The Breath
A unique and contemporary take on alt-folk

Sunday April 21 3pm £12 / £10 / £4 (U18) BUY TICKETS

The Breath is Manchester-based guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer/flautist Ríoghnach Connolly who first met on the city’s gig circuit in the late noughties. An unlikely pairing though it was (he an acclaimed guitar virtuoso, ex long-time member of The Cinematic Orchestra and a softly spoken Manchester urbanite, she a folk singer with a larger-than-life personality and a powerful voice to match) nonetheless their connection was immediate and they formed The Breath in 2016 to showcase their unique and contemporary take on alt-folk.

“Quietly, inexorably, The Breath have become one of the…most exciting folk acts…” The Financial Times ★★★★★

“folk roots but different horizons… the jaw-droppingly stunning, woozy voice of Ríoghnach Connolly” The Guardian