16 Jan - 2 Feb 2020
Traditional

The Big Fling - Scottish Dance Band Extravaganza

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Date
21st Jan 2020
Time
7.30pm
Price
From £22.00* includes booking fee
Age restrictions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
Seating Type
Seated
Where
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Celtic Connections 2020

Take your seats, please, for the latest in Celtic Connections’ celebrated series of traditional terpsichorean extravaganzas, hosted by a lavish line-up of top talents in the field. Renowned for his tradition-steeped yet youthful approach, accordionist Tom Orr helms the aptly-named Mega Ceilidh Dance Band, a specially-expanded version of his regular six-piece line-up. Orr appears again in Manus McGuire’s Copperplate Sessions, named for the Sligo-born, Clare-based fiddler’s highly-praised 2018 album (described the Irish Echo as “simply outstanding”), which features music from Orkney, Shetland and Canada alongside Irish tunes. Also among its mainly Scottish guest-list, and on the bill tonight, is renowned dance-band fiddler Marie Fielding. Yet more A-list attractions include the Robert Black Scottish Dance Band, special guest John Carmichael, and Gary Innes Highland Dance Band, together with rising-star fiddle/accordion duo Ellie McLaren and Callum Cruickshank.

Venue details

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3NY
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