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Ross Macfadyen

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Matt McGinn – Special Programme Sunday 19th March

From 2pm on Sunday 19th March, we celebrate Matt McGinn with a programme featuring exclusive interveiws and rare tracks. As daughter Shonagh writes: There’s a time and a place for everything. Matt McGinn’s time was 1928 to 1977; his place was Glasgow. He was working class and of Irish descent. Time, place, class and genes …

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Danny Kyle Catch-Up

Missed the Danny Kyle Open Stage? You can catch up with all the acts here!

Celtic Music Radio 95FM, the Spirit and Soul of Celtic Connections

Celtic Music Radio 95FM is planning an unrivalled Festival of Music during Celtic Connections 2017. Our programmes will include live, up-close-and-personal sessions from international acts as well the best musicians Glasgow and other parts of the country have to offer. We will be featuring new and upcoming bands plus headline artists appearing at Celtic Connections. …

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Winners Announced For MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016

It was a triumph for traditional music tonight (Saturday 3rd December), as Hands Up for Trad celebrated the 14th year of the prestigious MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards with a glittering ceremony held in the Caird Hall, Dundee. Full list of winners below. Broadcast live on BBC ALBA, BBC Radio Scotland and globally through the …

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Amazon Black Friday

A great way to support Celtic Music Radio is to shop on Amazon using our link There are lots of great deals during the Amazon Black Friday Sale. If you purchasing through our link, Celtic Music Radio receives a small percentage commission. It costs you nothing! So, if you plan to do your Christmas shopping through Amazon, follow …

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Carol Fieldhouse – Linen

This week’s Album of the Week is Linen from Carol Fieldhouse “Carol is in the great tradition of English-Art Folk songwriters. Nick Drake, Sandy Denny, Kate Bush are all in her world, although her world encompasses other spheres too including dance and cinema. I look forward to the first Carol Fieldhouse album and the joy …

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John Taylor – A New Horizon

Ross talks to John Taylor about his new album from noon and midnight on Saturday (11th June) and on Monday from 7pm A New Horizon is John Taylor’s sixth studio album and will be released on 17th June with an album launch at St Luke’s in Glasgow. John is a songwriter from Glasgow who has had …

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Clare Hastings – Between River and Railway

This week’s Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week is the stunning debut album from Claire Hastings – Between River and Railway Since winning the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year title in 2015, the CD has been hotly anticipated. The album features exciting arrangements of traditional folk songs alongside Claire’s self-penned material, including the stunning ‘The House at Rosehill’. …

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St Patrick’s Day Fantastic Fundraiser

An evening of fun and frolics and folk is hereby announced in aid of Celtic Music Radio. The event will take place on Thursday 17th March 2016 from 7:30pm in the Rutherglen United Reformed Church, 69 Johnstone Drive, Rutherglen, Glasgow, G73 2QA A fabulous roster of ravishing revelers has been requisitioned for your delight and delectation! Performing for you …

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Perthshire Amber Open Mic Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2016 Open Mic at Perthshire Amber. This year the afternoon Open Mic sessions will again be held in the “Wee Festival Hall” upstairs at The Royal Dunkeld Hotel and hosted by Ewen Sutherland, who is a fine performer in his own right as well as a wonderful and encouraging …

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