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Hazy Recollections - King Tuts - 27/01/19


One of the staples of the Celtic Connections line-up, Hazy Recollections has moved to a new home this year in King Tuts. Arguably it could not be more of an appropriate setting for the new talent showcase, given the rich history of the venue. Now hos....

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Songhoy Blues - QMU - 24/01/19


Malians Songhoy Blues have come a long way since they were exiled from their homes as a result of civil war. Having now released two full-length records of “desert blues”, they return to Glasgow with the backing of none other than Iggy Pop, who c....

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Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes - Old Fruitmarket - 23/01/19


Celtic Connections is renowned for bringing genuine legends to Glasgow, and in Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes, they don’t get much more legendary. Leading the way since the mid-60s with a string of massive hits including ‘Be My Baby’, which was ....

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Willie Watson - Broadcast - 21/01/19


It is a dark, wet, stereotypically Glaswegian evening on Blue Monday - said to be the most depressing day of the year. It also happens to be the day after the first weekend of Celtic Connections, and there may be more than a few hangovers which have ....

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Delgres - Drygate - 18/01/19


There is always a buzz on the first full night of Celtic Connections. Ahead of two weeks choc-a-bloc full of events, you can feel the excitement in the air as everyone is fully prepared to immerse themselves into a non-stop musical extravaganza.

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