Best Live Act
The Peatbogs have twice been voted “Best Live Act” at the Scottish Traditional Folk Awards, in 2005 and 2008.
In 1212 the band were nominated for “Best Live Act” at the BBC2 Folk Awards.
The Peatbogs are one of the few Scottish folk acts to have played the Glastonbury Festival, having appeared three times.
The largest crowd that the band have played to was in excess of 50,000, at the Womad Caceres Festival in Spain.
Proud to be Scottish
The Peatbogs represented Scotland in Sri Lanka in the successful bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow.
The band have appeared at Scotland premier festival, Celtic Connections, more than ten times.
In 2011, the Peatbogs were one of the first three bands to be inducted into the new Hebridean Celtic Festival Hall of fame, along with Runrig and Julie Fowlis.
They have represented Visit Scotland in events in New York, Sydney, Barcelona and Amsterdam.
The Peatbogs music has been used for several TV and DVD soundtracks, they have undertaken numerous TV and radio performances, as well as being commissioned by Scottish Ballet for an original piece performed for the first time in the Citizen's Theatre in Glasgow.
The band have appeared at international events in places as far ranging as USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Borneo, Namibia, Botswana, as well as most European countries.