehotel.com/)
Bothy Ballads and Burns
Official Launch of 7th HAAL Programme is on sat 20th February.
Bill Gray, Hector Riddell, Tich Frier and Iona Fyfe.
Three course traditional meal and dram.
£17 – bookings now being taken.