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Hogmanay (Scottish New Year - in case you didn’t know!) has always been a big thing in Edinburgh. For years people would gather at the Tron Kirk in the High Street to await the midnight chimes, but recently this traditional event has grown into a major international celebration with visitors… read more
This is the third album on Greentrax by The Paul McKenna Band since their formation in 2006. Their two previous titles are Stem The Tide (2011) and Between Two Worlds (2009). At the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards in 2012, Paul McKenna won Scots Singer Of The Year, Mike Vass won Composer Of The Year… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Compilations — Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month — Bands — CD — CDTRAX374
“Both the band and myself are very proud of what this mainly part-time band achieved over the years. They were arguably one of the best and most exciting instrumental and vocal bands to join Greentrax - some of Scotland’s finest musicians have been members of Ceolbeg. In all Greentrax released… read more
— 2021 Top 20 — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — 2016 Top 20 — Bands — CD — CDTRAX364
Rura won the ‘Best Up And Coming Artist’ award at the 2011 MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and were also Danny Kyle Award winners that year. Their powerful music has already created a buzz throughout the traditional music scene and their debut album is eagerly awaited by all. This five-piece… read more
Traditional music as well as original songs and tunes from this dynamic young 5-piece led by singer Paul McKenna. The Paul McKenna Band have been playing to audiences throughout the UK and beyond since 2006. With a contemporary approach to songs, although not straying too far from their roots, their… read more
— 2018 Top 20 — Bands — Gaelic Song — CD — CDTRAX343
Taking their name from the Gaelic word for kinship, Gaelic supergroup Dàimh (pronounced da-eve) return with their eagerly anticipated second album. The charging pipe and fiddle-led assault has seen Dàimh gigging far and wide, and their line-up now also includes Gaelic singer Calum Alex MacMillan… read more
The third album from the four young and hugely talented Johnson sisters, from near Edinburgh, showing a new maturity in their vocal and instrumental presentation. Produced again by Phil Cunningham. The first two albums received excellent reviews and the band is now popular in the UK, Europe and USA.… read more
Combining their love for traditional and folk music as well as original songs and tunes, The Paul McKenna Band has been playing to audiences throughout the UK since 2006. With a contemporary approach to songs, although not straying too far from their roots, their arrangements are both fresh and… read more
Winners of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award competition of 2006, this is the young Scottish band Bodega’s second album - a mix of instrumentals and songs in both Gaelic and Scots. Bodega are Gillian Chalmers from Fraserburgh (pipes, whistle, fiddle), Ross Couper from Shetland (fiddle), Tia Files… read more
Daimh (pronounced da-eve) is the Gaelic word for affinity or kinship. This six-piece group brings together an exciting combination of musicians from Cape Breton Island, Ireland, the West Highlands of Scotland and the Irish/American scene - effortlessly blending music and song from their native… read more
The Finlay MacDonald Band brings together the tightest of jazz and funk grooves with blistering traditional and contemporary bagpipe tunes. They are forging a reputation as one of the hottest contemporary live acts. Finlay MacDonald (pipes, flute, whistles) with Chris Stout (fiddle), Kevin MacKenzie… read more
The fourth album from top Irish band North Cregg, who consist of Christy Leahy (button box), Liam Flannigan (fiddle, banjo), Ciaran Coughlan (piano), Martin Leahy (guitar, drums) and the stunning new voice of Claire-Anne Lynch, who also plays fiddle. Guest musicians Dick Powell (clawhammer banjo),… read more
Their self-titled debut album. Award-winning band Bodega are highly talented and versatile, and together their music has a kind of fierce energy, imagination and joie de vivre that you just do not hear very often. They sing songs brilliantly and they play tunes superbly. They sing in both Gaelic and… read more
One of Scotland’s longest established folk groups. Formed during the great surge of interest in traditional and Celtic music and song in the late 1960s, The Whistlebinkies evolved into a leading force in their field. They led the revival in the use of the bellows-blown bagpipes in Scotland and… read more
GiveWay are four young sisters - Fiona Johnson (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Kirsty (piano accordion, two-row button box, lead vocals), Mairi (keyboards, piano, vocals) and Amy (drum kit, percussion, vocals). They play a heady mixture of Scottish traditional music, from haunting airs to lively jigs and… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — CD — CDTRAX277
