The station is pleased to welcome new presenter, Bob Liddle whose Box and Fiddle Show will be broadcast on Fridays at 5 pm, starting this week (December 2) It will focus on accordion and fiddle music, not just from Scotland, but from elsewhere as well, as Irish, French, Scandinavian, Italian and North American music will […]

This intriguing album focuses on the poems of the Borders’ poet, Will H. Ogilvie set to music by Ian M. Bruce. With well over a thousand poems it was a tough task to choose only 18 tracks to go on The Land We Love, but Ian managed and was ably supported by Peter Clark, Ian […]

Celtic Music Radio is all set for its first outside broadcast from Braehead Shopping Centre. From midday on Monday (November 28) there will be eight hours of live music, interviews and general chat involving guests and station presenters. The station’s new studios are in Braehead but this fund-raising event beside the Centre’s Christmas tree breaks […]

Edinburgh-based folktronica band Yoko Pwno’s vibrant second release, Part Machine, was an Album of the Week on Celtic Music Radio earlier this year. This evening (Tuesday, November 22, 2022) band members Calum Cummins and Helen LeMar will join Fiona McNeill on Celtic & Folk Fusions to talk about their music, what’s been happening this year and looking […]

This debut from Gaelic singer Rachel Walker and celebrated musician Aaron Jones, is a beautiful folk record with an important message at its core. The duo thoughtfully pay tribute to influential but under-recognised women throughout Scottish history whose work has made a significant impact on the lives we live today. These inventive songs, blending the traditional and the […]

Award-winning acoustic duo Taylor & Leigh effortlessly blend country and blues to create warming and compelling songs blessed with soulful tones. Siblings, Heather and Alex have overcome the difficulties of distanced song writing during a pandemic to come up with an album – a follow-up to the excellent Nashville Sessions – where Heather’s angelic vocals […]

Sarah-Jane Dale is an award-winning soprano singer, agent, mentor and Scottish music specialist and she’s Ian Oliphant’s special guest on the Afternoon Selection today (Monday, November 7, 2022.) She has given recitals all over the world and regularly performs for music clubs and private clients throughout the country. She has recorded CDs and worked closely with […]

Janice Burns and Jon Doran’s shared love of traditional music shines brightly in the songs they dig out of the depths of our history. On this captivating album, the tracks tell vivid stories about the nature of life and our place in the world. The duo are compelling storytellers and deliver their musical tales through tight […]

Contemporary folk/world music band Ranagri have started their Autumn Tour and this week (November 1) they are appearing at Glasgow’s Oran Mor. It’s the first of a number of gigs titled “Tony Christie & Ranagri” and Tony will be chatting with Ian Oliphant on the Afternoon Selection on Monday October 31, between 2 and 4 […]

Changing times including climate change plus a change in musical are all reflected effectively on 20-year-old, Arthur Coates’ latest album, Trapdoor to Hell that features stirring new compositions by him and a range of collaborators, alongside some much-loved borrowed songs. From Insch in Aberdeenshire, multi-instrumentalist, Arthur grew up surrounded by his parents’ love of folk […]

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