Featuring Kilter Ceilidh . Jig . Ramnee Ceilidh . Galashiels Charity Ceilidh . Black House Ceilidh . A La Una Yo Naci . The Tatties Ceilidh Band . Sas Ceilidh Band . Harvey Mackinnon . Stepdancing .
The Peatbog Faeries : Based on the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries have become one of Scotlands best known names in contemporary folk music. They have taken their own individual brand of Scottish tunes to audiences around the world, from European Festivals, to Asia, Africa, America and Australia
Flook : Norman Chalmers, The List says : “Brian Finnegan stands out, in a nation of wonderful flute players, as much more than a technical virtuoso, his playing having the freewheeling lightness of touch and inspired musical understanding that flows into improvisation in real time, at reel speed”.
The Chipolatas : “What is intriguing is that by taking the genre of folk music and combining it with clowning, reminiscent of the relationships and entrées of classic circus trios – the intelligent yet fallible leader, the bumptious yet romantic follower and the zany, stupid drole – The Chipolatas have created a genre which is both contemporary and reassuringly old-fashioned”.
Foot Stompin’ : The history of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is the record of three ancient regiments: The Royal Scots Greys, the 6th Dragoon Guards and the 3rd the Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards. T
Phil Cunningham : The man who, in Scotland at least, made the accordion respectable again and also plays fine keyboard and whistle;composer, whose range extends from heart-tugging slow airs to vibrant tunes for a string of successful theatrical productions and to full-scale concert suites, where bagpipes, bodhrans and bouzoukis meet up with sometimes bemused classical orchestras in a whirlpool of rampant, exuberant sound;….
Paul Brady : Paul Brady, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland’s most enduringly popular artists. Today he continues to push out the boundaries not only of his own talent but of Irish contemporary music in the new millennium.
Gloworms : The Gloworms are a London-based trio playing exciting reinterpretations of traditional English dance rhythms. They formed in 2001 with the aim of playing bold music that makes a deep connection with 21st century people. The result is cool, subtle music with irresistable dance groove.
Greenlinnet : Andy and Manus are, indeed, at it again! This album captures the pair in extraordinary form. The uniquely expressive voice of Andy M. Stewart, Silly Wizard’s lead singer, is among Scotland’s finest, and here it soars.