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Our New Album Small Defeats is out now!!!

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About Us

Broken Boat are a band characterised by their playful approach to music. Jumping from intimate folk ballads reminiscent of Bright eyes and The Decemberists through country, blues and pop they have arrived at an infectious sound that whilst unique, you somehow feel you grew up listening to.

Songwriter Daniel Bahrami and multi-instrumentalists Brendan Kearney and Jess Hart, collaborate with a circle of other musicians to create a captivating, colourful live show. Bringing together an unusual mix of strings, horns, accordions, keyboards and percussion, Broken Boat are gaining a firm reputation as much for Daniel’s deep, honest lyrics as for their intricate, textured compositions and warm vocal harmonies.

Broken Boat started its journey as an acoustic folk duo, gathering a loyal fanbase for their simple, heartfelt songs. Capturing the attention of numerous independent record labels they released their debut EP ‘Peace and Quiet’ in 2012, which was featured several times by Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2 and awarded track of the week by BBC Introducing.

For their next project they chose to involve friends and family in the making of their album, ‘Small Defeats’ - in the process growing as a band and reinventing themselves musically.

With live shows across Europe under their belt, and Small Defeats set for release in July, the band are poised to tour across the UK in the summer of 2014.

Our Shows

Date Venue City Tickets
Jul 30th The Blueberry Music House Norwich, UK
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Jul 31st Gillespie Folk Club Poulton-Le-Fylde, UK
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Aug 1st Full Moon Club Cardiff, UK
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Aug 2nd Miss Peapod Penryn, UK Tickets
Aug 6th The Square and Compass Swanage, UK
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Aug 7th The Green Note London, UK Tickets
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Aug 9th Boomtown Festival Hampshire, UK Tickets
Boomtown is one crazy festival, with a whole city set up in preperation, dozens of main stages, hundreds of fairs, stalls and events it looks to be one hell of a time.

Come and join us at the CRAZY CALAMITIES SALOON...
The best place to catch both future festival stars and current favourites from across the country. A great mash up of Reggae, Ska, Gypsy, Hip-hop, Funk, Swing, Bluegrass and every style in-between.

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Aug 10th The Prince Albert Stroud, Uk
Aug 11th The Bell Bath, UK
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Aug 14th The Old Duke Bristol, UK
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Aug 16th Just So Festival Cheshire, UK Tickets
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Aug 17th The Queens head Farnham, UK
Nov 25th White Lion St Albans, UK

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