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Darlingside - Oran Mor - 28/01/17


It is a sold out Oran Mor crowd that greets Bostonians Darlingside this evening. Despite not necessarily being one of the big names at this years Celtic Connections, they certainly are a big draw. Their critically-acclaimed second full-length album B....

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Sinderins - Oran Mor - 26/01/17


After several years in various other bands, the Dundonian five-piece Sinderins eventually came to be in 2011. Formerly known as Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward & Fisher, they eventually changed their name to something a little catchier, and have now....

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Mexrrissey & Los Pacaminos - ABC - 25/01/17


Yes, this really exists. A Mexican-inspired Morrissey/Smiths tribute band. Truly stretching the realms of Celtic Connections world music reach, Mexrrissey are one of the big draws of the festival. Approved by Moz himself, they give both his solo mate....

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Hazy Recollections - ABC2 - 22/01/17


As the hangovers from the veritable feast of performances over the first weekend of Celtic Connections take their toll, Hazy Recollections returns for the first of three showcases. Now a staple of the festival, the brainchild of host Findlay Napier h....

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The Glad Community Choir sing Bowie - The Glad Cafe - 20/01/17


And so it begins. After a typically excellent opening night concert, featuring the likes of Laura Marling and Rachel Sermanni with the RSNO, Celtic Connections is well and truly underway. With no fewer than fifteen different events this evening alone....

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