America’s best-selling “literary funnyman” David Sedaris has announced his first ever full UK tour with his popular show An Evening with David Sedaris. The tour is launched off the back of his second sell-out run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe which has picked up a batch of 5 star reviews. 399 more words
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Sunday 2nd February: Celtic Connections - BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2014
The first big festival in Glasgow’s big year of festivities – Celtic Connections – drew to a close today with an 18th day of wide ranging performances across the city. 86 more words
Suzanne Vega has been around for yonks, it seems. There have been times when she’s appeared on my radar with a single or two of real beauty, but generally I’ve found her intensely complex narratives too demanding; hell, my usual preference is for music sung by people from Cape Verde, Portugal, Uzbekistan or half a dozen other places where they don’t speak English, so having to follow a story seems an awful lot of hard work for me. 389 more words
Alongside a programme packed with performances, Celtic Connections is also giving members of the public the opportunity to learn skills associated with Celtic music.
Today was the second day of “Workshop Weekend” at City Halls, where tutors from Glasgow Fiddle Workshop – based at Glasgow Kelvin College’s Shamrock Street campus – were among those inviting Glaswegians and visitors to try something new. 21 more words