Busy Schedule at Celtic Fest in Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland – On January 12th, The Celtic Connections festival begins with
14 events taking place across Glasgow. as a prelude, over 100 torchbearers were
piped to the steps of The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall from George Square.
Fire-eaters on June 11th.

Thursday 12 January 2006 Schedule-11.00am Schools’ Concert with
Le
Vent du Nord
and special guests

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: the Main Auditorium, 2 Sauchiehall St, G2. Free
on application from the Box Office


-01.00pm Iain Anderson in Conversation


The Piping Centre

30-34 McPhater St, G4

£1- tickets available from the Box Office

BBC Radio Scotland’s Iain Anderson interviews sports personality Bob Crampsey,
author and director of the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Dr Elspeth King and
Glasgow chef John Quigley.


-02.30pm Celtic Music Radio Live

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall

2 Sauchiehall St, G2

Free – just turn up!


-05.00pm Danny Kyle’s Open Stage with Gibb Todd – The 2005 Winners

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall

2 Sauchiehall St, G2

Free – just turn up!

Last year’s open stage winners—Breabach, Cold Night Song,

Cushtie
, Jillian
Isbister,
Troy
MacGillivray
,

Newroz
and
Lori
Watson
3—will be reunited to kick
off this year’s Danny Kyle Open Stage, hosted in fine style by the incomparable
Gibb Todd and Liz Clarke.


-06.00pm Festival Folk with
Aly
Bain

The Piping Centre

30-34 McPhater St, G4

£1- tickets available from the Box Office

Festival personalities talk informally about their life and career in music,
followed by your chance to ask any burning questions.


-07.30pm “Heel to Toe” with

Séamus Begley
& Jim Murray

with special guests
Celtic
Fiddle Festival
and Blas

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: the Main Auditorium

2 Sauchiehall St, G2

£14, £12- tickets available from the Box Office


-07.45pm Songs of Scotland, Glasgow

hosted by
Doris
Rougvie
with Stramash

Universal Folk Club

Sauchiehall Lane, G2

£8.50 – tickets available from the Box Office


-08.00pm The
Chris
Stout
Quintet & John McSherry’s At First Light

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite

2 Sauchiehall St, G2

£14- tickets available from the Box Office


-08.00pm Master & Apprentice –
Maeve
MacKinnon
& Mairi MacInnes with Darren
MacLean & Arthur Cormack

The Piping Centre

30-34 McPhater St, G4

£10 – tickets available from the Box Office


-08.00pm
The
Levellers
, acoustic, with special guests
Téada

The Arches

253 Argyle St, G2

£16- tickets available from the Box Office


-08.00pm Le Vent du Nord with special guest Troy McGillivary

Tron Theatre

63 Trongate, G1

£12.50 – tickets available from the Box Office


10.30pm Festival Club – Opening Night with
Gibb
Todd

The Holiday Inn – City West

Bothwell St, G2

£3.50 – tickets available from the Box Office

Author: World Music Central News Department

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