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Folk Connections: Transatlantic Sessions

From Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, Verity Sharp introduces Transatlantic Sessions, the Celtic Connections festival's annual concert. With Jerry Douglas and Aly Bain.

Transatlantic Sessions, the Celtic Connections Festival's iconic annual concert, ends Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend. Verity Sharp introduces the event from Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, which brings together Celtic styles with American old-time and bluegrass. The concert is again led by American dobro virtuoso Jerry Douglas and Shetland fiddle icon Aly Bain, and features a line-up of star musicians from both sides of the Atlantic, including Cara Dillon, Rhiannon Giddens and Karen Matheson.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Trad

    Waiting on them Federals

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Ralph Stanley

    Rocky Island

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Joe Newberry. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Robert Burns

    Ca' the Yows

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Karen Matheson. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Aly Bain

    Aly's Set

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Shawn Colvin

    Shotgun down the Avalanche

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Cara Dillon. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad

    The Winding River Roe

    Performer: Cara Dillon.
  • The Milk Carton Kids

    Honey, Honey

    Ensemble: The Milk Carton Kids.
  • The Milk Carton Kids

    Snake Eyes

    Ensemble: The Milk Carton Kids.
  • Rhiannon Giddens

    Julie

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Rhiannon Giddens. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad

    O Gur Mise a Tha fo Ghruaim

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Karen Matheson. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad

    Bright Morning Star

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Cara Dillon. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad

    Cherry River Line

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Joe Newberry. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad

    Waterboy

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: Rhiannon Giddens. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad Montana

    Know my love

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Performer: John Doyle. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • John McCusker

    Opening Tune

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas. Ensemble: Transatlantic Sessions Band.
  • Trad.

    Kid on the mountain

    Performer: Aly Bain. Performer: Jerry Douglas.

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