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Celtic Music Radio has a mission to be a strong cultural voice for contemporary and traditional Scottish music, arts and culture. It aims to pioneer new frontiers in communication and broadcasting by including people that do not have access to mainstream media.

The service is targeted at Glasgow's practising creative artists across a range of genres of music, media and speech.

Saturday 24 Nov 2012

St Andrew's Celebrations

Photo: windblown. Album of the Week: Mabon with 'Windblown'

The Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week commencing Saturday 24 November 2012 is the new CD from Jamie Smith's Mabon called 'Windblown'. Ross Macfadyen talks to Jamie about the band's new CD, the songs and the background to Welsh band Mabon. Jamie Smith's Mabon are Wales' finest purveyors of original 'InterCeltic' music. As comfortable on a world music stage as in a folk setting, theirs is a music that travels beyond borders to explore the forms and styles of the Celtic traditions and work then anew.

Album of the Week, Saturdays 12 noon and 12 midnight and Monday 26 November at 6.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

St Andrew's celebration night this Wednesday 28th November

The Ubiquitous Chip, Ashton Lane

Join us to celebrate Scotland's Patron Saint with a very special live broadcast from the Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant bar on Wednesday 28 November. The Ubiquitous Chip is at 12 Ashton Lane, Hillhead, Glasgow G12 8SJ just off Byres Road at Hillhead subway station.

The night of live music performance in celebration of St Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland, will be with Celtic Music Radio presenters Gordon Hotchkiss from 7.00pm and Alan Burke and 10.00pm.

There will be a variety of sessions from musicians and singer-songwriters including Andrew Huggan, Patrick Bullen plus presenters award winning Trad musician Paddy Callaghan and Sandy Semeonoff intends to sing a few songs. On St Andrew's Day itself Friday 30 November and on Saturday 1 December, the Chip will be serving a Scottish feast to mark the occasion. Telephone the Chip on 0141 334 5007 for futher information.

This is the fourth year Celtic Music Radio has celebrated St. Andrew's Day at the Chip in the upstairs bar with live Scottish music, guests and chat broadcast live on 1530AM and online.

Come and join us live on Wednesday 28 November or on-air at Celtic Music Radio from 7.00pm.

Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session, 25 November 5.00-7.00pm.

Fil Campbell guests on Ciaran's Sunday Session

Ciaran's guest 'castaway' on Sunday 25 November will be the popular Northern Irish singer Fil Campbell who is currently on tour in Scotland.

Fil's sixth solo album 'A Place of My Own' was released recently, and features another collection of old Irish songs which are dear to Fil's heart.

All the songs were originally recorded in the '30's and '40's by female singers. Fil's gigs around Scotland this coming week are on Monday, 26 November at the Glenfarg Folk Club, The Glenfarg Hotel, Main Street, Glenfarg, Perthshire from 8.00pm; Tuesday, 27 November at the Leith Folk Club, The Victoria Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 4NN; Wednesday, 28 November 28 at Irvine Folk Club, Vineburgh Community Centre, Quarry Road, Irvine, Ayrshire and on Friday, 30 November 30 at Girvan Folk Club, Queen's Hotel, 1 Montgomerie Street, Irvine, Ayrshire.

Photo: duncan mccrone. Duncan McCrone guests on the Mary K. Burke Show

Mary K Burke Show, Sunday 25 November 7.00-9.00pm.

Duncan McCrone is a Glasgow-born singer-songwriter with over 35 years experience of live performance both solo and with a variety of traditional bands. His first main gig was with Hot Toddy, in the early 1970s.

His most recent CD 'Colourblind' is is former Celtic Music Radio Album of the Week.

Colourblind launched May, 2012

Planet Waves with Sandy Semenoff

Tuesday 27 November 7.00pm

Planet Waves celebrates Albania independence day

This week's Sandy Semeonoff 'Planet Waves' inludes music from Albania where independence from the Ottoman Empire was declared one hundred years ago on 28 November 1912.

