Celtic Connections Continues with Americana and Celtic Sounds

Glasgow, Scotland – Tuesday’s concerts at Celtic Connections
feature a strong presence of American artists, representing country, bluegrass,
Irish American and alternative bluegrass, as well as Scottish and Irish acts.

Tuesday January 17th Program:

11.00am Schools Concert with

Dòchas
(Scotland) and special guests
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Main Auditorium
2 Sauchiehall St, G2
Tickets 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

Daily talk with BBC Radio Scotland presenter Iain Anderson featuring discussion
with interesting local and national figures and musical interludes from festival
performers. Today’s talk brings together former MSP Mike Russell, Sunday Herald
journalist Tom Shields and Glasgow University Professor Sheila McLean.


02.30pm Celtic Music Radio Live
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall
2 Sauchiehall St, G2
Free


05.00pm Danny Kyle’s Open Stage with
Gibb
Todd

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street, G2
Free

Hosted by Danny Kyle’s good friends Gibb Todd and Liz Clark, the Open Stage
is a chance to see new musical talent as they try to win a coveted support slot
at next year’s festival – and all absolutely free.


06.00pm Festival Folk with

Joanie Madden

The Piping Centre
30-34 McPhater Street, G4
£1 – tickets available from the Box Office

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


07.30pm
Brian
Kennedy
with special guest

Daniel Lapp Trio

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Main Auditorium
2 Sauchiehall St, G2
£18, £16 – tickets available from the Box Office
on stage:

Daniel Lapp Trio
(07.30-08.20pm)
Brian
Kennedy
(08.40-10.20pm)


07.45pm Songs of Scotland, The Isle of Barra
hosted by

Ishbel MacAskill

Universal Folk Club
Sauchiehall Lane, G2
£8.50 – tickets available from the Box Office

A new venue for 2006, the intimate Universal Folk Club brings together the great
tradition bearers of Scottish Song, with each evening throughout the Festival
dedicated to the unique musical characteristics of a region of Scotland.
Representing the Isle of Barra for tonight’s session are Roddy Campbell, Maggie
MacInnes, Maeve MacKinnon and Cathy Ann McPhee.


08.00pm Master and Apprentice with

Rachel Hair
with

Laoise Kelly
& Garry Innes with

Donald Shaw

The Piping Centre
30-34 McPhater Street, G4
£10 – tickets available from the Box Office


08.00pm Country Music Association Showcase –

Dierks Bentley
and
Jace
Everett

Tron Theatre
63 Trongate, G1
£12.50 – tickets available from the Box Office
on stage:
Jace
Everett
(08.00-08.45pm)

Dierks Bentley
(09.00-10.30pm)


08.30pm

Alison Brown
Quartet with
Joe
Craven
and

Crooked Still

Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs, G1
£14 – tickets available from the Box Office
on stage:

Crooked Still
(08.30-09.20pm)

Alison Brown
Quartet (09.40-11.10pm)


10.00pm Late Night Session
Universal Folk Club
Sauchiehall Lane, G2
Free

Informal music session.


10.30pm Festival Club with
Gibb
Todd

The Holiday Inn – City West
Bothwell St, G2
£7.50 – tickets available from the Box Office

The best late-night club in the city, this is the place to keep the party going
after all the gigs are over. Rub shoulders with world famous artists as they
make special unbilled appearances alongside the best newcomers. And Doris
Rougvie hosts the House of Song in the Cabin Bar.

[Photo:

Dòchas
].

Other Celtic Connections stories:


Legends and Newcomers at Celtic Connections Festival Monday January 16th


Lesley Riddoch on Celtic Music Radio


Celtic Connections Announces New Concerts and Special Guests


Martyn Bennett Day at Celtic Connections


Busy Schedule at Celtic Fest in Scotland


Celtic Connections Opening Concert Cancelled

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