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Barbara Dickson speaks with Gavin this Sunday

On Sunday 1 October at 6pm, Gavin Paterson’s special guest is Barbara Dickson. Listen Again Links – First Hour  Second Hour Barbara has two very good reasons to celebrate in 2017 – she marks her 50th anniversary as a professional musician and also turns 70 years of age. She isn’t slowing down though – far from it. …

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What others say about our fundraiser….

Here’s what our good friends at Music News Scotland say about out forthcoming fundraiser:                 Read the full magazine at https://issuu.com/musicnewsscotland/docs/music_news_scotland_-_sept17-1/4   Top Scots For Celtic Music Radio Fundraiser Buy tickets now @ www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-marchtown-prophets-support-tickets-36801891448 Four of Scotland’s top musicians have formed a band to play a one-off special show in Glasgow to raise funds …

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Alastair McDonald on Ballads & Balladeers, 11th July

As part of his “Ballads and Balladeers” series, Gavin Paterson introduces a series of occasional shows  looking back over the entire career of one of our folk song heroes or heroines, For our first show, the  Special Guest is Alastair McDonald. From recording in Abbey Road *before* The Beatles to ongoing theatrical and musical work, he has …

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‘Rent Strike’ – Gavin Livingstone and Fatima Uygun guest on Celtic Music Radio, Sunday 7 May

  Starting this weekend, Gavin Paterson will be presenting his “Whatever” show, Sundays 6pm-8pm. His first guests will be Gavin Livingstone and Fatima Uygun, who will be talking about their musical play ‘Rent Strike’. The musical Rent Strike! tells the inspiring story of the women of Glasgow who became known as the ‘red skirts of …

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Mike Ritchie success in national listeners’ poll

Celtic Music Radio 95FM is pleased to announce an end- of-year poll success for one its presenters.   The Mike Ritchie On Sunday Show secured a runners-up slot – behind the BBC’s legendary Bob Harris, no less – for Best Radio Show in the influential Americana-UK website readers’ vote. http://americana-uk.com/americana-uks-readers-poll-2016-the-results The website editor commented: “Mike’s show …

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Dave Swarbrick

On 8 July, Gordon Hotchkiss presented a special programme paying tribute to Dave Swarbrick, who died a few days ago. You can hear it again at http://listenagain.canstream.co.uk/celticpodcast/index.php?id=505    

Saturday on Celtic Music Radio

Some changes to the schedule today,to bring you not one, not two, but THREE wonderful live concerts…. A new voice on Celtic Music Radio, Tony Mack, presents his first show today from 8am-10am, and then from 10am until noon, Moira Kerr hosts “Sounds Celtic”.   At noon, we have our first live outside broadcast of …

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Poozies and the Four Winds

Poozies and the Four Winds St. Andrews in the square 28 Jan 2016  Celtic Connections.   St. Andrews in the square is a great venue although I have to say the sound on this occasion was not really up to the usual high standard, it did improve when the Poozies took to the stage. Both …

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Afro Celt Sound System, ABC 29 January

ABC Fri 29 Jan  Afro Celt Sound System  It’s true that if you are at the Glasgow ABC to see Afro Celt Sound System you should expect the audience to be buzzing but sadly not with each other. Why did the guys behind us spend all their time shouting to each other over the amazing and …

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