Day Two 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
The Barber Sisters – Derbyshire – Listen Again
Three sisters from Derbyshire with a love of Scottish Folk Music, with violin lessons from age 5 the sisters attended Folkworks Sumer Schools and their path was set!. They gig locally as well as going to folk clubs and festivals through England. Their reputation growing so much that they were shortlisted for BBC Young Folk Awards last year
(Traditional Arts and Music in Lanarkshire) – Listen Again
Recently set up to provide community access to a traditional Scottish and Irish repertoire in son music and traditional instruments. Tuition and performance opportunities are available for anyone over 5! Takes place in The Fitzgerald School of Music
Tannara – Scotland – Listen Again
Teuchters at heart, their music stems from a collective love of playing trad music. Formed in late 2014, Tannara was initially intended as an outlet for their own compositions. Over subsequent months, their music has grown to reflect their varied individual musical experiences. Resulting in giging at Stonehaven Folk Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Summer Isles Festival, and Nordland Festival, as well as a host of venues and folk clubs. They hope to have a CD out this year !
Becca Skeoch / Cameron Ross / Joseph Peach / Owen Sinclair
Neil Thompson – Crieff – Listen Again
Neil began writing and performing in the late 90’s in the Glasgow scene with his very successful ‘ Judy Circus’ Gigging locally and at festivals. Neil toured extensively especially on the Scottish Folk Festival circuit also as a solo artist. Neil had a break from performing when he moved to Crieff but is back out there now and has an album ‘Lost between Sea and Sky’
Craig Allan – Perth – Listen Again
Singer songwriter based in the heart of Perthshire , Performing regularly in Local Folk clubs Perthshire Amber open mic. Has been writing my own songs for around twelve years. For the past five years has enjoyed developing his own perspective on traditional Scottish folk songs. And is now working on an album of music to celebrate the life and writings of the Local Poet Robert Nicol who lived a short but productive life in the eighteen hundreds.
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