Celtic Music Radio 95FM at St Patrick’s Family Day

Celtic Music Radio 95FM at St Patrick’s Family Day

Mar 6, 2015

Celtic Music Radio is live from the Merchant Square, Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow from 12 noon on Saturday 14 March for all the action and fun of the Glasgow St Patrick’s Family Day.

There will be live music from the stage, guests and Irish craic. Introduced by Paddy Callaghan with Ross Macfadyen, Liz Clark and many others.

The 2015 Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival presents a day of family celebration with music, song and dance.

Todays schedule (while correct at time of printing it may be subject to changes)

12pm 12:30pm – Pace & Power Competition Winners –
Mairi Therese Deighan & Benedict Morris
will perform.
Mairi Therese is a flute player and will also be singing (accompanying herself on guitar)
Benedict is a fiddle player.
12:40 – 13:10St. James the Great CCÉ – the Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
based in the southside of Glasgow will play a mixture of group pieces, and solos
13:20 – 13:50‘City Voice’ Choir – Choir comprising employees of Glasgow City Council
will perform a range of Irish themed songs.
14:00-14:30Irish Minstrels CCÉ – Branch of Comhaltas based in the north of Glasgow who are home to the world famous St. Roch’s Ceili Band – playing a ceili for those in attendance
14:40 – 15:00Speeches from Government Ministers – and the presentation of the Glasgow Mary From Dungloe winner
15:10Charlie Devlin & Friends – Charlie will sing classic Irish songs which will bring many memories back to younger days!
15:50 – 16:10Osborne Academy of Irish Dance – the Osborne academy will be displaying some of their amazing dancing skills before they jet off to the World Championships in Montreal
16:20 – 16:50St. Roch’s Senior Ceili Band – Fresh from being crowned the 3rd best ceili band in the world and a sell-out show at this year’s Celtic Connections Festival – St. Roch’s will show us all how its done!
17:00 – 17:30Michelle McManus – with a specially selected range of songs, Michelle will headline our Family Fun day with some classics to thrill young and old

The event was attended by over 6,000 people in 2014 and the Merchant Square is the perfect place for all the family to come along and enjoy the day under the safety of the enclosed roof.

With a host of restaurants and bars to cater for all tastes as well as live music, face painting, Irish Ceili Dancing and the announcement of the Glasgow Mary of Dungloe nomination for 2015.

Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival Family Fun Day, Saturday 14 March, 12 noon to 6.00pm.

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LIVE FROM Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival TODAY

Celtic Music Radio is live from the Merchant Square, Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow from 12 noon TODAY, Saturday 15 March for all the action and fun of the Glasgow St Patrick’s Family Day.

There will be live music from the stage, guests and Irish craic.

Introduced by Paddy Callaghan with Ross Macfadyen, Sandy Pratt, Danny Matheson, Liz Clark, Mary K. Burke and many others.

The 2014 Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival in conjunction with Tourism Ireland presents a day of family celebration with music, song and dance.

The event was attended by over 6,000 people in 2013 and the Merchant Square is the perfect place for all the family to come along and enjoy the day under the safety of the enclosed roof.   With a host of restaurants and bars to cater for all tastes as well as live music, face painting, Irish Ceili Dancing and the announcement of the Glasgow Mary of Dungloe nomination for 2014.

Saturday 15 March Merchant Square, Albion Street/Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow 12 noon to 6.00pm. Free Event broadcast live on Celtic Music Radio.

LIVE FROM Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival Family Day

LIVE FROM Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival Family Day

Mar 5, 2014

The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival 2014 launched on 5 March for 12 days of Irish music and culture celebration to mark St Patrick’s Day.

Most events taking place in and around the Merchant Square and Merchant City area of Glasgow city centre where the Festival Family Day takes place on Saturday 15 March from 12 noon until 5.30pm and will be broadcast live on Celtic Music Radio.

