Old Blind Dogs have been at the cutting edge of the Scottish roots revival for over 15 years, since forming in fiddler Jonny Hardie’s native Aberdeenshire. Dynamic percussion, bluesy harmonica, and smoking small pipes blend with fiddle, whistle, cittern and Jim Malcolm’s rich vocals. Wonderfully polished, the arrangements are, as always, both tight and constantly surprising as the band fuses originals with the traditional. The Scotsman has dubbed the band’s mixing of the traditional with world rhythms "Caledonian groovery." The Dogs were recently named Folk Band of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards, while lead vocalist Jim Malcolm picked up the coveted Songwriter of the Year award.
"This live recording manages to bottle the lightning that frequently strikes in concert. Scotland’s brave heart beats here." -Wall Street Journal
"Old Blind Dogs have just gotten better and better with each album and tour, and are one of the best living examples of the humor, passion and majesty that imbue Celtic music." - Dirty Linen
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