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Category Archive: Ross Macfadyen

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Mar 12

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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Dec 17

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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Dec 03

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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Jun 20

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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Jun 10

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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May 07

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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Feb 21

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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Feb 09

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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Dec 30

Sessions at Celtic Connections

Looking forward to Celtic Connections? Of course you are!   We will be returning to the Buchanan Suite in the Royal Concert Hall and running live on air sessions once again.   If you’d like to be considered for a session, please email your details, biography and links to your music to connections@celticmusicradio.net   We’ll …

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Dec 28

Now on DAB Digital Radio!

Celtic Music Radio can now be heard across Glasgow on DAB Digital Radio! The boffins still have a little tinkering and pottering to do, but do let us know how it sounds. How, though, we hear you ask, do I get Celtic Music Radio on my DAB receiver? Easy Peasy! Look for the button (or …

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