Day Eight of this years Danny Kyle Open Stage broadcast live by Celtic Music Radio 5-7 pm and on Catch Up
Hosted by Celtic Connections in the Exhibition Hall at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Will Purdue and The Soma – Berkshire – Listen Again
Singer/Songwriter which can be descripted as rock and country. Striving to write honest, autobiographical songs that people can relate to. Has the support of a great band, with whom he will be recording upcoming album, his first EP being released last year
Have been gigging to develop our live act, and looking forward to some great festivals in 2016, where they hope to take our music to the next level.
Will – Guitar-vocals/ Will Borune – guitar/Jade – Vocals/ Craig – Drums/
Wire & Wool – Dundee Listen Again
Dundee’s newest bluegrass group have already carved out a well-deserved place in the Scottish music scene, creating a bit of anarchy while pushing the boundaries of the bluegrass genre with blistering renditions of old favourites, plus their own cross genre material.
Alex Riach – violin-vocals/James Wright – Banjo/Mark Hand-mandolin/James Hall- Bass-cello/ Barry Nisbet – violin/ Theo Barnard – guitar / Hazel Martin – violin
Jennifer Ewan Band – Edinburgh – Listen Again
The trio blend modern Scottish folk/pop with Zydeco accordion and blues guitar, performing the songs of Jennifer Ewan as well as bringing their unique style to some traditional blues and Cajun classics. Formed at the beginning of August last year they have already played for ‘BBC at the Edinburgh Festival’ at the Edinburgh Fringe and will be featured on Brazilian TV show ‘Traveller’ to be shown on the GNT network in March 2016 and then in 140 countries worldwide.
Jennifer – vocals – guitar / Kim Tebble – Accordion-drums/ Gin Shaw – Guitar
Le Chéile (folk trio) – Manchester – Listen Again
Our trio is called ‘Le Chéile’, which comprises of following members: Awen Blandford,
Emma Masterson and Steaph Chaimbeul (from Wales, Ireland and Scotland, but currently
all studying in Manchester). Along with the application form are 3 demo recordings.
Awen Blanford- cello / Emma Masterson – violin / Steaph Chaimbeul – Clarsach
Marilla Homes – Bretforton via Australia – Listen Again
Australian solo voice-artist and songwriter Marilla Homes combines tradition and innovation with her unique voice and style. Singing mostly unaccompanied, she interweaves stories and songs from around the world with a complex simplicity, providing the audience with a guided tour of the universe with her powerful voice. A heart-warming performer with a magical voice. Prepare to be blown away, brought to tears, shout with laughter, and leave with thoughts and hopes of a better world.
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