Bill Morris sits in the Homeward Bound chair today, Tuesday 12 August from 4.00pm and he has a special guest visitor on the programme. Playing Live at the Star Club tonight in Glasgow are Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby and they will come into studio 1 live after 5.00pm for a chat and session with Bill prior to their Star gig. Cathryn Craig is from Richmond, Virginia, … [Read more...] about Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby on Homeward Bound
The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 10 May 2014 is the CD from Canadian singer-songwriter Eillen McGann with her album called Pocketful of Rhymes. Bill Morris interviewed Eileen McGann last week when she was in Glasgow to play Live at the Star on 6 May. One of Canada’s leading singer-songwriters, Eileen McGann, forms a delightful Celtic and … [Read more...] about Album of the Week: Eileen McGann ‘Pocketful of Rhymes’
On Tuesday's Homeward Bound, Bill Morris has a special guest in Eileen McGann who is in town to play Live at the Star. One of Canada’s leading singer-songwriters, Eileen McGann, forms a delightful Celtic and contemporary duo with the versatile David K. and they are in Glasgow for a concert at Live at the Star at the The Admiral, 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7D on Tuesday … [Read more...] about Canadian singer-songwriter Eileen McGann live today, Tuesday.
Mike Ritchie sits in for Bill Morris tonight at 8.00pm on Morris' Mash, the programme that features choice Americana, singer-songwriters and music from Scottish performers. Mike will be playing tracks from artists like Kevin Ayers, Elephant Revival, Gillian Welch (pictured) and Nick Cave and many others. Morris' Mash with Mike Ritchie, Monday 24 March 8.00-10.00pm. Repeat … [Read more...] about Morris’ Mash with Mike Ritchie tonight, Monday
On Homeward Bound on Tuesday 25 March from 4.00pm with Bill Morris, The Once guest on the programme for a chat and a session ahead of their gig Live at the Star in Glasgow. The Once is a folk/roots trio based out of St John's, Newfoundland, Canada and they are currently on a UK spring tour. From their beginnings as three actors who also loved to sing together, The Once has … [Read more...] about The Once on Homeward Bound, Tuesday 4.00pm
First on stage was Edinburgh based Adam Holmes And The Embers having just recorded their debut album to some acclaim. Adam, a previous member of Rura, has a pleasant voice and the arrangements from this five piece band were excellent. Their set combined songs covering such diverse subjects the dreaded Monday morning, wild women and wine and Aviemore. Where I did enjoy … [Read more...] about Review: Amadou & Mariam ‘Eclipse’, world exclusive at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Wednesday 22 January
The Alistair Hullett Tribute Night, organised by the Alistair Hullet Memorial Trust and now in its fourth year, has now become an established institution at Celtic Connections. Alistair, who sadly died on 28 January 2010, was not only a brilliant singer songwriter but also a serious activist on human rights and justice. His tribute concerts reflect this: don’t they … [Read more...] about Review: Alistair Hulett Tribute: ‘Don’t Sign Up For War’. St Andrew’s in the Square, Sunday 19 January 2014
“What a great idea to have a concert for carers” said Pat Kane when he came onto stage during this evening’s event. The number of unpaid cares in Scotland alone stands at around 650,000 - a staggering figure. This concert, organised by The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, celebrated the work of these carers with a myriad of artists who performed free of charge. … [Read more...] about Review: Letter, Life and Love Stories: Concert For Alliance Scotland at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Monday 20 January 2014