Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Reely Jiggered with “Kaleidoscope”

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 18 October is the new album from Reely Jiggered with their superb new CD “Kaleidoscope”. Alan Grant chats to members...

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Concerts and Gig Guide

Pipe Major Colin Greeves on the Mary K. Burke Show

This Sunday, 19 October at 6.00pm, the Mary K. Burke Show will be hosted by Mary’s co-presenter Paul Macintyre as Mary will be in Ireland for a week. Mary says: “Paul...

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Studio Guests

Ceòl ’s Craic music session with Gaelic singer Margaret MacLeod

On Monday 20 October Ceòl ’s Craic hosts a live music session on Celtic Music Radio with Gaelic singer Margaret MacLeod, founder member of seminal Gaelic folk group Na...

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Outside Broadcasts

Live from Perthshire Amber festival 2014

This is the 10th year of the Perthshire Amber festival and the Dunkeld based festival promises once again to be full of wonderful concerts featuring the finest of Scotland’s...

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Ceòl ’s Craic music session with Gaelic singer Margaret MacLeod

Ceòl ’s Craic music session with Gaelic singer Margaret MacLeod

Oct 20, 2014

On Monday 20 October Ceòl ’s Craic hosts a live music session on Celtic Music Radio with Gaelic singer Margaret MacLeod, founder member of seminal Gaelic folk group Na h-Òganaich and a leading light in the promotion of Gaelic language and culture.

She has won many awards for her musical talents over the years but is also a very active and highly regarded teacher of Gaelic language.

On Saturday 1 November Margaret will take part in a special Ceòl ’s Craic event at the CCA in Glasgow where she will be joined by Alasdair Whyte and his band to perform classics from her back catalogue and new interpretations of traditional Gaelic songs.

Margaret and Alasdair share the bill with psychedelic folk pioneer and founding member of the Incredible String Band Mike Heron who will be accompanied by the Glasgow based indie folk outfit Trembling Bells.

This event, fittingly titled ‘The Circle is Unbroken’ brings together iconic figures from the folk scene of the 1960′s and 1970′s with a younger generation of musicians who have been inspired and influenced by their legacy.

More information on the event can be found on our website www.ceolscraic.org

We look forward to a lively session of music and conversation with Margaret on this week’s radio show.

Ceòl ’s Craic with Ishbel Murray, Monday 20 October 6.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

Ceol2Bidh Màiread NicLeòid a thug an còmhlan-ciùil iomraiteach Na h- Òganaich ri chèile air aoigheachd aig Ceòl ’s Craic air Celtic Music Radio Diluain 20 Dàmhair airson seisean ciùil beò.

Chan e a mhàin gu bheil Màiread air iomadach duais a bhuannachadh airson nan sgilean ciùil aice fhèin ach tha i cuideachd air a bhith a’ strì fad bhliadhnaichean airson seasamh agus inbhe cultar agus cànan na Gàidhlig. Tha Màiread cuideachd air cliù a choisinn airson a bhith na tidsear Gàidhlig air leth sgileil.

Bìdh i air an àrd-ùrlair aig an CCA ann an Glaschu Disathairne 1 Samhain airson tachartas sònraichte a thèid a chumail le Ceòl ’s Craic far am bi i a’ cur an cèill òrain air a bheil meas bhon stòras aice agus mìneachaidhean ùra air òrain Ghàidhlig traidiseanta ann an cuideachd an t-shàr sheinneadair Gàidhlig òg Alasdair Whyte agus an còmhlan aigesan.

Cuideachd air clàr an tachartais seo bidh Mike Heron, tùsaire tuath-cheòl ioma-dhathach agus ball-stèidhidh den Incredible String Band ann an cuideachd a’ chòmhlain tuath-cheòl indie, The Trembling Bells, a tha stèidhichte ann an Glaschu. Taisbeanaidh an tachartas seo, ‘An Cearcall Neo-bhriste’, gu bheil spiorad na reabhlaid ciùil a thàinig gu bith sna 1960an ’s na 70an fhathast a’ deàlradh gu soilleir agus air aiseag gu ginealach ùr de thùsairean ciùil.

Tuilleadh fiosrachaidh ri fhaighinn aig www.ceolscraic.org

Tha sinn a’ gabhail fiughar ri seisean beòthail de cheòl agus còmhradh le Màiread air prògram rèidio na seachdain sa.

Live from Perthshire Amber festival 2014

Live from Perthshire Amber festival 2014

Oct 19, 2014

This is the 10th year of the Perthshire Amber festival and the Dunkeld based festival promises once again to be full of wonderful concerts featuring the finest of Scotland’s musical talent as well as some international guests.

Celtic Music Radio 95 FM will be broadcasting live from Amber Central at the Royal Dunkeld Hotel in Dunkeld in Highland Perthshire for the Saturday afternoon Open Mic Sessions and also the daily Carbaret Amber Concerts at Amber Central in Dunkeld and it all starts on Saturday 25 October live from Dunkeld at 12 noon until 5.00pm.

