Apr 5, 2016
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Apr 5, 2016
Apr 2, 2016
Some changes to the schedule today,to bring you not one, not two, but THREE wonderful live concerts….
A new voice on Celtic Music Radio, Tony Mack, presents his first show today from 8am-10am, and then from 10am until noon, Moira Kerr hosts “Sounds Celtic”.
At noon, we have our first live outside broadcast of the day. We’re heading through to Edinburgh to broadcast an afternoon from the Edinburgh International Harp Festival – where we’ll have interviews, live performances and lots of good music.
From 6pm, we have our second concert. Recorded live on Thursday at King Tut’s, we bring you highlights of “Calmac Culture” music finals https://www.calmac.co.uk/music – featuring:
95FM and on DAB around Glasgow, online via RadioPlayer, TuneIn, and www.celticmusicradio.net
Mar 26, 2016
Celtic Music Radio in assocciation with Paul Claffey Tours presents live coverage of the Irish Country ‘Music to Your Ears’ weekend.
Celtic Music Radio will be there and broadcasting the entire weekend live!
Friday night will be a special edition of Thank folk it’s Friday presented by Ross Macfadyen. For this Friday only the show will be renamed as ‘Thank Folk it’s Country’! The show will be starting at 6pm with the venue performance starting at approx 8.30pm.
On Sunday afternoon the presenter of Celtic Music Radio’s top country show Stewart Fenwick will introduce Johnny Brady. Stewart will be on air at 12 midday and Johnny Brady should be on stage at around 2.30pm.
On Sunday evening Celtic Music Radio’s own queen of Irish country Mary Kathleen Burke will be standing by in the studio to host the after-show party when Johnny finishes and will be broadcasting until 8pm, rounding off our festival of Irish Country Music.
It’s going to be a fantastic event so tune in this weekend for great music and mighty craic!
Feb 23, 2016
Events taking place in and around Glasgow 6 – 19 March -with the Festival Family Day takes Merchant Square and Merchant City place on Saturday 12 March from 12 noon until 5.30 pm and will be broadcast live on Celtic Music Radio.
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.
Celtic Music Radio will be broadcasting live from The Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival on Saturday 12 March from 12 noon in the Merchant Square, Glasgow – come and join us!
Feb 1, 2016
Celtic Music Radio 95FM, Glasgow’s charitable community radio station, has just completed a marathon live broadcast session at Celtic Connections.
The station’s team of volunteers brought the festival to over 97,000 listeners across Glasgow and around the world via its Internet stream to 176 different countries. A further 32,000 listened in via Dunoon Community Radio.
“Celtic Music Radio 95FM has once again proved its commitment to promoting Scottish music and culture to as wide an audience as possible,” said Alex Jenkins, Chair and one of the station’s founding directors.
“During Celtic Connections we profiled over 70 artists from Scotland, England and the USA. We were delighted to be part of such a successful music festival.”
For the fifth year in a row, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) provided an outside broadcast unit for Celtic Music Radio live performances, operated by Honours’ degree students.
Patrick Quinn, Senior Lecturer in Audio Technology at Glasgow Caledonian University, said: “New for this year was Celtic Connections on Campus, a celebration of young musical and technical talent hosted by GCU and supported by Celtic Music Radio. This was a huge success with the four concerts attracting a live audience of over 500 with many more listening worldwide.”
“The experience gained by the all the students involved with Celtic Music Radio during Celtic Connections is unique and prepares them so well for their future careers.”
Alex added, “We’d like to thank everyone who listened in, and to all the musicians who performed for us. Stay tuned for more great music!”
Dec 30, 2015