Many congratulations to all those who took part in The Danny Kyle Open Stage this year – absolutely fantastic!
But there can be only six Finalists and here they are – they will play in Adelades today, Saturday 2 February from 4.00 to 6.00pm.
PLEASE NOT THAT THIS IS SOLD OUT but you can listen in live on Celtic Music Radio on 1530AM and online.
Gria – From Glasgow www.facebook.com/GriaBand
Hailing from Shetland, Orkney, Lewis & Northumberland this recently formed band – have a cultural mi combining Gaelic and Scots and English traditions.
Gemma Telfer/Lana Eiaine Thomson/Louise Bicham / Ceitlin L.R. Smith.
Graham Low and Jack Kirkpatrick
These accomplished young musicians from Orkney wowed everyone on the Open Stage at the Orkney Folk Festival. Graham also takes part in ‘The Gathering’ . They come down from Orkney to play for you today.
Taylor & Leigh – From Edinburgh www.soundcloud.com/Talorandleigh
A blend of Nu-Folk-Country Blues and blisteringly hot play across the length and breadth of the UK, their music has also been used to promote Ken Loch’s film ‘Aye Fond Kiss’.
Beldina Odenyo singer songwriter, originally from Kenya now resident in Glasgow goes under the name of Genesse and brings her culture and travels to us in her poems and song.
Mulk – Aberdeen www.facebook.com/mulkx
Harry Gorski- Brown, Hayden Hook and Finlay Jamieson make up this trio, bringing a fusions of gypsy , jazz, folk, improvisation, classical, fund and world ! With their
own compositions make up this new and vibrant trio.
Elliot Morris www.elliottmorris.co.uk/
The 23 year-old singer-songwriter from Lincolnshire began playing electric guitar when he was 11, but launched his solo set at 17, just a year after starting to explore the possibilities of the acoustic instrument! Playing at many English Festivals in 2012.
Recording of their original performance
Once again many, many congratulations to the Danny Finalists and to all who took part
Any enquires please forward them to me –
Liz Clark – Co-ordinator and Presenter of The Danny Kyle Open Stage on behalf of Celtic Connections firstname.lastname@example.org
Doors open at 3.30pm with entry to Hall after sound checks.