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 […]
At the moment we are just finalising the 2014 Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame. One of the best jobs is phoning the inductees and telling them we would like to induct them to the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame and is it ok! I get to chat to so many people hearing about […]
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 […]
Thanks to Will Robertson for sending us information about the Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame (Ontario, Canada) which has run since 2003. Glengarry County has a wealth of Celtic heritage. One thing lacking, however, has been a form of recognition for those talented individuals who make up Glengarry’s rich Celtic culture. Recently, this void […]
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!!
That’s all the biogs and photos up on our Hall of Fame website http://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/hall-of-fame/inductees/. Some really interesting texts and photos from Jim Gilchrist and Louis DeCarlo. Check them out. There are still tickets available for Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame Dinner on the 11th October. We’re getting close to 100 for dinner so why […]
Thanks for filling in the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame Dinner Menu. We will see you 7.30pm for 8pm on the 11th October, Oran Mor, Byres Rd Glasgow G12 8QX, tel 0141 357 6200.
…in Oran Mor, Glasgow on Friday 11th October. Have you got your ticket yet? I’m really looking forward to hearing all the performers.. Don’t forget if you buy a tickets you will hear Dick Gaughan, Kenna Campbell, Maureen Jelks and Paddy Callaghan. All the 2013 inductees will be there as well. If you have ever […]
We are very pleased that The Saltire Society are sponsoring the 2013 Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame again. Here’s some of information about them. The Saltire Society was founded in 1936 to improve the quality of life in Scotland and restore the country to its proper place as a creative force in Europe. It […]
As the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame starts to move into gear for 2013 it’s important that we still continue to stress that the tradition still needs to be passed on to the next generation. We can all look at YouTube, iTunes, Spotify etc and see many of our great singers and musicians playing […]