Celtic Music Radio and St Andrew’s in the Square will present Folk for The Clutha on Friday 10 January 2014 at 7.30pm. The folk music community has come together to support those affected by the Clutha Vaults accident on Friday 29 November when nine people died and many more were injured. The benefit concert will feature artists such as Blues singer Bill Adair, singer-songwriter Tom Fairnie, wellknown band Haggerdash, Glasgow legend Arthur Johnstone, traditional singer and organiser of the Partick [...]
The 2013 AHMT Songwriting Competition has been won by Ewan McLennan with his powerful song Joe Glenton. Ewan receives a prize of £200.00, and will take part in the AHMT concert to be held on Friday 19th January 2014. Listen to Joe Glenton below.
The 2014 Alistair Hulett Memorial Concert will take place on Friday 19th January. Watch this space for further details of venue, performers, etc. - and book early, all our previous Memorial Concerts have quickly sold out! Keep This Date Free!
The Trust launched at our Justice for Victor Jara concert on Monday 16th September a new 7 track CD of Chile related songs. The songs are from Peggy Seeger, Adam McNaughtan, Christy Moore, Carlos Arredondo, Rory McLeod and Dave Featherstone, all of whom, together with their record companies and music publishers, generously gave permission for us to use the materials; the CD also includes Alistair's own Victor Jara of Chile. At just £5.00 the CD, which can be ordered from [...]
The Third Alistair Hulett Memorial Concert, scheduled as part of Celtic Connections, will take place on Friday 25th January starting at 19:30; the venue is, as for our previous two outstandingly successful memorial concerts, St. Andrew's in the Square. Performers this year include - to quote the Celtic Connections' website - the "incisive, articulate and exquisitely expressive singer-songwriter" Karine Polwart, who's album Traces was judged to be the Sunday Herald's Album of the Year for 2012. Also performimg are the [...]
A reminder that all entries for the Alistair Hulett Memorial Trust 2012/2013 Songs for Social Justice Award must be received by Wednesday 31st July 2013. The competition is open to songwriters and musicians from across the UK and will focus on songs promoting equality and social justice. The AHMT has again appointed a select panel of judges from among experienced songwriters and singers and the Trustees will decide the award based on the panel’s advice. Entries should be on a [...]
Choirs, Singers, Drummers, Musicians and Creative Resistance. Please come and join us for three days of singing our resistance to the presence of Nuclear Weapons on our shores. All welcome, no previous singing experience necessary - we will teach plenty of songs. www.tridentploughshares.org.uk Saturday: Workshops- Nonviolence, singing, other creative things. Sunday: Massed singing, choirs and musicians perform, dancing, eating... Monday: More of the same! Faslane Naval Base, Garelochhead September 15th-18th 2012 Saturday, Sunday, Monday For more information, to register and [...]