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May 27

Special Show from Hamish Douglas Burgess from Maui on Memorial Day (broadcast live and on CMR on Tues 29th)

Memorial Day Special Sunday 27 May 2018  from Maui with Celtic Music Radio’s own Hamish Douglas Burgess which you can hear live on link  Or on Celtic Music Radio Tuesday 29 12-2pm / 10pm on Thursday 31 May / Friday 1 June 4am or on catchup

Where his guests and music will  be from The Six Stringed Soldiers  – with their 6 new tracks  and world renowned  The Irish Rovers together, also an interview with Sgts. Brandon Boron & Glenn Robertson, and George Millar.
Another exclusive from Celtic Fusion Illusion, plus more upbeat songs about soldiers for Memorial Day.
Also starts with tributes to late Celtic musicians Finn MacGinty who used to be in Seattle before going home to Ireland, and Marcus Turner in NZ.

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May 27

The Rough Bounds – Dàimh Album of The Week 26th  May 2018

Album of the week on Celtic Music Radio is ‘The Rough Bounds’ by Dàimh 

 

Dàimh’s seventh album and first studio recording in five years, The Rough Bounds is released exactly 20 years on from our first ever concert. Translated from the Gaelic Na Garbh Chrìochan, The Rough Bounds is the area of West Lochaber where Dàimh was formed. Still based in the area, the band’s roots remain firmly tied to the region by the enduring connections of the 3 remaining founding members.

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May 27

Studio Guest – Mattie Collins -Mon 28 May 4 -6pm with Mack’s Music Mix with Tony Mac 

Studio Guest – Mattie Collins – Mon 28 May 4 -6pm with Mack’s Music Mix with Tony Mac

Mattie is a Glasgow based singer songwriter and has been likened vocally to van Mornson, Hod
Stewart and a young Bryan Adams to name but a few. He has been writing and performing original
songs for over twenty years and has accumulated a large catalogue material.
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May 26

Orkney Folk Festival 24 -27 May 2018 Line up

Orkney Folk Festival 24-27 May 2018
Highlighted are artists appearing at this years festival – with particular interest to the brilliant array of local artists who are appearing throughout – as well as visiting artists to this world renowned festival !
Have a brilliant festival !!!

Auld Hats New Heids (Scotland)

Brothers Fraser Bruce (vocals) and Ian Bruce (vocals, guitar, mandolin), joined by Pete Clark (fiddle) and Gregor Lowrey (accordion)

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May 26

Grow your own Music Session – deadline Tues 29th May 2018

TMSA info ! – New Sessions Programme for Scotland’s
Year of Young People 2018 – REPLY BEFORE TUESDAY 29th May !!! info at – www.gyoms.org.uk.

Grow Your Own Music Session LogoThanks to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Development Fund, administered by Creative Scotland, the TMSA are looking to support young musicians and singers across Scotland (aged 18-26) to run traditional music sessions in their area. We expect each session to be lead by a small group who can organise and promote a programme of approximately 10 sessions between August-December, in a local venue. Funded musicians will receive payment to host sessions as well as a bursary to participate in a one-day training event with leading musicians in the field. For more information and to apply by the deadline of Tuesday 29 May, visit www.gyoms.org.uk. If you know of any venues or organisations that might be interested in getting involved supporting groups of young musicians locally please let us know.

 

Get your info in and make these sessions happen !!! See you along the way! Auntie Liz xx

May 26

Studio Guest – A C Wier’s son Raymond – Sun 27 May 6pm with Gavin Paterson

Studio Guest – A C Wier’s son Raymond – Sun 27 May 6pm with Gavin Paterson to talk about his fathers album
Glaswegian AC Weir releases his debut album  on Greentrax at 77 years of age… This album is selling like hot-cakes!

 

‘All the songs on This Has Been Me Since Yesterday’ were written by Alex Weir, who in his spare time accumulated a significant body of work over the years. Original versions of his songs were recorded on an old reel-to-reel tape recorder at various points from the mid-1960s to the early 1990s, but were never designed for public consumption.

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May 23

Studio Guest – Ian Quinn re TS Queen Mary Steamer – Thur 24th May – with Sandy Weir on ‘The Scots Connection’ 8-10pm

Join Sandy Weir on ‘ The Scots Connection ‘ on Thur 24th May from 8-10 where his studio guest will be Ian Quinn – into to chat about the TS Queen Mary and Steamers of the Clyde and stories of the Clyde and its history .

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May 23

Studio Guest – Michael Steele of Beinn Lee – Wed 25 at 12-2pm with Iain Oliphant’s Lunchtime Selection

Join Ian Oliphant today with Lunchtime Selection 12 – 2pm when his studio guest will be Michael Steel from the Uist Ceilidh Band – Benn Lee – where he will be talking about the bands debut CD launch ‘Osgarra’ on
1 st June at The Cottiers Theatre in Glasgow 

 Band – Pàdruig Morrison – Accordion  /Micheal Steele – Pipes, Whistles & Flute /Mairi Thérèse Gilfedder – Fiddle  /James Stewart – Vocals and Guitar /Anna Black – Piano /AJ Macinnes – Drums

Beinn Lee are a six-piece band from Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

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May 23

Studio Guest – Alex Dalglish of Skerryvore – Wed 23rd May ‘It’s All About Folk’ with Danny Matheson 10 till midnight

Alex Dalglish of Skerryvore will be dropping in to see Danny Matheson on his ‘It’s All About Folk’ show on Wednesday 23 May 10 till midnight .
He will be dropping in to talk about their new single ‘Take My Hand’released on 3 rd May  and new album ‘Evo’ their 5 th album -to be released on 11 th June and of course Oban Live on 9th June 2018


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May 23

Studio Guest – Colm Keegan – Travel’s With My Auntie Liz – Tues 22nd May 2018 8-9pm

Join Auntie Liz on Tuesday 22 nd May where her studio guest will be Colm Keegan! 8-9pm slot
Colm has released his first ‘solo’ album ‘the Day My Life Began’ and tours with his wife Laura Durrant who now reside in Glasgow with their family where Colm also teaches! They are both out touring in North America in July
Catch up – 1st Hour    Second Hour 

Multi-award winning Irish singer Colm Keegan is best known as one of the Principal singers with PBS sensation show Celtic Thunder. A Dubliner born and bred, Colm may still only be in his 20s but has already achieved an extensive career to date. From singing from the age of 4 he became a  chorister throughout his formative years.
Upon entering University College Dublin, Colm obtained a singing scholarship with the UCD Choral Scholars under Dr. Desmond Earley. He also achieved a scholarship position in Dublin’s Choral Foundation, returning to Dr. Ite O’Donovan, and featured as a member of the Habemus Chamber Choir, allowing Colm to fully focus on his new musical ambitions. These choirs allowed Colm the opportunity to perform in numerous Cathedrals around Ireland, while also having performing in venues such as St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome; Brno Cathedral, Prague; St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NY; St. John de Lateran, Rome; La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia, Barcelona, to name but a few.

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