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ÉC news, online

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Treacherous Nominees

ÉC awards, news, online

We are delighted that our very own Duncan Lyall and Adam Sutherland have both been nominated for Composer of the Year, whilst Ross Ainslie’s debut solo CD, ‘Wide Open’ has been nominated for Album of the Year in the Scots Trad Music Awards. If you’d like to vote for the lads or anyone else that takes your fancy you can …

Celtic Connections 2014

ÉC gigs, news, video

Well, we are back in Glasgow on Friday 17th Jan for Celtic Connections 2014, this time at the Old Fruitmarket.  We are very excited!! Check out the promo video that we are all over…

Hogmanay 2014 – Edinburgh Street Party

ÉC gigs, news

We are delighted to announce that we will be playing the Edinburgh Street Party at Hogmanay this year, which will be the event’s 21st Birthday. This will be our 2nd Street Party – our début was on Dec 31st 2010 – so we now know how to keep warm! From the horse’s mouth: Organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay are today delighted …

2013 Scots Trad Music Awards Nominating Started

ÉC awards, news, online

It’s that time of year again peeps! It’s time to get nominating your favourite Folk acts of 2013 for the Scots Trad Music Awards. No need to spend all day working, studying, filing tax returns etc. Take a wee minutes rest, pour yourself a Jack and coke (or a cup of tea) and nominate your favourite band, live act, musician, composer etc. …

Blueprint launch

ÉC gigs, news, tune book

Blueprint will be launched on Wed 14th at 3pm at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow during Piping Live. Come along and see what it’s all about.

Blueprint has arrived

marty news, shop

The wait is finally over! Our tune book, Blueprint, has arrived. We have 500 copies which will go on sale this coming week. You will be able to purchase them from our online shop, a select number of music shops, and also at our gigs. We’ll be launching the book at piping live on the 14th of August, so come …

Our new tune book, ‘Blueprint’

ÉC gigs, news

BOOM!!! We are finally closing in on the release of our Tune book, ‘Blueprint’. The collection includes all of the tunes on our debut album ‘Origins‘, and then some! We will be launching the book at the piping live festival in Glasgow. So come along and enjoy the celebration. We will announce more details nearer the time… Keep yer een …

Full line-up announced

ÉC gigs, news, radio

The full line-up has now been announced and you can share our page on the BBC Radio 2 website, using FB, Twitter etc. to let your nearest and dearest know our news. Will we see you there?  

BBC Radio 2’s Festival in a Day

ÉC gigs, news, radio

We are delighted to announce that we’re heading to Hyde Park on September 8th to perform at BBC Radio 2’s Festival in a Day! We’re joining Simple Minds, Texas, Jamie Cullum, Jack Johnson, the Manic Street Preachers and a more artists are being announced all through this week. The line-up is being added to daily following each announcement on Zoë Ball’s …