Wednesday, July 30, 2014

 

Laura Kenny remembers Fallen Soldier

Glasgow girl Laura Kenny bases herself in Hong Kong these days. Her latest single, available via Itunes is a timely song called Fallen Soldier. Available here 

 

Janey Kirk new album

Fife singer songwriter Janey Kirk has a new album, scheduled for release in September, Check out the title track, Streets Of Loneliness here. There will also be a video widely available.


 

Hank Williams returns

The legendary Hank Williams is remembered in a new production which starts this week at Glasgow's Oran Mor. The play, directed by Dave Anderson and scripted by Dave Bailey, features Sean Biggerstaff as Hank. It runs July 31st-August 2nd and August 7th-9th.
Tickets from  0141 357 6200.

 

Prairie Star welcome Tequilla

Dundee based Tequilla are the guests at the August Prairie Star meeting in Weirs Club in Alloa this Saturday (August 2nd). Club secretary Dorothy Hoggan is recovering from a hospital procedure last week. Hope she's feeling up to having a good night.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

 

Garth's Dublin dates OFF

Further to the recent controversy (see below), all 5 of Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin have now been cancelled.

Friday, July 04, 2014

 

Heather Dickson on Celtic Country

On this Sunday's Celtic Country week's programme, Stewart Fenwick will be talking, live in the studio, with Heather Dickson, a singer from Fife, who has teamed up with Texan songwriter Terri Sharp, for her new single, "Eventually". Heather has recently been in Texas shooting a video for the song, alongside Texas fiddle legend Bobby Flores. Check out the Behind The Scenes video of the shoot.
Celtic Music Radio is now heard on 95FM across Glasgow. Celtic Country airs Sunday, 12 Noon-2pm.
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Garth in Dublin doubt

Garth Brook's 5 night stand at Dublin's Croke Park is in doubt. The Country superstar announced he would launch his world tour with two nights in the Irish capital. Tickets sold so fast, that another show was added, and another, and another. A total of 5 shows have sold out. But tickets sold so fast, the additional shows had not been approved by city planners.  Local residents raised their concerns several months back, and now just three weeks prior to the shows, the city has approved only three of the concerts.  Garth has issued an ultimatum - it's 5 shows or none at all. Currently it's stalemate, and fans with tickets, who have already paid for flights from all over Europe and even the USA, are in limbo.
Garth is due to make an announcement on the rest of his world tour on Monday.
It's not the first time an Irish promoter has sold tickets for events that weren't fixed up. Vince Gill , Lorrie Morgan and Stella Parton have all been advertised fot festivals they had not signed up for.



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