Celtic Connections 2011

News, reviews, photos and more from Glasgow's folk festival.

  1. Bob Dylan 70:  The BBC celebrate his birthdayBob Dylan 70: The BBC celebrate his birthday

    14:45 UK time, Wednesday, 18 May 2011

    24th May sees one of contemporary music's most influential singers and songwriters, Bob Dylan, celebrate his 70th birthday. The man from Minnesota who was inspired by Woody Guthrie and Hank Williams penned some of the...

  2. Malinky live on Travelling FolkMalinky live on Travelling Folk

    08:54 UK time, Monday, 24 January 2011

    Young folk band Malinky recently picked up the coveted Scottish Folk Band of the Year award at the Scots Trad Music Awards and have been impressing music fans around the world with a series...

  3. Young Trad 2011 - Meet The FinalistsYoung Trad 2011 - Meet The Finalists

    09:53 UK time, Sunday, 23 January 2011

    The end of January each year sees a hand-picked selection of young Scottish traditional music talent go head to head in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. This year's event...

  4. Celtic Connections 2011 Line-Up AnnouncedCeltic Connections 2011 Line-Up Announced

    08:56 UK time, Tuesday, 19 October 2010

    Gospel legend Mavis Staples *** Latest *** - Tom Jones has been added to the bill for Mon 17th January, going back to his roots singing songs from his Praise and Blame album. This...

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