Today’s Festival Fling is supporting the St Patricks Festival in Glasgow 5 to 17 March 2013.
Today (Saturday 9 March) I bring you Cathal McConnell & Duncan Wood with a selection of
rarely heard Scottish & Irish melodies from the Gow, Goodman and other Collections.
And from last years St Patricks Festival some of the Glasgow Comhaltas/Irish Minstrels final concert which should get your feet tapping for this years festival
leading up to the Glasgow Irish Community Showcase concert in conjunction with Glasgow City Council.
Appearing for the first time during the Glasgow St. Patrick”s Festival having sold out their Celtic Connections 2013 concert to rave reviews, will be the “GLASGOW IRISH COLLECTIVE” featuring newly crowned BBC Scotland Young Musician Paddy Callaghan .
Featuring some of the best Irish musicians to have grown up in Glasgow including St Rochs schooled quartet Peter Webster, BBC Radio Scotland Musician of the Year 2013 Paddy Callaghan, Roisin Anne Hughes and Patricia McArdle with the sublime talents Wakes trio Paul Sheridan, Christopher James and Chris Cruickshank this is a collaberation not to be missed.
They will be joined on the night by a host of local acts including The McLaughlin School of Irish Dance, Irish Minstrels CCE, St.James the Great CCE and more TBC.
See you at the Festival! Liz.
If you miss the programme you can listen to it on Catch Up – available for the next 30 days after broadcast.