The Willow Trio guest with Ian Oliphant this Monday Afternoon, 20th May. The Willow Trio are a Glasgow-based clarsach trio consisting of Sam MacAdam, Sophie Rocks and Romy Wymer, established in 2020. The trio plays music ranging from classical to traditional to their own original contemporary compositions. They have performed at festivals such as Kelburn […]

The Album of the Week this week is Acoustic Heart from Raintown. This is Raintown’s third album, and was launched at Oran Mor on 17th May. Raintown are known for their explosive brand of contemporary Scottish country music, however Acoustic Heart  delves into a rich tapestry of acoustic sounds and heartfelt melodies, and showcases a […]

Klaus Adamaschek was born in the mining town of Gelsenkirchen in the heart of the Ruhr area. He started writing his own songs at the age of 12, influenced by great role models such as Bob Dylan, and Kris Kristofferson and German singer-songwriters as Reinhard Mey and Hannes Wader. During his teacher training he made […]

Tom Fairnie & Klaus Adamschek have a new album out, Still Dreaming. This follows up their first CD, Still Unbroken. Tom is well known to Celtic Music Radio. A singer songwriter of renown, based in Edinburgh. Klaus is from the Ryhr area of Germany and wrote his first song at the age of 12. Listen […]

Skyrie is a band that knows how to bring the party wherever they go. Comprised of Lesley Thompson Smith on fiddle and whistle, Jimmy Anderson on guitar and bass, and Chris Smith on drums and bodhran, this talented trio has been wowing audiences with their unique blend of traditional and modern music. Hailing from the […]

“I’m so looking forward to my concert at the Alhambra in September! It’s one of those venues which still has that ‘old theatre’ feel, with the proscenium arch over the stage and seating in layers…up to ‘the gods … where even a big audience feels close” comments Dougie MacLean It’s been a surprising and adventurous […]

This is the second album from this renowed duo – Élan released on 18th May 2023. Liz caught up with Rachel and was in conversation with her about this stunning new album – all while Ron was on a flight to Barbados Celtic Festival! Take the oldest Scottish instrument, the clarsach (harp), and the newest […]

Cala are a 6 piece trad band originating from Inverness.  The band’s choice of instruments and attention to detail in arranging and writing creates Cala’s unique spin on Scottish trad – a fresh, full, and exciting sound. Since their debut single ‘Causeway’ back in late 2020, the band has had high ambitions going forward. The […]

Robin Adams is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist. He has released 8 studio albums, The last of which, One Day, was our Album of the Year 2021. Sun Behind the Storm is his 8th Studio album. The album’s title track was originally released as a single in 2013, yet the song never found its way […]

Wednesday 8th February sees the return of regular programmes from Gordon Hotchkiss, with his Hotchpotch from 7pm – 10pm. Gordon first developed an interest in folk music during the folk revival of the 1960s and 1970s.  From then, he became involved with the music scene, meeting enthusiasts and performers and developed a deep understanding of […]

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