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.