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Album of the Week: ‘May I Walk In Your Shadow’ memorial

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 5 April is a new CD from singer-songwriter Billy Stewart with ‘May I Walk In Your Shadow’ which is a...

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Festivla Fling Saturday 19th April 2013 2-4pm

Happy Easter fro Liz at Celtic Music Radio   Today’s Festival fling will have excerpts from two festival recordings of acts appearing in Glasgow tonight ! The First...

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Studio Guests

Sammy Horner guests on Ciaran’s Sunday Session

On the Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session this Easter Sunday at 6.00pm will be one time local singer-songwriter Sammy Horner who now lives in Canada. Sammy lived for some time in Balloch,...

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Easter Holiday concert from Celtic Connections 2014

This Easter Holiday Monday Concert Special is from Hazy Recollections at Celtic Connections 2014 which was  recorded at ABC2, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Findlay Napier introduces...

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Festivla Fling Saturday 19th April 2013 2-4pm

Festivla Fling Saturday 19th April 2013 2-4pm

Apr 19, 2014

Happy Easter fro Liz at Celtic Music Radio

 

Today’s Festival fling will have excerpts from two festival recordings of acts appearing in Glasgow tonight ! The First Group is Anrakali
Anarkali will be on in The Glad Cafe tonight Saturday 19  April at 7:30

 


Featuring Johnny Canning (Fiddle/flute/whistle)
Sarah Parker (boss, fiddle, vocals, time keeper, organiser)
Martin Hunter (Button Box, whistle)
Peter Webster (guitar/flute/vocals)
Danny Boyle (Flute, whistle, vocals)
And joined by Karina Smillie (vocals)

 

The Second Concert is of Taylor & Leigh
who are appearing at the CCA in Glasgow

 

 
Heather and Alex will be appearing along with Bridie Jackson & The Arbour so come along for a fantastic concert !
This concert was recorded at The Acoustic Music Center last August

The Second Half of the show will be looking at the Northern Streams Festival
This year is their 11 festival 25 – 26th April in the Grassmarket  Edinburgh – bringing together the finest artists from Nordic lands of Sweden/ Norway and Denmark along with Scottish and musicians from the North of England – It is a unique festival not to be missed
This festival is brought to you by The Edinburgh Branch of The TMSA
Appearing in concert at the festival are :-
Kev Lees & Dave Wood – Britain / Denmark
Kristin Borgehed & Nathan Bissette – Sweeden
Maggie Adamson & Brian Nicolson - Shetland
Storm Weather Shanty Choir - Norway
As well as fantastic concerts there are superb Workshops for adult and children – check them out on their website!
For the Nordic theme I am bring a concert from last years Danish Roots at  Tonder Festival - Nordens Tones – Enjoy
Any queries or requests please email me at liz@celticmusicradio.net
Liz

Ed Goodale on Thank Folk its Friday on Good Friday

Ed Goodale on Thank Folk its Friday on Good Friday

Apr 18, 2014

Ross Macfadyen has a ‘gab’ and session with singer-songwriter Ed Goodale on Thank Folk its Friday this Good Friday, 18 April from 8.00pm.

Ed Goodale has been busy recently with performances across the country including at Midhurst Rother College where £1,000 was raised for the Anthony Nolan Charity Trust for which is for the UK’s blood cancer and bone marrow trust.  The Anthony Nolan Trust saves the lives of those who desperately need stem cell transplants by finding them matching donors.

Ed is a singer-songwriter from Midhurst, West Sussex and he has the ‘gift’ of Asperger’s Syndrome and his love of music and performance helped him to understand his condition. Ed has interpreted his life with Asperger’s through his song ‘Symptoms’ which has moved audiences to tears.
Ed is currently working with the National Autistic Society (NAS) to bring ‘Symptoms’ to a wider audience to inspire others on the autistic spectrum to realise their potential.
At the tender age of 17, Ed is currently recording his first album ‘The Same But Different’ from which the NAS charity single was released in January this year.   The EP single “Symptoms” is available now here.
Thank Folk its Friday with Ross Macfadyen, Friday 18 April 8.00-10.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

Sammy Horner guests on Ciaran’s Sunday Session

Sammy Horner guests on Ciaran’s Sunday Session

Apr 18, 2014

On the Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session this Easter Sunday at 6.00pm will be one time local singer-songwriter Sammy Horner who now lives in Canada.

Sammy lived for some time in Balloch, Loch Lomond, Dunbartonshire until a few years ago when he then moved to Canada.  Sammy says ‘I am not your average Celt’.

Sammy has been doing a tour of Scotland this past month with gigs in North Berwick, Dunoon, Balloch, Uddingston, Lanarkshire.

Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session, Easter Sunday 20 April, 6.00-8.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

Singer Alasdair Whyte guests on Ceòl’s Craic

Singer Alasdair Whyte guests on Ceòl’s Craic

Apr 11, 2014

On this week’s Ceòl ’s Craic on Monday, 14 April at 6.00pm, Ishbel Murray will have the hugely talented Gaelic singer/songwriter Alasdair Whyte from Mull as a guest.
Alasdair is currently a PhD student at Glasgow University where he teaches Gaelic and Celtic Civilisation. His album ‘Las’ which came out in 2012 was described as “…the best debut album from a Gaelic artist in years…. a beautiful, beguiling and irresistible mix of tradition and innovation.”

‘S e tàlant air leth an th’ ann an Alasdair MacIlleBhàin, an òranaiche/sgrìobhaiche-ciùil à Muile a tha an-dràsta na oileanach PhD aig Oilthigh Ghlaschu far a bheil e cuideachd a’ teagasg Gàidhlig is Sìobhaltas Ceilteach. Chaidh mòladh mòr a dèanamh air a’ chlàr aige ‘Las’ a thàinig a-mach ann an 2012.

Also coming into Ceòl ’s Craic will be Alison Ni Dhorchaidhe (pictured) from Dublin who came to Scotland to research and study Argyle Gaelic and to become actively involved in promoting Gaelic.

She was recently appointed by Commun na Gàidhlig as Gaelic Youth and Communities Officer and is based at Glasgow Gaelic school.
Alison also organises the Gaelic cèilidh event ‘An Gealbhan’ which is held weekly at the Argyll Hotel, 973 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.

‘S ann à Baile Átha Cliath ann an Èirinn a tha Alison Ní Dhorchaidhe, is thàinig i a dh’Alba airson rannsachadh a dhèanamh air Gàidhlig Earra-Ghàidheil, an dualchainnt sin a thogail, is a cuid a chur ri iomairt na Gàidhlig.

Tha i ag obair a-nis mar Oifigear Òigridh is Coimhearsnachd le Comunn na Gàidhlig, is tha i stèidhichte ann an Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu gu làn-ùine. ‘S e bean an taigh a th’innte airson an oidhche chéilidh sheachdaineil, An Gealbhan, ann an taobh an Iar a’ bhaile cuideachd.

Ceòl ’s Craic with Ishbel Murray, Monday 14 April 6.00pm and Catch Up anytime.


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