Celtic Music Radio Archives

Colin Hay Interview with Eva Lees

Colin Hay joined Eva Lees on Coffee With A Danish on Monday 3rd April 2017

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Carol Beckwith Session

Carol Beckwith gabs and plays some tunes on Thank Folk It’s Friday 20th May 2016

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Daniel Gillespie - Oban Live 2016

Daniel Gillespie of Skerryvore talking about Oban Live 2016

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MG ALBA CEO Donald Campbell talks to Ceól ’s Craic Iseabail Murray

Tha MG ALBA, a’ cumail sreath de choinneamhan poblach a’ sìreadh bheachdan choimhearsnachdan air feadh Alba mun t-slighe air adhart airson craoladh na Gàidhlig. Air Diardaoin 5 Mart aig Coffee & Craic, 74 Sràid Elderslie, Finnieston, Glaschu bha Ard Oifigear MG Alba, Dòmhnall Caimbeul agus Manaidsear Margaidheachd MG Alba, Murchadh Moireasdan an làthair.

The Gaelic Media Service is undertaking a series of public meetings seeking the views of communities throughout Scotland on the future of Gaelic broadcasting.

On Thursday 5 March 2015 at Coffee & Craic, 74 Elderslie Street, Finneston, Glasgow, MG Alba Chief Executive Donald Campbell attended and had an interview with Ceól ’s Craic Ishbel Murray. Also at the meeting was Murdo Morrison, Marketing Manager, MG Alba.

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The Electric Gardens, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow West End - interview with Michael Dale, West End Festival director on Thursday 22 January 2015.

The West End Festival presents ‘The Electric Gardens’, a spectacular light and sound experience at the Botanic Gardens in the west end of Glasgow Running from Friday, 23 January to Sunday, 15 February 2015.

Bob McWilliam caught up with Michael Dale, director, West End Festival to talk about the event and how it transforms the Botanic Gardens.

The Electric Gardens experience is a walking tour, through the darkened upper Botanic Gardens with dramatic lighting, sound effects and music. The tour concludes in the stunning Kibble Palace.

From 5.30-8.30pm every day, tours will start every half hour, taking around 45 minutes. The natural characteristics of the Botanic Gardens means the experience is fully accessible to all.

Michael Dale, West End Festival director said: “We’re delighted to give this new event the go-ahead.

“At this quiet time of year, it’s nice to have something to look forward to, and this gives people from across Glasgow the opportunity to plan an evening in the west end, taking in The Electric Gardens as well as taking advantage of the fantastic restaurants and bars in the area.

“While The West End Festival runs in June every year, we are expanding our operations into the winter months and so this event is something different, an opportunity to see the iconic and well-loved Botanic Gardens in a different light!”

Tickets are available online at: http://www.westendfestival.co.uk/ and also from Òran Mór at the top of Byres Road in the west end of Glasgow.

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BBC Alba Festive Season 2014 programme highlights

BBC Alba with MG Alba presented their Festive Season 2014 programme highlights at BBC Alba, Pacific Quay, Glasgow on Wednesday 17 December 2014.

Bob McWilliam had a chat with Margaret Mary Murray, Head of BBC Alba about the television channel’s Christmas and New Year offering to viewers and listeners to Celtic Music Radio 95FM.

Highlights include a year in the life of Gaelic band Mànran. The programme lives through the ups and downs of life on the road and you can see how the lads cope with managing themselves as they deal with everything from booking gigs, organising transport, selling merchandise and the elusive ‘sharpies’! Produced by Demus Productions for BBC Alba. Christmas Day 10.00pm.

BBC Alba is on channel 8 plus Sky channel 143, FreeSat 110, Virgin Media cable 188 and at bbc.co.uk/iplayer

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Stella Reilly in conversation with Colin MacDonald on Folkal Point

Insights into the musical life and times of talented Scots singer-songwriter Stella Reilly are on offer when Stella came into the Folkal Point studio to chat to Colin MacDonald for the programme on Thursday 17 July.

Just 20, the fair maid of Perth is currently studying psychology at the University of Edinburgh while also pursuing a musical career that first began when she was just 13. Listen and find out more about Stella Reilly.

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Stewart Fenwick interviews Heather Dickson

On Sunday 6 July 2014 edition of Stewart Fenwick’s Celtic Country, Stewart talked live in studio 1 with Heather Dickson, a singer from Fife, who has teamed up with Texan songwriter Terri Sharp, for her new single, “Eventually”.

Heather has recently been in Texas shooting a video for the song, alongside Texas fiddle legend Bobby Flores. Check out the Behind The Scenes video of the shoot.

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