Shinty’s Heroes is an hour long special that features music and chat from the Blas Festival 2013.
It was an honour and pleasure to be musical director of this show alongside our MC for the evening, Shinty historian, Hugh Dan MacLennan, to highlight and showcase the great men that left their highland shinty playing communities to head off for the Great War.
BBC ALBA Saturday 5th January 2014 9pm and repeated again on Sunday 6th January 2014 at 8pm.
This show which features an amazing array of musicians including, Kathleen MacInnes, Duncan Chisholm, Iain MacFarlane, Allan Henderson and many many more is being revisited at Celtic Connections 2014, Mitchell Library on February 2nd. Click here for ticket info
Delighted to be Musical Director and part of the House band with Manran again this year for the BBC ALBA Hogmanay show.
This years show comes live from Partickburgh Hall, Glasgow and is live from 11.30pm 31st December 2013.
This years line up consists of.
The Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band,
Greater Glasgow Police Pipe Band,
Glasgow Gaelic Choir,
It will be some party again.
Delighted to feature very briefly in the new Home Coming 2014 Visit Scotland advert which was launched on November 20th. With a huge year ahead for Scotland with the Ryder Cup, The Commonwealth Games and much much more, it’s an honour to be part of the official advert to promote all things Scotland.
If you want to watch the advert then you can click on the link for a peak
A huge thank you to everyone who came out and watched and supported ‘Shinty’s Heroes’ at the Nevis Centre as part of the Blas Festival. It was a fantastic night and delighted that Beesness filmed the show and will be aired next year on January 5th 2014 on BBC ALBA.
Shinty’s Heroes will also be revisited at Celtic Connections 2014, at the Mitchell Library, on Sunday 2nd February. You can purchase tickets from the link attached.
Delighted to announce that you can now buy our new Manran album ‘The Test’ from www.manran.co.uk
The official launch and worldwide distribution date is from 3rd June 2013, however we are giving our fans the chance to buy it early direct from ourselves if you so wish.
Hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it and see you at a gig very soon