Fiddlers’ Bid are leading exponents of the Shetland Islands’ rich fiddle tradition. Since their formation in 1991, the flying fiddles and furious talent of the group have astounded audiences all over the world, with their undeniably unique approach to music and performance. With their… read more
“The reputation of Jock Tamson’s Bairns is so well-established that comment is almost superfluous.” (The Scotsman) Praise indeed, but it does sum up one of the country’s most respected bands, having carried the torch for truly Scottish music since their inception at the end of the 1970s. In… read more
North Cregg consists of Christy Leahy, Martin Leahy, Caoimhin Vallely, Fiona Kelleher, Ciaran Coughlan and Paul Meehan. Formed in Cork, Ireland, in 1996, the group have in their short history established themselves as one of the premier bands playing traditional Irish music today. Voted Best… read more
The rise of GiveWay - sisters Fiona (17), Kirsty (15) and twins Amy and Mairi (13) - has been meteoric! In the short time since the girls chose the name GiveWay (on their way to a gig and after passing numerous Give Way road signs!) the group received a Danny Award at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections… read more
La Sonera Calaveras revive the magical and intimate sound of classic Cuban ‘son’ music, dating from the 1920s and popularised by artists such as the Afro-Cuban All-Stars and Buena Vista Social Club. Their vibrant and passionate debut album is laced with influences from throughout Latin America… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — G2 Label — Bands — CD — G2CD7010
An exciting album with a big, big sound! Salsa Celtica have established themselves as one of the hottest bands on the World, Latin and Celtic music circuits, having performed their own special blend of Latin and Scottish music worldwide, from Hollywood (via Toronto, New York, Gran Canaria, Paris and… read more
Skyedance consists of Alasdair Fraser (fiddle), Eric Rigler (Scottish and uillean pipes), Chris Norman (wooden flute), Paul Machlis (keyboards), Peter Maund (percussion) and Mick Linden (bass). On this album the band were joined by Spanish guests including Galician singer Mercedes Peon (vocals),… read more
— Bands — Bagpipes — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX220
The band Pipedown was formed in 1998, when it won the Danny Kyle Open Stage Award at Glasgow’s 2001 Celtic Connections festival. Drawing on influences from Scottish and Irish traditions, together with Celtic music worldwide, the result has been a powerful and distinctive sound, rich in melody and… read more
Slainte Mhath’s unique, progressive Celtic sound is achieved partly through the use of a variety of unusual instruments including Latin percussion. The band members’ backgrounds are diverse and they draw on a range of influences, including their Celtic and Acadian heritage and modern-day pop… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — CD — CDTRAX218
This is Fiddlers’ Bid‘s third album, following their 1998 album Hamnataing, and comprises many traditional and contemporary tunes. Some of these are written by band members but mainly they are from the Shetland Islands, where their roots lie. Over the years Fiddlers’ Bid has delighted… read more
This is the CD re-release of the crucial first album by the legendary Scots band The Easy Club, released on vinyl in 1984 and not available for many years, digitally remastered from the original tapes and reproducing the original sleeve art. The musical adventures of The Easy Club, fusing Scots folk… read more
Bag o’ Cats are Dick Lee (clarinets, saxophones, recorders), an award-winning jazz musician who did groundbreaking work with Hamish Moore, Rick Bamford (drums, percussion), Nigel Richard (cittern, lauto, manditar, Border pipes), Fraser Fifield (Scottish smallpipes, Border pipes, whistles,… read more
The reputation of Jack Tamson’s Bairns is so well established in Scotland and beyond that comment is almost superfluous! The band is made up of two outstanding singers in Rod Paterson (also guitar, trump) and John Croall (also bodhran, bones, whistles) along with Ian Hardie (fiddle, vocals), Derek… read more
Gordon Gunn (fiddle, mandolin), Phil Anderson (guitar, bass, percussion, keyboards) and Billy Pearce (keyboards, accordion, percussion) first met when they played together in Ruby Rendall’s Band. They also had experience in playing with various Scottish bands, and the trio appeared on the… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance CDs — All Time Top Sellers — Celtic Collections — Compilations — Bands — CD — CDGMP8006
Celtic Collections vol 6.
Greentrax led the way in the 1980s and 90s with bands that were breaking new ground and taking Scottish music in new directions. Exciting times. This is a selection of those ‘Vibrant New Celtic Sounds’ and includes tracks by Shooglenifty (Pipe Tunes), Ceolbeg (Gale Warning), Peatbog Faeries… read more
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