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Four-time World Champion piper Kyle Warren’s stirring new album, Relentless, is an exciting and mostly up-tempo collection. Produced by Stevie Lawrence, who plays various instruments and composed and played guitar on solo track, A Leap in The Dark, the stirring offering features a host of guest musicians – Jack Smedley (of Rura, on fiddle); Adam Brown (guitar); Craig Muirhead (piano); James Lindsay (bass); Scott MacK (percussion); Leon Thorne (saxophone); David Riddell (trumpet); Scott Wood (keyboards) and Glen […]

Two more talented musicians will be guests today (Monday May 28) on John Joe MacNeil’s show.Kevin Meehan, from County Dublin, is a trailblazer in the modern Trad Scene. Only in his 20s he has already become a master of the whistle and flute pushing the instruments to their limits and taking them in a new […]

Celtic Music Radio is welcoming the Godfather of Rock, Tom Russell to its broadcasting team. With a celebrated 40-year career in radio, Tom will present a two-hour show every Thursday from 10 pm to midnight, starting this week (June 2.) “It will be great to be back on air again,” said Tom. “While Zeppelin, Skynyrd […]

Glasgow-based musician, producer and songwriter R Kidd is Ian Oliphant’s guest this week (Monday, May 23) on the Afternoon Selection at 2 pm. He has written two albums over lockdown and resumed playing grass root gigs since venues opened up, post pandemic, and is hoping to gig in France and Germany at some stage. Originally […]

Fiddler and singer-songwriter Hannah Read met banjo player Michael Starkey at an Appalachian old-time session in Edinburgh in late 2019. The moment they first struck up a tune together it was clear there was an immediate meeting of musical minds – a dynamic fiddle and banjo duo, playing repertoire deep from the old-time tradition as […]

Glasgow-based folk musician, RORY MATHESON will be the opening hour guest on John Joe MacNeil’s live show this week (Monday, May 23) from 6 pm. With Graham Rorie, Rory released the album, ‘We Have Won The Land,’ a former Album of the Week on Celtic Music Radio. It is a rousing trad collection inspired by […]

Classical, folk and jazz duo, Roo and Neil will launch their debut album ‘Homelands’ at Singl-end Café and Bakehouse in Glasgow this week (Friday 27th May.) The event is part of Scotland on Tour, the exciting initiative to support the recovery of Scotland’s live music industry. Glasgow-based Roo Geddes and Neil Sutcliffe create original music […]

Eabhal, one of the country’s most talked-about young bands, will be guests on The Bothy Society this weekend – Saturday, May 21, from 8 pm. They will be chatting about their highly anticipated second album, ‘Aisling,’ their musical influences, and new tracks will feature on the playlist. Eabhal formed as a band while all five […]

One of Celtic Music Radio’s longest-serving presenters will be back on air again later this week (Friday, May 20). Mike Dillon is resuming his late-night Friday show, Singers and Songwriters, at the station’s new studios in the Braehead Centre, one of Scotland’s premier shopping malls. Due to the pandemic, Mike was unable to broadcast but […]

Two talented artists – ANDREW WAITE and IONA LANE – will be joining John Joe MacNeil on his show today (Monday, May 16.) Andrew is an accordion player and composer from the Scottish borders, who plays in bands such as Dallahan, Fourth Moon and Eliza Carthy’s Wayward Band. His music is rooted in Scottish, Irish […]


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