Roddy Hart presents BBC Radio Scotland's Tuesday evening music show
Roddy Hart is a Scottish singer/songwriter who has released three solo records – Bookmarks (featuring guest performances from Kris Kristofferson and Eddi Reader), Sign Language, and Road Of Bones – and The Dylan EP with Mercury nominated artist Gemma Hayes. He has also released two band albums by Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire the most recent of which is "Swithering".
Roddy was responsible for curating Forever Young: A 70th Birthday Tribute To Bob Dylan for Celtic Connections 2011, a gala concert featuring artists such as Rosanne Cash, Thea Gilmore, and Josh Rouse, and broadcast by Radio 2 and Sky Arts. This was followed in 2012 by his work for the concert in honour of the late Gerry Rafferty, which was broadcast on Radio 2 and BBC4.
He curates the "Roaming Roots Revue" shows for Celtic Connections and has performed for the Queen at the Scottish Parliament, toured all over the world, and played with artists such as Wilco, Kris Kristofferson, Ray LaMontagne, John Prine, Ray Davies, Jeff Beck, and others. He has a show on BBC Radio Scotland every Tuesday night from 10.05pm featuring new directions in folk rock and Americana.
Roddy’s Tuesday night show on BBC Radio Scotland features a new and special mix of music, from classic Americana to new directions in folk-rock, alongside regular features “Record Of Note”, “Undercover” and “Live On Arrival”.