Day Seven of The Danny Kyle Open Stage at The Spree Festival in Paisley Thursday 20 th October
Broadcast live on Celtic Music Radio 95FM & DAB – from 5-6pm from The Speigletent, Gilmour Street, Paisley
Bernadette Collier – Glasgow
Bernadette is a singer songwriter who is well known and respected in the folk scene. From running some of the best singaround nights in Glasgow over the years, encouraging up and coming artists. Champion of many a fundraising event she makes sure that the music gets out there. She is a favourite at folk clubs and sessions throughout Scotland and is also a recognised artist as well
Bill Hughes – Glasgow
Bill Has been playing music since he was a teenager. Played in various bands and toured the UK. Supported bands such as, Marmalade; Tremeloes; Ivy League and the Searchers. Now ‘retired’ he is ‘ enjoying a refreshed impetus on music, where I am playing some selected gigs with friends and I am writing material, mainly for fun’. Is hoping to record some of his own songs soon!Some of Hismain musical influences have been Neil Young, the Eagles, Crosby, Stills & Nash, James Taylor, Jackson Browne and Vince Gill, to name a few.!
Gina Graham – Bishopbriggs
Joined on stage will be John Graham and Jim Jack
Gina Graham started singing in folk clubs in 1966 as a solo artist and in 1968 became a member of the Nova Scotia Folk Group who successfully toured the UK and Ireland as well as securing 2 x 6 month contracts as the resident folk group in The Folk Tavern, Lloret de Mar. In 1970 Gina and Tommy Malarkey put together and organised a number of folk artists such as Danny Kyle, The McCalmans, The Clutha and others to travel together and perform at the Utrecht Folk Festival. Gina and Tommy moved to Liberia, Africa in 1972 where they, as well as working, sang for community events as well as radio and The Caledonian Society. Since returning from Africa Gina has continued her love of music through various methods like singing and bringing music into her community by organising events. Gina is the founder member and organiser of Nova Scotia Folk Club as well as Music Convener.
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