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The hugely respected and internationally admired, Peggy Seeger, is Ian Oliphant’s extra special guest on the Lunchtime Selection this week – Wednesday, May 3 from midday. Peggy, a member of the North American musical Seeger family, is a singer of traditional Anglo-American songs, plays six instruments and has recorded 23 solo albums, and participated directly […]

The station’s newest presenter, Ian Kidd, is rarin’ to go with his show, THE CEILIDH KIDD, for the first time this weekend (Sunday, April 30.) He plans to deliver “braw music and fun to get your sausages sizzling” on Sunday mornings. “We’ll have great tunes, singsongs, a chance to learn some Gaelic and the odd […]

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 […]

A Celtic Music Radio fund raiser, organised by top musician Joe Quinn and The Doghouse Open Mic Lockdown Session, takes place on Sunday, May 7 at The Clutha in Glasgow, starting at 2 pm. Almost 30 acts have been lined up for what can be rightly termed a musical extravaganza lasting more than eight hours. […]

The 48th Girvan Traditional Folk Festival gets under way later this week (April 28) and Auntie Liz Clark is focusing on it on her show today (Tuesday, April 25) at 8 pm. She will be chatting with Kin and Paul McKenna, who are on the opening night line-up – on Friday, April 28 – as […]

Today’s Festival Fling with Auntie Liz Clark is taking a look ahead to the excellent festivals coming our way. And joining her will be festival favourites, Pappa Shandy & The Drams, who celebrated their 10th anniversary in style in their beloved Kitty O’Shea’s in Glasgow – a standing room only gig but with space for […]

A five-year wait for Ímar’s third album is over and the result is hugely gratifying. All five band members are now based in Glasgow but they have musical backgrounds encompassing England, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland and on Awakening they flourish with a collection they clearly loved creating. The album’s emphasis is on […]

Claire Cordeaux and other members of the psychedelic Celtic folk fusion band, Aartwork will be joining Fiona McNeill on her show this evening (Tuesday, April 18.) Among the topics to be discussed will be their latest EP, which is titled “Devil’s Dancefloor.” • Celtic & Folk Fusions: Aartwork with Fiona McNeill – 6 pm to […]

Hugh Taylor presents his first show, FolknStuff this week on Celtic Music Radio (Tuesday, April 18) between 4 and 6 pm. Hugh’s an experienced broadcaster – and journalist – having started broadcasting 38 years ago with the Westfolk Show on West Sound Radio. He freelanced for the BBC and this included producing a series of […]

Matthew Gibb’s debut release is a solid demonstration of what the right mix of dedication and plenty of talent can yield in the tough music business. All The Words I Made For You comprises seven tracks from a young, self-taught, musician who is determined to create special songs. Matthew, who has busked on the streets […]

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