Dùsgadh (n. awakening) is an exciting new collaboration between Scottish Bafta winning animator Cat Bruce and internationally renowned, multi award winning folk group, Breabach. This unique and innovative project takes the form of an animated film with original score. Based on ‘The Sea Maiden’ a folkloric tale collected by John Francis Campbell, the film is available to view in Gaelic and English, narrated by renowned tradition bearer Margaret Bennet. It features a soundtrack comprising five new pieces of music, one from each of Breabach’s five members. It is a powerful and poignant piece of work conceived and delivered throughout a turbulent and challenging year for the arts; all music was written, recorded and produced individually, from home.
The film is accompanied by a virtual tour across the UK this February offering audiences the opportunity not only to support the artists, but also some of the bands favourite venues and festivals. The hour long ‘evening with’ presentation features behind the scenes footage and unseen live performances as well as a Q & A hosted by BBC Radio Scotland broadcaster and musician Anna Massie. 

The band will release a limited edition CD of the soundtrack and a limited run of art prints to accompany the tour.
Breabach are; Megan Henderson (Fiddle, Vocals, Step Dance), James Lindsay (Double Bass, Moog, Percussion, Vocals), Calum MacCrimmon (Highland Bagpipes, Whistle, Bouzouki, Vocals), Conal McDonagh (Highland/Uilleann Bagpipes, Whistle, Flute, Vocals) and Ewan Robertson (Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Vocals, Cajon). 


What happens now

Find the date below that you want to buy a ticket for. Once you have purchased your ticket you will receive an email with information about how to watch the show in the comfort of your own home. Concerts will begin at the times listed below and each ticket will allow one more screening until the 8th March. Tickets are only valid for one household and cannot be shared.
Trailer and Teasers
11th Feb 8:00pm

Eden Court, Inverness

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12th Feb 8:00pm

Aberdeen Performing Arts

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13th Feb 7:30pm

Dundee Rep Theatre

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14th Feb 8:00pm

Eastgate Arts Centre, Peebles

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15th Feb 8:00pm

Glassel Hall, Banchory

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16th Feb 8:00pm

WemsFest with Wickham & South Downs Folk Festivals

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17th Feb 8:00pm

Otley Courthouse

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18th Feb 8:00pm

The Met, Bury

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19th Feb 8:00pm

Celticfolk, Dorset

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20th Feb 8:00pm

Selby Town Hall

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21st Feb 8:00pm

The Fleece Inn & Warwick Folk Festival

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23rd Feb 8:00pm

Universal Hall, Findhorn

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24th Feb 8:00pm

More Music, Morecambe

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25th Feb 8:00pm

The Live Room, Saltaire

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26th Feb 8:00pm

Benderloch Victory Hall

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27th Feb 8:00pm

HebCelt Festival

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28th Feb 8:00pm

The Tolbooth, Stirling

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1st Mar 8:00pm

Nettlebed Village Club

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6th Mar 8:00pm

Towersey Folk Festival

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12th Mar 8:00pm

Queens Hall, Edinburgh

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