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Scotspeak guest 11th December is parish priest, Father Paul Morton

Scotspeak guest this week is parish priest, Father Paul Morton of St. Brides in Cambuslang, who was born into a large musical family living up a close in Haghill near Kelvin campus. When both his parents died at young age, Father Paul and his seven siblings were separated to live with other family but he …

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Review on Gaburlunzies 50th year and final tour 3rd Dec Stirling Folk Club

Review on Gaburlunzies 50 th year and final tour 3rd Dec Stirling Folk Club A wee review on Gaburlunzie and The Stirling Folk Club What a fantastic welcoming club! From the girls on the door – to Robert on the sound and the rest of the team – thank you made the night special!

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MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2018 2nd Dec 2018 in Perth

MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2018 2 December 2018 A fantastic night of music and song with performances from  Mànran / Hannah Rarity / Gordon Duncan Experience/  David Kennedy Scottish Dance Band /  Eabhal /  Isobel Anne Martin and Mr Mcfall’s Chamber / Kinnaris Quintet / Gerda Stevenson /  Karine Polwart Trio / Griogair Labhruidh …

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Scots’ speak guest December 4th is Barbara Drummond from Rutherglen

Scots’ speak guest this week is English teacher Barbara Drummond from Rutherglen who voluntarily runs an after-school class for asylum seekers in Croftfoot church. Musically gifted, she learned to sing on her mother’s knee and has always celebrated her gorgeous voice with different church groups including children’s choirs. Married to recently retired minister Jack, she …

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Studio Guests – The Eves – St Andrew’s Day on ‘Thank Folk It’s Friday’ with Ross Macfadyen 8-10pm 30th November

Studio Guests – The Eves – St Andrew’s Day on ‘Thank Folk It’s Friday’ with Ross Macfadyen 8-10pm  They have a new single ‘Christmas in Summertime’ out on 7 th December 2018! Catch up First Hour  Second Hour (for next 30 days) The Eves are Marissa Keltie and Caroline Gilmour. The duo found each other …

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Scots’ Speak guest this week, 27th November, is Ian Murray

Scots’ Speak guest this week is Ian Murray, a ukulele tutor at Glasgow FolkMusic Workshop. After a career in local government, Ian now spends his time tutoring adult music classes throughout South Lanarkshire bringing happiness through song. Always a musician at heart, Ian started out playing the mouth organ then learned other instruments by ear …

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Scots’ Speak guests 20th November are the father and son team Damian and Graeme Curley

Scots’ Speak guests this week are the father and son team Damian and Graeme Curley who inherited ‘Willie Curley’ butchers in Halfway, downtown Cambuslang and in this week’s interview they explain the reasons why the family run business, which been trading for a 100 plus years, continues to be successful.  Their secret recipes, passed down …

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Studio Guest – Debbie Armour – Sun 18th Nov – on Transatlantic Conversations with Bob Leslie’son , 2pm – 4pm

Debbie Armour – Bob Leslie’s guest on Transatlantic Conversations on Sunday 18 November, 2pm – 4pm Debbie Armour is a Glasgow based musician, working primarily with traditional song from Britain and beyond. Broadly, her work is motivated by ideas of persistence, resonance and deep cultural roots.

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Breabach at the Beacon – win tickets

  Breabach are playing at the Beacon Arts Centre on the 25th November, and Celtic Music Radio has a pair of tickets to give away for this gig. All you have to do is enter a simple competition, which you can find here: https://goo.gl/forms/ci7XGOSvCQ1XAIVt2   Date/Time Date(s) – 25/11/2018 8:00 pm Location THE BEACON STUDIO

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Kieron O’Neill is the guest on Scot’s Speak on Tuesday 13th November

Scots’ Speak guest this week is the lovely Kieron O’Neill of Arcadia Music in Biggar. A luther and multi-instrumentalist, Kieron lives and breathes music. When he is not selling or setting up instruments in his ‘Aladdin’s cave’, he can be heard in the local bar singing and playing with his band ‘The Nomads’.