19 Jan - 5 Feb 2023

Broken Chanter


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31st Jan 2023
The Hug and Pint
£14.00 includes booking fee
Age restrictions
18+ years
Celtic Connections 2023
Broken Chanter, aka David MacGregor, performs new tracks with his full live band. Expect a spectacle of energetic melodic noise.

Until 2017 David was the principal songwriter of Scottish Alt-Pop darlings Kid Canaveral, a band that could get you to dance, laugh, and weep all in the space of a set . They released 3 albums, gained critical acclaim a picked up a Scottish Album of the Year Award nomination in 2014. In 2019 David introduced the eponymous Broken Chanter album to the world. With its emotional and expansive soundscape, it showcases David's ear for melody. And skill at tugging heart-strings. 

The pandemic resulted in a new record, Catastrophe Hits, recorded and produced by Paul Savage at Chem19. Its a bold, thrilling and hopeful kick-back against creeping fascism, disaster  capitalism, and humanity's apparent death spiral. The record is filled to the brim with sharp pop sensibility and sublime gentler moments.

Joining David on stage are Audrey Tait, Charlotte Printer and Bart Owl.