Skerryvore, Mànran and Calum Iain MacCorquodale & Malcolm Jones at Celtic Connections 2011

Skerryvore
Several acts from Scotland, Skerryvore, Mànran and Calum Iain MacCorquodale & Malcolm Jones, will be performing Sunday, January 16th at 7:30pm at O2 ABC Glasgow.

Scotland’s finest young folk-rock outfit Skerryvore released their third, self-titled album to rave reviews in July 2010, winning yet more fans for their high-octane mix of soulful original songs and rousing traditional melodies, with bagpipes, fiddle and accordion powered by heavyweight rhythmic muscle.

Mànran is a mouthwatering new line-up of well-kent young talent – Norrie MacIver (guitar/vocals), Gary Innes (accordion), Ewen Henderson (fiddle/pipes), Calum Stewart (flutes/uilleann pipes), Ross Saunders (bass) and Scott Mackay (drums) – performing songs in Gaelic and English alongside fiery instrumental sets.

Completing the showcase of the Highlands and islands’ finest, renowned North Uist fiddler and accordionist Calum Iain MacCorquodale, a leading champion of older Gaelic playing styles, is joined by Runrig’s Malcolm Jones.

Skerryvore recordings available:

Celtic Connections tickets are available at:

Online www.celticconnections.com
By phone 0141 353 8000
In person Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3NY
City Halls and Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs
Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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