The Burrell Collection is commissioning new ambient audio works that seek to respond to the building, its collection and its surroundings. Final pieces will be able to be experienced by visitors onsite on their mobile devices through the Bloomberg Connects app, or enjoyed off-site. Each piece should draw inspiration from The Burrell Collection museum itself […]
Showcase Scotland 2024
From Showcase Scotland Expo Hi all, We hope you are well and that everyone is making it through this busy year of catching up with lots of live shows. We are now planning the 24th edition of Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections which will take place between the 24th and 28th of January 2024. It was amazing […]
Gies A Scots Poem Day, This Friday 9th June!
In a new development to #GiesAScotsPhraseDay which we have held the last 2 years we are instigating a wee change. #GiesAScotsPoemDay will be on Friday 9th June and it’s really braw that we are partnering with the Scottish Poetry Library to make it even better! As ever we are asking everyone to write / record / video […]
Rachel Walker and Aaron Jones announce “Despite the Wind and Rain” tour.
Renowned Gaelic singer Rachel Walker and acclaimed accompanist, singer and member of the band Old Blind Dogs, Aaron Jones are thrilled to unveil the Scottish tour dates for their highly anticipated duo tour, “Despite the Wind and Rain”. The tour will take them across Scotland, celebrating the achievements of under-recognised women in Scottish history.The tour dates […]
After school music clubs start across the Highlands thanks to new funding for Fèis Rois
Children and young people across the Highlands will have the opportunity to learn about traditional music from Scotland and around the world in a new series of after school music clubs.Dingwall-based arts organisation, Fèis Rois, is running four brand new after school music clubs in Alness Academy, Craighill Primary School, Park Primary School and Ullapool […]
Tiree Music Festival Returns this year!
Tiree Music Festival (TMF), known for its beautiful scenery, iconic beachfront and world-class line-ups, will return for its 12th edition between Friday 7 – Sunday 9 July 2023. This year’s roster of local, Scottish and international talent will see the legendary Scottish rock group Wet Wet Wet headline the multi-award winning festival, thrilling Tiree crowds for the first […]
Countdown to Glasgow’s newest festival is on as family and foodie activity unveiledLid lifted on final details for Scottish music celebration The Reeling
The countdown to Glasgow’s newest summertime festival is on, as final preparations for The Reeling get underway and a raft of activity for families and foodies is unveiled. Thousands of Scottish music fans have snapped up tickets for what will be the biggest single weekend of traditional music in the Central Belt, set at Glasgow’s Rouken Glen […]
Fractured by Lucie Hendry
Scottish lever harpist Lucie Hendry is set to release her debut album Land of Eden on Friday 16th June. A refreshing interpretation of Scottish folk music with Nordic jazz influences, the record sheds a new light on the impressive versatility of the lever harp, with up-beat tempos, unexpected rhythms and layers of musical texture. Lucie […]
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No. 253
Hi there, Ciamar a tha sibh? What’s happening? Thanks again for continuing to listen to our podcast packed full of great Scottish trad music! I’ve loved making this yet again. I feel so lucky to be in the middle of a music scene that is so exciting and prolific. Please tell your friends about this […]
BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2024 Open for Entries
Today BBC Scotland launches their search for the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2024. If you are a singer or instrumentalist aged between 16 and 27 with a passion for traditional music, you can apply now and you could win this prestigious title, an additional recording session with BBC Radio Scotland, a performance at the […]