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bruceCMR Celtic Music Radio (27) RE: Celtic Music Radio 07 Nov 08

We've got a few new features this week, along with all the old favourites!

Saturday: After Alex's "Full Scottish Breakfast", from 12-6 we have Ross Macfadyen with The Saturday Sequence.

Between 1.00 and 2.00pm the Events Guide takes you through the essential live acts to see this coming week across the full Celtic music spectrum.

Demo of the week is from Sorren Maclean.

The Sorren Maclean Band is from Tobermory, Isle of Mull and have been together since they supported King Creosote and Jeremy Warmsley in October 2006. You can find the band hanging out or rehearsing at An Tobar, the Tobermory Arts Centre.

Between 3.0 and 4.00pm we preview the Album of the Week and this week features Brogue: 'Girls and Strong Music' Link:

Sunday at 10, Mark Sheridan's "Sunday Supplement" is a pleasant way to start a Sunday morning. Think of it as being the radio equivalent of the Sunday papers...

At 5pm, Ciaran Dorris' Sunday Session. Ciaran's on holiday, but he brought Irish singer-songwriter Ben Sands from the legendary Sands Family into the studio when he visited Glasgow on tour a few weeks ago. You can hear their interview towards the end of the show - the first part of the programme has Bob McWilliam and a guest.

At 8pm, The Mary K Burke Show – This week on the Mary K Burke show, Mary's guest is 'Brooksy' (Craig Brooks). Brooksy is a singer songwriter from Glasgow who has recently released a new album "Citizen "

Brooksy and band members will play live on the show as well as chatting about his music past present and future Also, Brooksy will be giving away three albums to listeners who can answer an easy question!

Email them at:

On Monday at 7pm we have a new show - Fergus Muirhead with his selection of music and special guest, Glasgow's very own Mick West.

Another new feature from 3-4 on Tuesday - the "Strathclyde Session" with Siobhan Anderson, Neil Ewart, Leo Forde, Matthew Herd, Melissa Inglis and June Naylor. These students from the Department of Creative and Aesthetic Studies at The Faculty of Education at the University of Strathclyde present a varied selection of music and information.

And finally - 8pm on Thursday - we'll have a live Outside Broadcast, Live from Sloan's Ballroom, Glasgow – the World exclusive launch of The Duplets CD album 'Tree of Strings' featuring Gillian Fleetwood and Fraya Thomsen plus invited guests playing with Gillian and Fraya live and exclusive on Celtic Music Radio. Introduced by Ross Macfadyen.

1530kHz around Glasgow, and online at

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