Eddi Reader makes a long awaited return to Port Fairy Folk Festival. For 2017 the three time BRIT Awards recipient will be joined by John Douglas (Scot), Alan Kelly (IRE), Boo Hewerdine (ENG) , Kevin McGuire (Scot) and for one very special concert members of the Warrnambool Symphony Orchestra to perform with her the Songs of Robert Burns, which was released to international acclaim in 2003. Awarded the MBE for services to singing, she took her Burns songs on tour all over the world and found connections to the bard everywhere from Kolkata, India to Sydney, Australia.
With an enduring solo career that sees her touring constantly all over the world, Eddi has just released a double album showcasing thirty of her most beautiful, deeply personal and intimate songs. The Best of Eddi Reader, was released on 14th March 2016 on Reveal Records. The first career-spanning compilation by the supremely talented, unique and charismatic singer.