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Day 10 of The Danny Kyle Open Stage Monday 29th Jan 2018 – Live from the Exhibition Hall 5-7pm

Tune in to Celtic Music Radio 5-7 every day to listen to ‘Tomorrow’s Talent Today’ from the Danny Kyle Open Stage at Celtic Connections 2018 on their 25 Anniversary

You can also listen again on Archive Site 




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TRÚ is a trio from Northern Ireland with an eclectic musical heritage, absorbing groove funk, Irish trad, and choral harmony to create their own soulful vibe. Individually, these 3 artists are unique; Mormecha’s “LOFi LiFE” was shortlisted for the 2016 NI Music Prize, while Trouton and Kearney met touring the world with vocal ensemble ANÚNA.Inspired by songs and stories from their native Ulster, this trio has absorbed a wealth of influences to discover a unique approach to folksong. TRÚ also perform songs from the English and Scots traditions and write original material informed by a long line of folk singers.



Mabel and The Freewheelers  –  Listen Again on Archive Stie Link
Mabel Duncan/ Euan Mclaughlin/ David Small/ Ruaridh Neil / Callum Cronin

Mabel & The Freewheelers are a forward-thinking, five piece folk band based in Glasgow. Taking inspiration from a variety of genres and srtists, they focus on creating a unique and interesting sound that appeals to a wide range of audience.  Since formin in March 2017 the band have appeared at Eden Festival / 8th HAAL in Portsoy/ supported Aiden O’Rourke at The Glad Café & played the National Whiskey Festival in Edinburgh



The Moonbathers     – Listen Again On Archive Site Link
Lesley and Megan O’Brian 
The Moonbathers, a duo with close knit family harmonies of Lesley and Megan O’Brien.  Lesley is a singer and storyteller, brought up in Bridgeton, this interest began in the home where many a good tale was shared and sing-song enjoyed at family gatherings, and in the back-courts and tenement closes that accompanied the games of her childhood. Megan, sharing this passion for song and storytelling has studied Theatre and the Arts. Now they unite to celebrate family and folk lore with the simple power of voice, both spoken and sung, with guitar accompaniment. The Moonbathers are based in the folk tradition with a vibrant, fresh appeal.


Bobby Deans   

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Singer songwriter Bobby has been writing and writing from an early age. A troubadour from not only local venues but spent time traveling round Europe – Prague. Paris . Rome  .  Hi songs are taken from life and his surroundings and brings his self penned works to you today





Patrick Tunny 

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Patrick came to Clyde’s Bonny banks three years ago .  Singer songwriter he is trying his to in the water of Glasgow’s vibrant music scene. Is building up his raptor and is  trying to get on the ladder with like mined musicians to enable him to take his music to a wider audience and to get out their gigging






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1 comment

  1. A great session, we especially liked TRU – excellent!

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