Today’s (Saturday) Festival Fling includes acts from Ireland with the first being the stunning voice of Cara Dillon (pictured) from Dungivan in Co Derry, Ireland.
Cara sings with groups such as Ogie & De Dannan and Equation as well as a solo singer and with her own band. This recording is from the Orkney Folk Festival 2011 (31 May – 3 June 2012). Cara is also appearing at Celtic Connections on Saturday 27 February 2012 as part of the concert Song for Ireland at 7.30pm in the Main Auditorium of The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. On stage will be the welcome return of Finbar Furey of the famous Furey family from the 1960’s and All Ireland Ullien Piper, whistle, banjo, actor extraordinaire will also be appearing with Dick Gaughan.
Martin Simpson & June Tabour on Thursday 26 January in The Glasgow City Halls at 8pm.
Instead of a recorded concert today, Liz will be playing tracks from Finbars new CD Colours. Enjoy.
Thanks to John Weatherby and Kris Korn of Sound Sense www.soundsense.biz for recordings from Orkney Folk festival plus a “Happy Brithday to John” who’s birthday it is today from us all at Celtic Music Radio says Liz.