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  • Festivalís Ďpuntí on Deacon Blue fails to pay off

    13 Jan 2006 - PHIL MILLER, Arts Correspondent - Herald [ news ]

    Deacon Blue, one of Scotland's most popular rock bands, last night became the latest performers to bemoan a mix-up over their involvement in the country's biggest Celtic music festival.

  • Accordionist matches Shandís silver disc... after 10 years

    13 Jan 2006 - BRIAN DONNELLY - Herald [ news ]

    A traditional musician has become the first accordionist since Jimmy Shand to be awarded a silver disc for Scottish dance music.

  • Casting Calls

    12 Jan 2006 - Interviewed by Alasdair Pettinger, SMC - Scottish Music Centre [ feature ]

    A new work by Anna Meredith marked the re-opening of Glasgow's City Halls.

  • Band singles out city music store

    12 Jan 2006 - Edinburgh Evening News [ news ]

    BELLE and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch will be taking the band to an Edinburgh music store to celebrate the release of their new single.

  • Fresh vision is needed for tired formula

    12 Jan 2006 - KEITH BRUCE, Arts Editor - Herald [ comment ]

    THE Herald was sceptical about Celtic Connections when it was first announced.

  • Refunds and recriminations as big Celtic shows donít go on

    12 Jan 2006 - PHIL MILLER, Arts Correspondent - Herald [ news ]

    They were the shows that could not go on, despite the theatrical tradition and the Celtic Connections programme.

  • Mogwai, ICA, London

    12 Jan 2006 - Kevin Harley - Independent [ review ]

    An air of anticipation hovers over the London live return of the now 11-years-old alt.

  • Mogwai

    12 Jan 2006 - Betty Clark - Guardian [ review ]

    "Not many bands give you deep musical introspection and slapstick comedy," comments a deadpan Stuart Braithwaite after fellow guitarist Barry Burns falls off his stool.

  • Donald Shaw of Capercaillie

    12 Jan 2006 - Scottish Music Centre [ news ]

    The Scottish Music Centre is delighted that the inaugural Composer Session in January is to feature one of Scotland's best-known and highly successful musicians.

  • First night setback for festival

    11 Jan 2006 - BBC News [ news ]

    The 19-day Celtic Connections folk festival suffered a setback when organisers were forced to scrap the opening concert at the last minute.

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