Tag Archives: Highland

The Vatersay Boys – An Rathad A Bhatarsaigh – The Road To Vatersay (CD)

Second album – energetic, raw ceilidh music from this inimitable four piece band from Scotland’s Western Isles, who have developed a huge fan base. In January 2012, BBC Alba screened Beware The Vatersay Boys, a one hour documentary charting their lives during the six months before the band’s gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands on Hogmanay. […]

BBC Transatlantic Sessions Series 5 vol 1 (CD)

16 tracks: The Boys Of 25 * Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad * Oran Na Cloiche * Falani * Leezie Lindsay * Boats Up The River * Lay My Burden Down * Helvic Head * Fire In My Hands * Annabel Lee * Same Ol River * Dreamcatcher * Time Machine * Pe In […]

Karine Polwart – Here’s Where Tomorrow Starts (DVD)

Singer songwriter Karine’s first DVD filmed largely in the Scottish Borders, with some of her old favourites as well as some new songs. Including some behind-the-scenes banter about her songs and inspirations. Karine has twice been the winner of Best Original Song at the BBC Folk Awards. Karine Polwart (vocals), Steven Polwart (guitars, ukulele, vocals), […]

Brandon McPhee Scottish Dance Band – The Flying Scots – With Guests (DVD and CD)

  The accordion whizz-kid’s quality of playing is excellent and the title track is just superb. This young man is definitely one to watch.Brandon is the All Scotland Junior Traditional Accordion Solo Champion 2011. Brandon McPhee (accordion, harmony vocal), Alistair MacDonald (2nd accordion), Manson Grant (piano, vocals), Heather Sinclair (bass), Robert Cameron (drums). “During my […]

Burns Brothers Ceilidh Band – All Fingers And Thumbs (CD)

The band’s long overdue debut album, featuring music which is full of lift with clever arrangements and well played by great musicians. John Burns (accordion), George Burns (accordion), Graham Crichton (drums), Neil Ferguson (fiddle), Tom Orr (piano), Mark MacDougall (bass guitar). Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Burns Brothers […]

The Cullivoe Band – Hairst Blinks (CD)

This famed Shetland dance band continue to be incredibly popular at events throughout Shetland and beyond. Cullivoe is a crofting and fishing community at the north end of the island of Yell, which lies to the North of Shetland. Hairst Blinks is a Shetland dialect term to describe the Northern Lights in the autumn sky. […]