Celtic Connections 2023: FARA, Celtic Odyssée

The big CC23 event on Thu 26th was the concert in the RCH main concert hall. In my opinion, it was the opening act that stood out. I think this was the third time I have seen Orkney’s FARA live. They have always been fun and bright but now, with their thid and so far … Continue reading Celtic Connections 2023: FARA, Celtic Odyssée

Celtic Connections 2023: Treacherous Orchestra + Víík

That evening was a really mighty blast 💥! Such energy levels, it’s a wonder I managed to sleep afterwards… Víík as the opening act were a really happy surprise. We had checked out their singles on Spotify and had thought they were kind of lame and perhaps self-consciously artsy. But on stage, the Danish-Norwegian band … Continue reading Celtic Connections 2023: Treacherous Orchestra + Víík

Celtic Connections 2023: Talisk & Project Smok

Back in Glasgow after three years! Celtic Connections 2020 happened just before covid shook the world - little did we know then that we would not return here until 2023… Me and my wife launched our CC23 with quite a bang. This was our third Talisk show and by far the most epic. Musically I … Continue reading Celtic Connections 2023: Talisk & Project Smok

Music Musings: Our nine days in Celtic Connections 2019

This year, me and my wife didn't just dream about it or talk about it. Already in the spring of 2018, we decided we have to go to the next Celtic Connections in Glasgow, whatever it takes. So we saved some money and moved some vacations days to 2019 and made a plan to spend … Continue reading Music Musings: Our nine days in Celtic Connections 2019