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Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 28

Planet Waves running order – 28th February 2012

Today is Kalevala Day, a day of Finnish Culture when Finland celebrates its national epic the Kalevala and other Finnish art and culture. Sandy will be playing some great Finnish music to mark the occasion, including dance music and songs and some of the most wonderful accordion playing you’ll ever hear. Planet Waves is broadcast live …

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Feb 27

Patrick Bullen guests on Late Night Alan Burke

Glasgow singer-songwriter Patrick Bullen makes a late night visit to Celtic Music Radio studio 1 with Alan Burke on Wednesday 29 February, leap year night, from 10.00pm to 12 midnight. Patrick will be chatting to Alan with an update on his solo singing career and up and coming gigs plus playing a few tunes.  Picture …

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Feb 25

The Daddy Naggins on the Mary K Burke Show Sunday 26 February

The Daddy Naggins are a Glasgow based bluegrass band with a difference.  Not only do they play electrifying bluegrass and rip roaring traditional tunes and songs, but they also play a range of original and modern classic pop songs, all given The Daddy Naggins special treatment!  After a year of gigs galore, they intend to …

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Feb 25

Album of the Week: Murray & Falkenau ‘The Leipzeg Sessions’

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 25 February is titled ‘The Leipzeg Sessions’ from Murray & Falkenau. Album of the Week is broadcast Saturdays at 12 noon, 12 midnight and Monday at 6.00pm. This week, Ross Macfadyen talks to the contemporary folk-roots duo based in Galway City in the west of …

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Feb 24

Glasgow singer Jim King on Ciaran’s Sunday Session

Ciaran’s Sunday Session guest on Sunday will be Glasgow-based singer-songwriter Jim King, who makes a welcome return visit to the show to chat about his new album ‘Views’. Jim King has been singing folk songs since the 1960s and writing songs for a good few years. These days he mostly performs his own material along …

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Feb 24

Trad with Pad looks back at last week’s St Pats festival

Glasgow had its week long St Patrick’s Day festival and Celtic Music Radio was there to report and record many of the events taking place within the Merchant City areas. The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Day festival esteems to promote and celebrate the rich Irish cultural heritage of Glasgow and Scotland. On Trad with Pad on Tuesday evening …

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Feb 21

Planet Waves running order – 21st February 2012

Sandy Semeonoff plays mainly acoustic music from around the world and this Tuesday, 21 February is Mardi Gras 2012 in New Orleans. Sandy’ll be including Carnival music from Louisiana, the Caribbean, Brazil and Europe. Planet Waves is broadcast live on Tuesdays at 7.00-8.00pm with a repeat on Wednesdays at 12 noon-1.00pm. You can listen to …

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Feb 21

Album of the Week: Wrigley Sisters ‘Idiom’

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 18 February 2012 is the the CD from Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley, the internationally acclaimed fiddle and guitar duo from the Orkney Islands who have a magical new album to perform. Ross Macfadyen talks to Jennifer Wrigley about the new Wrigley Sisters album Idiom which is a …

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Feb 21

Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley – Idiom

Album of the Week this week is Idiom from Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley. COMBINING mastery with mischief, and tradition with modernity, Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley, the internationally acclaimed fiddle and guitar duo from the Orkney Islands, have a magical new album to perform. Idiom is a sparkling blend of traditional, contemporary and original material, invigorated …

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Feb 21

Joey & Rory from Nashville talk to Stewart Fenwick

This week Stewart talks to Nashville based husband & wife duo Joey & Rory, who are one of the headliners at the Northern Nashville Caithness Country Festival this Easter. The dates are from Friday 6 to Monday 8 April 2012 at the Halkirk Riding Centre, Thurso, Caithness.  More information about the festival here. Also this week, the Hillbilly …

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