John Byrne has quietly become a national treasure over the past couple of decades. Arguably Scotland’s greatest living artist: he recently had a major retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery and several of his portraits are included in the gallery’s permanent collection. He is also well known as a writer of plays, films, and TV series (Tutti Frutti […]
We’ve got a busy summer of festivals planned – both at home and overseas. These are those announced so far. Hope you can come to some or all of them!! Here are the relevant ticket links: Knockengorroch HebCelt Cambridge Rainforest World Music Festival Interceltique Doune The Rabbit Hole
No body can put an exact date to the day that Shooglenifty was born. The year, however, is not in doubt. In 1990 Angus R Grant, a rebellious highland fiddler, Malcolm Crosbie, a guitarist who got his start in a semi-glam New Wave combo, and James Mackintosh, a drummer with groove going spare went busking […]
Last night (Tuesday 20 January 2015) at the CCA we were joined on stage by our Rajasthani friends for the BBC Radio Scotland Celtic Connections Show. The clip below features Someone’s Welcome to Somewhere from our soon to be released album, and then the drummers asked to play our fastest tune, so Venus in Tweeds […]
Just click on the link and download your own Shooglenifty 25th Anniversary tour poster. Feel free to print it out and stick it up somewhere. And if you feel so inclined take a pic of your poster and post it on our Facebook page. Would be great to see where they end up! Shooglenifty – Australia […]
Check out what the RIFF camera made of the finale of our performance with the Master Musicians of Rajasthan in Jodhpur in October 2014, stay tuned to the end for a bit of interpretive dance from James Mackintosh. Yes really!
We are really looking forward to the Scottish Trad Awards this year because we are going to be playing and anticipating our 25th Anniversary Year, coming up in 2015. What we didn’t know when we agreed to play was that two of our band members would be nominated for awards … in the same […]