We are so proud of our ain Auntie Liz Clark. For today she was inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame! From that website: Though she was born in Rutherglen, it was growing up around the traditions of the North-East of Scotland is what gave rise to Liz Clark’s passion for traditional music. As a young girl she’d go down to the Kippering sheds … [Read more...] about Liz Clark Inducted into the Trad Hall of Fame!
Freereelin join our house concert series on Friday 9th June. Freereelin’ are a 3-piece ceilidh band of experienced musicians whose passion is for great music, energy and fun. They are all multi-instrumentalists, our most common line-up being fiddle (Lesley Thompson), guitar (Davy Lees) and percussion (Stuart McQueen). They provide ceilidh music, performance sets or … [Read more...] about Freereelin – Friday 9th June
From 2pm on Sunday 19th March, we celebrate Matt McGinn with a programme featuring exclusive interveiws and rare tracks. As daughter Shonagh writes: There's a time and a place for everything. Matt McGinn's time was 1928 to 1977; his place was Glasgow. He was working class and of Irish descent. Time, place, class and genes combined to make this unique man. His time is … [Read more...] about Matt McGinn – Special Programme Sunday 19th March
Missed the Danny Kyle Open Stage? You can catch up with all the acts here! … [Read more...] about Danny Kyle Catch-Up
Celtic Music Radio 95FM is planning an unrivalled Festival of Music during Celtic Connections 2017. Our programmes will include live, up-close-and-personal sessions from international acts as well the best musicians Glasgow and other parts of the country have to offer. We will be featuring new and upcoming bands plus headline artists appearing at Celtic … [Read more...] about Celtic Music Radio 95FM, the Spirit and Soul of Celtic Connections
It was a triumph for traditional music tonight (Saturday 3rd December), as Hands Up for Trad celebrated the 14th year of the prestigious MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards with a glittering ceremony held in the Caird Hall, Dundee. Full list of winners below. Broadcast live on BBC ALBA, BBC Radio Scotland and globally through the BBC ALBA website, the distinguished awards saw … [Read more...] about Winners Announced For MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016
A great way to support Celtic Music Radio is to shop on Amazon using our link There are lots of great deals during the Amazon Black Friday Sale. If you purchasing through our link, Celtic Music Radio receives a small percentage commission. It costs you nothing! So, if you plan to do your Christmas shopping through Amazon, follow our link and support your favourite … [Read more...] about Amazon Black Friday
This week's Album of the Week is Linen from Carol Fieldhouse "Carol is in the great tradition of English-Art Folk songwriters. Nick Drake, Sandy Denny, Kate Bush are all in her world, although her world encompasses other spheres too including dance and cinema. I look forward to the first Carol Fieldhouse album and the joy of sharing it with other music lovers." David … [Read more...] about Carol Fieldhouse – Linen