The Perthshire Amber venues are as special as ever, ranging from the prestigious Perth Concert Hall to town halls and tiny village halls, from atmosphericPerthshire Amber poster castles to historic Dunkeld Cathedral and even including an iron age Crannog on Loch Tay – there are 25 venues in all in 2014.

Dougie Ross interviewThe festival is always evolving, and do remember it began as just a weekend of concerts, and this year, Dougie says he is thrilled to have been chosen as one of the funded events for Homecoming Scotland 2014.

Dougie MacLean says: “We’ll be bringing you some very special concerts and events to celebrate Homecoming Scotland 2014, the 10th anniversary of Perthshire Amber and my 40th year as a touring musician!”

There is another opportunity to listen to the chat that Ross Macfadyen had with Dougie MacLean about Perthshire Amber tonight, Sunday 19 October at 10.00pm to 12 midnight.

Pipe Major Colin Greeves on the Mary K. Burke Show

Pipe Major Colin Greeves on the Mary K. Burke Show

Oct 18, 2014

This Sunday, 19 October at 6.00pm, the Mary K. Burke Show will be hosted by Mary’s co-presenter Paul Macintyre as Mary will be in Ireland for a week.

Mary says: “Paul presents my show anytime I have to be away and also assists me every week with hosting guests and sorting out sound and any other things that need done regarding the show. He has been my right hand man and also enjoys presenting in my absence.

Paul will have a special guest in the studio in Colin Greeves who is a professional musician and teacher.

Founder and member of fantasic folk band Barluath, Pipe Major of East Kilbride Pipe Band and all round nice guy.  He will be joining Paul and playing live in the studio as well as chatting about his music and playing with the band.”

Mary adds: “Enjoy the show which is back to its normal time of 6.00pm to 8.00pm on Celtic Music Radio 95 FM around Glasgow and online at www.celticmusicradio.net and all mobile devices.

Mary K. Burke Show with Paul MacIntyre, Sunday 19 October, 6.00-8.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

Finalists of the DKOS at The Spree Saturday 18th October

Finalists of the DKOS at The Spree Saturday 18th October

Oct 18, 2014

The Danny Kyle Open Stage at The Spree 2014 comes to an end today, Saturday 18 October, with the Finalists taking part in the concert between 5 and 6.00pm.

 The Spree Festival has been a fantastic 8 days of music, comedy, workshops, talks and pure entertainment.  No more so than at the Danny Kyle Open Stage at The Spree where 24 entrants took part.

In accordance with the ‘rules’ of The Danny Kyle Open stage, all winners, but out of all the winners we have been given 4 finalists, three of whom will perform again today between 5 and 6.00pm. 

Katee Kross
Katee  a young singer songwriter from Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, currently a second year music student in at Reid Kerr West Clyde College in Paisley and has Katee Krossrecently recorded her debut EP ‘Are You Coming Home’.  She has played at various festivals throughout Scotland this year as well as opening for the American band Red Sky in July.  Her gentle voice carries her insightful words to the wider audience and she can certainly look forward to her future in the music scene.

 

 

 

David nicol David Nicol 
David  is a singer songwriter from Inverclyde; is a seasoned performer supporting musicians such as Justin Townes Earle, Rom Russell and Martin Stepheson, as well as performing in concerts, music festivals and house concerts throughout the UK, USA, Canada and Germany. He is also a member of a well known local band The Lazarenkos. His songwrighting skill tells a vivid story  taking influence from his home town and Scotland. He is in the process of releasing his CD ‘Greenock Road’.

 

Martha L Healy

Martha L Healy
Martha a singer-songwriter from Glasgow who has been singing and performing for several years and has just released her debut EP ‘Better Days’ (Unplugged) which she recorded in Nashville.  While there she also recorded and released a song ‘Healing Winds’ to raise funds for Nashville promoter and presenter Billy Bloc for his cancer treatment, from which he is now clear. Her rich voice brings the song home her style described from folk to country, from Americana to contemporary, in other words appeals to a wide discerning audience.

LemonhazeLemonhaze
Steaven Hillcoat / Gerry Doran /Jon Adams / Jamie McLachlan go to make up this Glasgow based band, they have crafted a unique mixture of experimental rock described as ‘wide screen indie rock’. They have headlined at Manchester Academy, King Tuts, Oran Mor  to name but a few. Their EP will be due for release soon.  Their stunning harmonies and crafted lyrics make sure that this group are more than listened to and are looking forward to gigging extensively in 2015.

The Spiegeltent in Paisley

The Spiegeltent in Paisley

On Behalf of The Danny Kyle Open Stage I wish to thank all those who took part during the last 8 days you are all winners and I look forward to hearing you all in the future.

My Thanks also the the Stage and Sound Crew for all their invaluable help and  for making broadcast possible. 

All performances from the Danny Kyle Open Stage will be available on Catch Up from week commencing Monday 20 October. 

Look forward to seeing you all in January at The Danny Kyle Open Stage at Celtic Connections 2015

Liz Clark, Co-Ordinator and Presenter of The Danny Kyle Open Stage.


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