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The strong, shared musical vision of award-winning Scottish band, Old Blind Dogs, shines and sparkles on their latest release, Knucklehead Circus. Created during lockdown, it’s their 14th album ahead of them celebrating thirty energetic years on the road in 2022.Knucklehead Circus reveals their trademark uplifting and energetic styles, based on traditional folk but straying boldly […]

THE Bothy Society, one of the newest shows on the station, will welcome Glasgow-based folk singer/songwriter, Lewis McLaughlin as a guest this week (Saturday, November 27.) Nominated in Trad Video of the Year sponsored by Threads of Sound in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 202, Lewis will be talking about the album he’s […]

Findlay Napier is one of Scotland’s finest singer-songwriters with sparkling songs that are full of earthy humour, hopeless love and biting satire. So we are grateful when he delivers new offerings though he freely admits his fourth album – It Is What It Is – certainly wasn’t planned. “I hadn’t intended to make an album, […]

Isle of Skye-based native Gaelic speaker, Bekah MacLeod (Bekah NicLeòid) begins a six-part conversation series this week (Thursday, November 11) on Celtic Music Radio while John Joe Macneil takes a well-earned break from presenting Sona le Seonaidh (Happy with John). Bekah will be chatting in Gaelic to leading lights from the world of Celtic and […]

One of Celtic Music Radio’s newest presenters is in the running for the Citty Finlayson Scots Singer of the Year Award. Cameron Nixon, our youngest volunteer, has been nominated in this category, which is sponsored by Traditional Music and Song Association in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2021. Aberdeen-born Cameron is an accomplished […]

This captivating album by Glenfinnan-based harpist, Ingrid Henderson, is an absorbing musical exploration of ocean currents, migration and environmental impact while celebrating our incredible marine life, and strong cultural connections. The romantic notion of casting a message into the ocean and allowing fate, the currents, wind and nature to guide the journey and decide its […]

Stonehaven Folk Club’s Sense of the Place celebrates in style the culture, heritage and songs of the North-East. With award-winning folk musicians involved each of the ten tracks has a grounding in the coastal communities’ strip from Findon to St Cyrus and deftly explores what it is like to live on the fringes, the margins, […]

We are pleased to be broadcasting a special show on Friday, August 20 in memory of our fellow volunteer and dear friend, Allan Broom, who died earlier this month. An early edition of The Broom Cupboard that we’ve found in our files will air between 11 and 1 pm, highlighting Allan’s warm style and knowledge […] turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause. Just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising, then shop as normal. Retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”. Just click on the logo below to support Celtic Music Radio. Many thanks. There’s over 5,962 retailers to choose from […]

Càirdeas – meaning “kinship/friendship” in Scottish and Irish Gaelic – by Brian Ó hEadhra and Fiona NicChoinnich – is our new album of the week. Càirdeas is a celebration of family, friends, languages and cultures spanning Scotland, Ireland and Canada and all of the songs reflect that joyously. This is Highland-based duo Brian and Fiona’s […]

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