Eddi Reader will play in concert at the Seamus Heaney Home Place on Saturday 17 February 2018.
With her captivating and powerful performance, Eddi Reader has effortlessly developed into one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers. What sets Eddi apart is the depth and quality of the emotional performance and ability not only to move the listener, but also to connect her experience to that of her audience.
With 9 critically acclaimed solo albums, 3 BRIT awards, a #1 single and MBE in tow, 2016 welcomed the release of her first career spanning compilation entitled, The Best Of, featuring material from across Eddi’s prestigious 30 year recording career. Her love for Burns started when her family relocated to Ayreshire and she says ‘I started on a journey to find him, Robert, the guy from Ayrshire that I would have drunk with, walked with and probably got into trouble with. I wanted to show him off to everyone’ Her 2003 release ‘Sings the Songs of Robert Burns’ gave her the opportunity to do just that and we are delighted to welcome Eddi to the Helicon along with her four-piece band.