Frankie Farrell was one of the original managed Acts in Scotland having appeared on Opportunity Knocks and several TV and Radio shows here in the UK and abroad. Frankie has appeared in all major theatres In Scotland as well as the Royal Albert Hall in London. Frankie is one of the most successful acts in Scotland with great positive feedback wherever he performed.
Nico Ev is a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she gained a Bachelors in Music Education with Honours in 2010.
A very popular and highly accomplished live performer, Nico has over 10 years of experience in the live entertainment industry.
A firm favourite in the Glasgow music scene, Nico has carved out her place by hosting regular music nights, and using her nights to showcase local talent.
Nico joins Celtic Music Radio sitting in for Nikki Lyle. Tune in Monday's from 12 noon
I have been involved in hoochter teuchter music since I was at school, spending many years playing in pipe bands in villages and towns all round Scotland. Many weekend afternoons were happily spent marching behind horses and carts in the rain, eating chips on coaches, fending off midges and heroically navigating through crowds of drunken tourists and locals at the annual Cowal Games in Dunoon with my sporran intact.
Having been a huge radio fan all my life, I’m now looking forward to stripping your willows for you on Sunday mornings.
Bob Liddle is a musician from Kelso, his main instrument being accordion but also plays guitar, bass, keyboards and drums and is also a piper with Kelso Pipe Band. Having started playing in bands at the age of 14 with the late well-known Frankie Mallen’s band “The Border Wanderers” from Kelso, Bob started his own band “The Ace Of Clubs” which played very successfully throughout the Borders in the 70s and 80s. More recently Bob plays solo throughout the area doing both ceilidh and modern music with accordion, guitar and vocals and also is the leader of the “Blackthorne Ceilidh Band”, which includes accordionist Charlie McIntee from Kelso and fiddler Louise Douglas from Stow. Bob has also 4 CDs to his name, the most recent “Softly Flows The Tweed” and thereafter “Kale Water” having both been exclusively written by Bob and both CDs being nominated in the top 6 at their respective yearly Accordion & Fiddle Awards Ceremonies. Bob is a relative new-comer to radio presenting, his “Bob Liddle’s Box and Fiddle Show” is less than a year old.
Classically trained in piano and cello from an early age, I hungered for melody and song, finding my voice and picking up other instruments along the way – anything that could sing. Music lives in me and through me. In fact, I believe that we are all the very music of life – breathing, beating- hearted glorious things! To this day, I do not know what is more beautiful – the song itself or the rich afterglow of the following silence.
Tom Russell is rightly known as “The Godfather of Rock”. His broadcasting career began when Richard Park invited him to Radio Clyde (1981 – 2006) where he hosted the long running Friday Night Rock Show. In this time he interviewed many of the greats Ozzy, Bon Jovi, Iron Maiden, Metallica to name a few. Jay Crawford then invited him as first choice […]