Celtic Music Radio is gearing up for the ninth year of live coverage of Celtic Connections when the annual winter music festival starts on Thursday 16 January.
Celtic Music Radio will be based in the same venue as last year at Adelaide’s, 209 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HZ from Friday 17 January daily, except Sundays, from 10.00am until the end of the Danny Kyle Open Stage at 6.00pm.
Each day from 10.00am there will be special live guests and sessions by artists appearing at Celtic Connections and from local Glasgow singers and songwriter and others from all parts of the UK who have travelled to Glasgow to take part in Celtic Connections.
Following on from a very successful collaboration in 2013, Audio Technology students will be manning the outside broadcast facilities at Adelaide’s church which allow Celtic Music Radio to broadcast interviews, live sessions and the famous Danny Kyle Open Stage over the two weeks of the festival. Around 15 students from all four years of the BSc(Hons) Audio Technology with Electronics to gain valuable hands on experience at the world’s largest Celtic music festival.
And at 4.00pm, Liz Clark will introduce tomorrow’s talent today on the Danny Kyle Open Stage.
The late Danny Kyle was a passionate supporter of traditional music and a constant campaigner for its revival in Scotland. Each night on the Open Stage at Adelaide’s, new musical talent is given the chance to shine under the Celtic Connections spotlight and the six of the best acts win through to the final Showcase Concert.
The Open Stage is compered by Danny’s close friend and Celtic Music Radio presenter Liz Clark and is live on Celtic Music Radio from 4.00pm each day (except Sundays).
Celtic Music Radio will also be out and about at other venues and concerts recording for future transmission.
Presenters will be reviewing concerts and gigs and these reviews will be published on this website and the e-Newsletter. Sign-up here to get your free copy of the Celtic Music Radio Newsletter in your mailbox.
Listen to Celtic Connections 2014 coverage on Celtic Music Radio in the Glasgow area on 1530 kHz AM; on DAB digital radio in Ayrshire and parts of Glasgow and also in the Midlands and South of England, South Wales by selecting the Pop Up radio service. You can also Listen Live via this website and also on all mobile devices including iPhone, iPad and tablets.
Celtic Connections 2014, daily from Friday 17 January 10.00am to 6.00pm (except Sundays).