Hands Up For Trad wid like tae hae yer company at the third ‘Hall O Fame Dinner’ on Friday 24th October at The Oran Mor, Glesga when they will pay tribute tae this year’s inductees. Ivery year, Hands Up For Trad gies honour tae a wheen o the guid folk wha, ower the years, hae […]
An ambitious new cross-form, Scots-Canadian site specific production based on the inspiring life and music of one of Scotland’s most innovative, pioneering and influential musicians; the tragically late Martyn Bennett. Directed by multi-award winning director Cora Bissett (Olivier award winning RoadKill, Creative Scotland award winning ‘Whatever gets You through the Night’ and bold new political […]
We are very lucky that as part of Trad Fest Edinburgh, The Scottish Storytelling Centre has agreed to show our Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame Exhibition. It is definitely worth visiting the fabulous Scottish Storytelling Centre. As well as lots of great events over Trad Fest and the rest of the year you can […]
I just paid a visit to the 40th anniversary exhibition of Girvan Folk Festival at Celtic Connections (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall). There are loads of great pictures, weel kent faces and not so well weel kent (for a youngster like me!). They’ve all been really well framed and well designed. If you get a chance […]
Kenny Hadden provided me with this great newspaper clipping from journalist Alistair Clark of Boys of the Lough (Cathal McConnell, Robin Morton, Dick Gaughan and Aly Bain) circa 1972. Have a read!!