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Category: Gordon Hotchkiss

First World War songs specials start 6th August

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I this year, Gordon Hotchkiss will be presenting a six part series of inserts on songs about the war in his weekly Wednesday Hotchpotch programme on Celtic Music Radio at 7.00pm. With over one hundred songs, poems and music, this will possibly be the …

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Album of the Week: Dumb Instrument ‘Silent Beard’

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 26 August is from Ayrshire band Dumb Instrument with their new CD ‘Silent Beard’ Dumb Instrument are winners of The Billy Kelly Songwriter Award and are Tom Murray, Mikey Grant, Kieron Campbell, Vanessa Smith and Nick Smith who all come from various parts of Ayrshire. The band …

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Live from the 2014 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is coming to Sligo and Celtic Music Radio will be there. Translated, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann means The Music Festival of Ireland and that is exactly what it is. The Fleadh, as it is usually called, is the largest single festival of Irish Music and can reach attendances of 400,000 over the …

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Dumb Instrument on Homeward Bound, Friday 3.00pm

Dumb Instrument, winners of The Billy Kelly Songwriter Award, will be the guest of Gordon Hotchkiss on Friday afternoon on Homeward Bound after 3.00pm. Dumb Instrument will be releasing their new album Silent Beard on Monday 30 June. Before that, the Silent Beard CD launch is on Saturday, June 28 at Oran Mor at the top of Byres …

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‘For Freedom Alone – The Wars Of Independence’ various artists

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 21 June is ‘For Freedom Alone – The Wars Of Independence’ on the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.  This important anniversary is marked by Scotland’s leading music label and company, Greentrax Recordings. Ross Macfadyen presents a selection of tracks from the CD on the …

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Gordon’s Celtic Connections photographs

Our resident photographic wizz kid, Gordon Hotchkiss, took a few photos during Celtic Connections 2014. You can view the photos on our Flickr site, by clicking here.

Dublin Trad Festival on Hotchkiss Hotchpotch – listen again Archives

Gordon Hotchkiss on his Wednesday night ‘Hotchkiss Hotchpotch’ included a special feature on Dublin’s Trad fest which starts on Wednesday 22 January. Listen to the interview here. Over 15,000 lovers of traditional Irish music and culture are expected to crowd into Temple Bar, Dublin’s cultural quarter, for a ‘reely’ rocking four days of the best trad …

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Happy Hogmanay on Celtic Music Radio

See out the old year of 2013 and bring in the New Year 2014 with Celtic Music Radio live from Glasgow. At 8.00pm there will be Travels with my Aunt Hogmanay Special with Liz Clark who will present a selection of contemporary and traditional song from fresh new talent plus traditional tunes and being Hogmanay …

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St Andrew’s celebration live from the Ubiquitious Chip

Celtic Music Radio will be celebrating Scotland’s Patron Saint, St Andrew on Wednesday 27 November, just a few days before St Andrew’s Day which falls on Saturday 30 November. Celtic Music Radio will be once again broadcasting live from Ubiquitious Chip, Ashton Lane, Hillhead, Glasgow. Gordon Hotchkiss will present his regular Wednesday night ‘Hotchpotch’ with a …

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Album of the Week: Song o’ Passion – John Eaglesham

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 27 July is the long-awaited solo CD by ‘Clutha’ and ‘Stramash’ stalwart John Eaglesham called Song o’ Passion. This is the long-awaited solo CD by ‘Clutha’ and ‘Stramash’ stalwart John Eaglesham with songs featuring Ballads, Scots song, Bothy ballads, Burns’ songs and poems set to …

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