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Push the Boat Out @ The Galgael: Bombskare and Lorraine McCauley & The Borderlands
Friday, July 13, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Push the Boat Out - Galgael Fundraiser Gig
Bombskare, Scotland’s 9-man ska juggernaut has been tearing up stages the length and breadth of the British Isles. Their trademark ska rhythms and lush harmonies, together with choppy guitar sounds and an explosive horn section truly blows the audience away. So it’s little wonder, The Scotsman, crowned them "Scotland's premier ska band".
BBC introduced singer - songwriter Lorraine McCauley will release her debut album this autumn with her band The Borderlands. They recently supported Karine Powart, who has tipped them as the breakthrough act of 2012. Having visited the Galgael as a potential music video location, Lorraine and the Borderlands were blown away by the tremendous work carried out at the project. So it is with the support of the Galgael and Bombskare that the band will host this exciting fundraiser gig.
Together both bands will raise the roof and funds for the Galgeal, so don't miss this unique one off event. All funds raised will go to support the wonderful work of The Galgael to find out more about their work go to http://www.galgael.org/
So come join us on Friday 13th of July (Lucky for some) at the Galgael to Push the Boat Out!
If you can't make it and would like to support the great work that the GalGael do, then please DONATE and find out more here http://localgiving.com/charity/galgael
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Lorraine McCauley & The Borderlands
Edinburgh-based, and Donegal-born, Lorraine McCauley has been performing and recording with the Borderlands for the last 3 years, creating rousing and uplifting gigs which have built them a loyal fanbase in the Scottish folk and festival scene. The band is funding their album release with the support of their fans through their Pledge Music campaign.
Their EP in 2010 won them an invitation to perform live on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘BBC Introducing’ as well as performances at Celtic Connections in 2010 and 2011. March 2012 saw them give a magical performance supporting Scottish folk singer Karine Polwart at GreyFriars Kirk in Edinburgh.