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Best of Danny Kyle 2012, week 2

The final week of the Danny Kyle Open Stage ended this evening and it featured performances by a lot of extremely talented artists. In fact, the field of competitors has been amazingly strong and I don’t envy the judges their task of narrowing down the group from 73 to just 6 finalists.  322 more words

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Best of Danny Kyle 2012, week 1

Another Celtic Connections festival is upon us and with it, the nightly Danny Kyle Open Stage performances. For those unfamiliar with the Danny Kyle, it gives emerging artists the opportunity to showcase their talent before a live audience and a panel of judges, as well as via the radio, thanks to the wonderful folks at… 324 more words

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Fiona Cuthill & Stevie Lawrence - "A Cruel Kindness"

Fiona Cuthill and Stevie Lawrence have been musical partners for a long time, working together in such bands as Whirligig, Canterach, and Rallion, among others.  … 311 more words

Album Reviews

Annlaug - "November"

I’ve been waiting a long time for Annlaug’s debut album, November, to come to fruition. Demos of sparse fiddle tunes and songs had captured my attention and I was curious to see where it would all lead. 228 more words

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Joy Dunlop - Dùsgadh (Awakening)

Joy Dunlop has been a strong advocate of the Gaelic language, both as a teacher and as a performer. Those roles continue on her debut release… 175 more words

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Danny Kyle Favorites, week 2

The final week of the Danny Kyle Open Stage (as well as Celtic Connections itself) has passed and there were a few more stunning gems performing their hearts out. 152 more words

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Danny Kyle Open Stage, week 1

The first full week of Celtic Connections has come and gone and with it, the first week of the Danny Kyle Open Stage. The wonderful folks at… 168 more words

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