The Dirty Beggars are an outfit from Central Scotland, with the music of the Appalachians running in their blood. Their own brand of down and dirty bluegrass has been electrifying crowds all over the UK and abroad. Comprising of guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica and double bass, The Dirty Beggars are one-of-a-kind in the UK in their genre - fusing traditional Celtic and American bluegrass sounds. The band toured the USA in Summer 2014 to sell out crowds, supporting Trampled by Turtles and filming live on the streets of Nashville for Country Music Television. They were included on the MTV Top 20 Brand New Unsigned list in 2012. The Dirty Beggars' debut album Bite The Bullet, featuring 10 original tracks, has been met by wide critical acclaim. In November 2013 band released an EP 'Time to Reminisce' - featuring 3 new tracks - at a sold out gig in Glasgow's Classic Grand. The Dirty Beggars played several gigs at Celtic Connections 2014, where they also shared the stage with Trampled By Turtles at the O2 ABC. The band have played with such acts as The Staves, Adam Holmes, Rura, King Eider, Treetop Flyers, Blue Rose Code, and Julie Fowlis.