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Our popular ALBUM OF THE WEEK SHOW will be broadcast at a different time this Saturday (March 16) due to the station’s scheduled live broadcast from the St Patrick’s Day celebrations at Glasgow’s Merchant Square. Our St Patrick’s Day outside broadcast starts at midday and winds up at 5 pm. The Album of the Week […]

CELTIC MUSIC RADIO will be at the centre of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Glasgow’s Merchant Square on Saturday (March 16.) This FREE Family Fun Day Festival offers non-stop music, song and dance, and our team of enthusiastic volunteers will be playing a major part, including broadcasting live from midday to 5 pm. We […]

JOHN ALEXANDER AT THE GLAD CAFE JOHN ALEXANDER is in glorious form on his latest album, ‘Face The Wind’ – and in this live setting he delivers its tracks in a potent and compelling manner, his downbeat vocals and atmospheric guitar work, nurtured by a downright brilliant one-night stand of band. The album is an […]

  True to its name, Light And Shade, from Scottish festival favourites, Have Mercy Las Vegas seamlessly moves from their acclaimed toe-tapping barn dance-style tracks ventures into darker, more ominous territory. While firmly rooted in the Folk/Americana genre, this second album offers traces of blues origins more prominently than in their previous works but the […]

  Glasgow-based Roo Geddes and Neil Sutcliffe create stunning music for violin and accordion with classical, folk and jazz explored to create senses of place and community. The hugely talented duo, who are embarking on a tour in May to celebrate their 10th year of performing together, will be guests of Liz Clark on Travels […]

  THE LAURETTES release their debut album ‘Meet Me At The Main Stage’ any day now. And Lauren and Lynette from the all-female band will be joining Fiona McNeill on her Celtic & Folk Fusions Show this week (Tuesday, March 5) to talk all about the 12-track album, coming out March 9. The duo say […]

    Glasgow-based JOHN ALEXANDER is a fine songwriter and first-class guitarist and the Scot is in glorious form on his latest release, Face The Wind. It’s an 11-track gem that’s lyrically rich and hearteningly melodic – an experience for the listener that’s never less than classy and rewarding. Songs written after wet and windy […]

  This bold 15-track release from Ayrshire singer/songwriter and guitarist Davie Anderson is a vivid collection with influences as diverse as Burns, Holly and Big Country. Ballantrae Bound includes several offerings from the pen of Robert Burns, one from Ewan McColl, Jim McLean’s ‘Stirling Brig’ and many of Davie’s own compositions. Davie, who is from […]

  Fiona McNeill is “super excited” to welcome fiddler, Sally Simpson of Heisk, as her guest on this week’s edition of Celtic Folk & Fusions. Heisk are a six-piece folk band looking to redefine the traditional music landscape by infusing Scottish roots with contemporary energy and a commitment to gender diversity. They are on a […]

Our first Album of the Week for 2024 is ‘Who Knows Where The Time Goes’ by Elspeth Cowie, a well-known a Scottish traditional singer who recently appeared at Celtic Connections as part of Scots Women – Generations o’ Change. Elspeth started singing as a child and won a prize for performing songs by Robert Burns. […]

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