The country's isolation during most of the 20th century kept some strange and wonderful musical traditions alive.

Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in south eastern Europe. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south and southeast. The country has a population of 3.2m

Friday 30 November 2012 ? St Andrew?s Day all Scottish music day

08:00 ? The Morning Mix
Alex Jenkins with a mix of music and chat which includes the what?s on gig guide at 10.30 and tracks from the featured Album of the Week.

12:00 ? Sona le Seonaidh
with presenter John Joe MacNeil. (Rpt).

13:00 ? Tir gun Chrioch ? Land without Borders
Join Marcas Mac an Tuairneir for his new Gaelic Programme ?T?r gun Chr?och?. An hour of fresh beats from across the Celtic World and beyond. (Rpt)

14:00 ? Teenage Kicks
Edmund McKay is back from his summer holiday with the music in the time perhaps when you were a teenager or in some cases, like if you are a teenager. (Rpt)

15:00 ? Homeward Bound with Gordon Hotchkiss
Gordon Hotchkiss with the music to get you home including tracks from the Album of the Week, Warren?s gig guide and weather for today and the weekend.

18:00 - Alan Grant
After last week?s inaugral programme, Edinburgh musician Alan Grant presents another ?Big Al?s? show tonight live from studio 1 with a mix of music for the start of the weekend. Facebook

20:00 ? Thank Folk its Friday
Join Ross Macfadyen for the legendary TFIF with special guests and debate ?Folk or Not? on email: [email protected] and on Facebook and text 07588 15 1530

Thursday 15 Nov 2012

Special Guests on Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound, Thursday 15 November 3.00-6.00pm with Bill Morris and Kate Reid.

Photo: catherine mclellan. Canadian singer-songwriter Catherine MacLellan plays Glasgow tonight, Thursday and will visit Celtic Music Radio this afternoon..

Catherine MacLellan is a Canadian singer-songwriter in town to play Avant Garde, 24 King Street in Glasgow Merchant City tonight, Thursday 15 November. Before her gig she will be chatting to Bill Morris and Kate Reid on the Homward Bound programme just after 3.00pm.

?Silhouette? is the highly anticipated new album from Catherine MacLellan. The record captures her best qualities effortlessly?stitching together elegantly woven songs with her memorable blend of heartfelt and powerfully introspective lyrics and catchy melodies. She will be performing many of these songs tonight at Avant Garde in King Street.

Also coming into studio 1 this afternoon is Allan Taylor, who plays 'Live at the Star' tonight, Thursday 15 November at St Andrew's in the Square, Glasgow.

For over 40 years, master songwriter Allan Taylor has resolutely followed his creative muse wherever it might take him, resulting in music that has accurately been dubbed ?cinema for the mind and soul?.

Allan plays the Star Folk Club, St Andrews in the Square, 1 St Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PP tonight and before that, Bill Morris will have a chat with him and perhaps a few songs live on Homeward Bound on Celtic Music Radio 1530AM.

Weblog archive

Sandy Semeonoff - Planet Waves: Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

Mugdock Festival and more: Friday 9 Nov 2012

Planet Waves and Al's Show: Tuesday 30 Oct 2012

Celtic Music Radio at Pertshire Amber: Friday 26 Oct 2012

Celtic Music Radio This Week: Sunday 21 Oct 2012

Sandy Semeonoff: Tuesday 16 Oct 2012

This week:: Sunday 7 Oct 2012

Special International Show with Ciaran Dorris: Sunday 30 Sep 2012

Celtic Music Radio - Autumn arrives: Saturday 22 Sep 2012

Celtic Music Radio 'Music Night': Saturday 8 Sep 2012

Scottish New Music Awards: Friday 31 Aug 2012

St Andrews in the Square fundraiser coming up: Tuesday 21 Aug 2012

11th August, 2012: Tuesday 21 Aug 2012

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