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  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. […]

  COLONEL MUSTARD & THE DIJON 5 THE LAURETTES The Laurettes rocked the stage from the opening belter “Witches” which is a very catchy singalong song and instantly had the audience dancing, clapping, and enjoying themselves. Every song was an instant crowd pleaser and their ability to engage the enthusiastic audience was excellent especially on […]

It says much for Fara’s progress in the last few years that they topped the bill in the Main Auditorium at the RCH over 20-year-seasoned multiple-award-winners Genticorum, but it has to be said that their combination of skill, stagecraft, and the well-rehearsed integration of guests into their set (including a reappearance of Genticorum) made the […]

The curtain comes down on the DANNY KYLE OPEN STAGE 25th anniversary celebrations at Celtic Connections this evening. The showcase event, produced and presented by Liz Clark, is on at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – and you can listen, live, at 5 pm. Once again, ‘The Dannys’ have been a resounding success with excellent […]

ARCHIE FISHER’S songs are like a warm fire on a cold night and never fail to bring joy. His outstanding skills on the guitar, complemented by his gentle vocals and excellent stories, made for an entertaining and enjoyable concert. Archie told us that the guitar he was using on stage had not been played on […]

  The DANNY KYLE OPEN STAGE 25th anniversary celebrations at Celtic Connections have now reached the second last day. Four more great acts are taking part in today’s show, produced and presented by Liz Clark, from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – and you can listen, live, at 5 pm. This is another a great […]

  The DANNY KYLE OPEN STAGE 25th anniversary celebrations are entering the last three days of shows, produced and presented by Liz Clark. You can listen to the latest, live from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, at 5 pm today. It’s a great chance to enjoy Tomorrow’s Talent Today. Appearing this evening are: CHRIS FOX […]

From the explosive, opening number through to the incredible finale with everyone on stage and the audience on its feet, this was an amazing performance. We first encountered Carlos Nuñez when we interviewed him in Galicia, a lifetime or so ago. We’ve followed his musical career ever since. Here he was joined by his brother, […]


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