Other venues include Sloan’s, Argyll Arcade off Argyle Street in Glasgow city centre; Langside Halls in Shawlands in the southside of Glasgow; Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre in Daisy Street, Govanhill; The Glad Café at Shawlands Cross; Cottiers Theatre in the west end of Glasgow and the Couper Institute in Cathcart on the southside.

You can view the festival programme here.

The Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival esteems to promote and celebrate the rich Irish cultural heritage of Glasgow and Scotland. The multi-generational Irish community in Scotland have through the years contributed positively to all sectors of Scottish society.

The festival looks to act as a vehicle to continue to celebrate this Irish tapestry while promoting and celebrating the cultural diversity of modern Scotland. Glasgow’s St. Patrick’s festival is open to all the citizens of Scotland.

Tune into ‘Trad with Pad’ – with the award winning Paddy Callaghan – on Tuesdays at 6.00pm for the latest updates and features on the Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival 2014.

Celtic Music Radio will be broadcasting live from The Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival on Saturday 15 March from 12 noon in the Merchant Square, Glasgow – come and join us!

Countdown to the Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival

Plans for The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival are well advanced and the festival is sure to be even better than last year’s successful week long event.

This year, the 2014 Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival starts on Wednesday 5 March until Sunday 16 March with most events taking place in and around the Merchant Square and Merchant City area of Glasgow city centre.

You can view the festival programme here.

The Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival esteems to promote and celebrate the rich Irish cultural heritage of Glasgow and Scotland.

The multi-generational Irish community in Scotland have through the years contributed positively to all sectors of Scottish Society.

The cultural dynamics of Gaelic music, language, dance and sport have enjoyed and continue to foster a rich Irish identity and culture in Scotland.

The festival looks to act as a vehicle to continue to celebrate this Irish tapestry while promoting and celebrating the cultural diversity of modern Scotland. Glasgow’s St. Patrick’s festival is open to all the citizens of Scotland. We look forward to seeing you during the festival.

Tune into ‘Trad with Pad’ – the award winning Paddy Callaghan – on Tuesdays at 6.00pm for the latest updates and features on the Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival 2014.

Celtic Music Radio will be broadcasting live from The Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival – details in the coming week’s.

Award winner Robyn Stapleton on Trad with Pad tonight

On tonight’s (Tuesday) Trad with Pad programme at 6.00pm, Paddy Callaghan has as his special guest this year’s BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, Robyn Stapleton.

Robyn will be chatting to Paddy about her award. Robyn is a singer from Stranraer who was in competition with five other finalists to take the prize at the City Halls in Glasgow during Celtic Connections 2014.

She won a recording session, a performance at the Scots Trad Music Awards 2014 and one year’s membership of the Musician’s Union.

She said at the time of award that it had been a “great experience” and she was “looking forward to an exciting year ahead”.

The 25-year-old left a philosophy course at Stirling University and worked as a career before deciding to pursuing a musical career.

She now specialises in traditional Scots song, with a fledgling career combining performing with community singing and teaching.

She is a recent graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she studied on the Scottish music course, but continued working as a carer part-time to help finance her studies, even practising her singing at work.

Paddy Callaghan was the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2013.

Trad with Pad, Tuesday 11 February 6.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

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Nov 5, 2013

Our very own Paddy Callaghan has been nominated in the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2013!

Our congratulations go to Paddy for his nomination in the Trad Music In The Media category – a new award to recognise great television and radio programmes, magazines, etc., that present Scottish traditional music well.

Paddy is up against some great competition including:

BBC Radio Scotland Travelling Folk, Horo Gheallaidh (Mac TV, BBC ALBA) and the Transatlantic Sessions (Whirlie Records).

Click on the link below to vote in the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2013 and remember to vote for Paddy in category 14!  The 2013 Scots Trad Music Awards and Gala Concert is on Saturday 7 December at Aberdeen Music Hall.

 


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