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Griogair

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:00 pm

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Scottish singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Griogair Labhruidh is a contemporary, experimental recording artist strongly rooted in tradition. Coming from a long line of Highland musicians, his music stems from a quest to express his insights about spirituality, belonging, nature, and creativity in a modern musical context, while paying homage to his Scottish heritage in his own personal way. Griogair is uniquely able to traverse largely untrodden ground combining Gaelic music with influences as eclectic as Funk, Soul, African music, Hip Hop, and Jazz.

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Griogair Labhruidh (lou-ree) is a Contemporary recording artist who seamlessly blends tradition and innovation. Reflecting a deep-rooted heritage, he ventures into unexplored territory, integrating Scottish Gaelic music with a diverse, adventurous array of influences such as Hip Hop, Soul, African music, and Jazz.

An award-winning Gaelic singer, Griogair has gained international recognition for his voice as a featured soundtrack artist and songwriter on the global TV sensation “Outlander.” In addition to sharing the stage with many preeminent Celtic artists, he has made an impact in the world music scene as a leading member of the multi-platinum record-selling group, Afro Celt Sound System.

In 2024, Griogair will release his highly anticipated solo album, Solace – featuring acclaimed artists such as Julie Fowlis, iconic screen actor Alan Cumming, and Speech, the founder of Grammy-winning hip hop group Arrested Development. Encapsulating a long journey of artistic discovery, the record offers up strikingly fresh musical concepts and original contemporary songs that explore themes of belonging, nature, and creativity.


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Newberry Opera House
1201 McKibben Street
Newberry, SC 29108 United States
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https://www.griogairmusic.com/
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