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Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland (1994 – present)

Formed in 1994 and based in Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland, the band have become one of Scotlands best known names in contemporary folk music. They have twice won “Live Act of the Year” at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards and have taken their own individual brand of Scottish tunes to audiences around the world, from European Festivals, to Asia, Africa, America, Canada and Australia. In the UK they are festival regulars at the likes of Glastonbury, Womad, Beautiful Days, Belladrum, Celtic Connections and many more.

To date, the Peatbog Faeries have released six studio albums and one live album, the latest, “Dust”, was released in August 2011. Their website can be found at

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- Peter Morrison: pipes, whistles
- Innes Hutton: bass, guitars
- Ross Couper: fiddle
- Tom Salter: guitar
- Graeme Stafford: keyboards
- Stu Haikney: drums, percussion

Past members
- Peter Tickell: fiddle
- Iain Copeland: drums
- Adam Sutherland: fiddle
- Roddy Neilson: fiddle
- Leighton Jones: keyboards
- Ben Ivitsky: fiddle
- Ross Couper: fiddle
- Ali Pentland: guitar
- Norman Austin: keyboards


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  • Ranunculus

    Magnificent! They sound as if Ozric Tentacles decided to play some celtic folk at times.

    28 Feb 10:21am Reply
  • PeatbogFaeries

    Thanks for all the kind comments folks!

    13 May 2013 Reply
  • kontraposzt

    Faerie Stories = train trip PERFEKT! :-)

    5 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Boopop

    Saw you at Towersy Folk Festival yesterday. Was great! :)

    27 Aug 2012 Reply
  • nocturana

    Good guys, put you right in the mood for a good ole shindig!

    15 May 2012 Reply
  • Tetokolpian

    Oh christ. Just listened to Croftwork. This is stunning <3

    20 Oct 2011 Reply
  • starfloka

    this is music for me!!!

    8 Jul 2010 Reply
  • genrig

    Die knallen voll rein . Satter Sound, coole Musiker, geiles Konzert in Scone.

    2 Sep 2009 Reply
  • riggiefan1

    Seeing them on Saturday when they support Runrig at Scone.

    27 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Foogou

    Great stuff! Found the band on the BBC's Glastonbury website.

    28 Jun 2009 Reply
  • weirdweld

    Saw them in Falmouth, stunning, my legs hurt for over a week from the non stop dancing. Can't wait for Beautiful Days!!!!!!

    11 May 2009 Reply
  • chemzed

    i discovered their album croftwork in my attic (i don't know how it got there), but im glad i took the chance to listen to their music. its beautiful

    30 Apr 2009 Reply
  • ronadotcom

    ya beauty =D

    8 May 2008 Reply
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    2 Apr 2008 Reply
  • jinglefae

    I love these guys. ^_^

    8 Mar 2008 Reply
  • tdobson

    saw live at towersesy 07 - wish their music was on here... i might email them and ask them to put it on.... it worked with mabon

    18 Sep 2007 Reply
  • tapisalo

    Ah yes, new album is great... but that's no surprise since they're all great. This band always puts me in a good mood, can't help but love them. :)

    1 Sep 2007 Reply
  • Dragon_fly_tje

    First heard of them on holiday in Scotland (BBC Gaelic radio). Very different but cool music!

    11 Aug 2007 Reply
  • Hemmer

    new album is great! :D

    4 Jul 2007 Reply
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