Travelling Folk [Radio Scotland]

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Join fiddler Bruce MacGregor on Radio Scotland's Flagship folk programme, featuring the very best of today's music and song. We hear a wealth of great music, with tracks from CD's hot of the press.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by musician James Mackintosh on this week's programme, while Emily Smith selects her favourite 3 tracks of all time.

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Fiddler Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer and songwriter Dick Gaughan this evening, as we get set for another two hours of the very best of today's folk music and song, including tracks from CD's hot of the press.

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Another chance to hear a special edition of Travelling Folk, recorded in 2011, with the Gaelic Singer and actress Kathleen MacInnes.

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Join Bruce Macgregor for a special edition of Travelling Folk, in which he's joined by The Chieftains founder and leader Paddy Moloney.

Bruce Macgregor is joined by Paddy Moloney, founder and leader of the The Chieftains.

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Bruce Macgregor is joined by Paddy Moloney, founder and leader of the The Chieftains.

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Irish songwriter and performer Kieran Goss joins Bruce Macgregor on this week's show.

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Singer and songwriter Dougie Maclean joins Bruce MacGregor.

Singer and songwriter Dougie Maclean joins Bruce MacGregor for a special edition of the programme.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of today's folk music and song.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Malinky's Steve Byrne.

Bruce Macgregor is joined by Steve Byrne, one of Scotland's most sought after accompanists, and a founder member of folksong group Malinky.

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American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Darrell Scott joins Bruce MacGregor.

Bruce Macgregor is joined by American singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Darrell Scott.

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Award winning scottish singer songwriter Karine Polwart joins Bruce Macgregor.

Join Bruce Macgregor for another packed edition of Travelling Folk. His guest this week is the award winning singer songwriter Karine Polwart. Karine will be dropping in on the week her much anticipated new album is released. It's Karine's first solo release in 4 years! We'll also have music from the likes of Andy Cutting, Sketch, Solas and John Martyn so you won't want to miss a single track!

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Award winning multi- instrumentalist and composer Matheu Watson joins Bruce Macgregor.

On this weeks Travelling Folk, Bruce Macgregor will be finding out what it's like working on a Hollywood movie! His guest is the multi- instrumentalist and composer Matheu Watson, who's been involved in the new Disney movie Brave. Matheu has also just finished recording his second album and we'll have two tracks fresh from the recording studio. We'll also have music from the likes of Jerry Douglas, Rod Paterson, Ossian and Gilles Le Bigot.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Scottish singer and songwriter Eddi Reader.

Join Bruce Macgregor for this week's Travelling Folk when his guest will be the Scottish singer songwriter Eddi Reader. The former Fairground attraction star will be revealing some of her favourite tracks. She'll also be telling Bruce all about her forthcoming tour which includes some Scottish, Irish and English dates. We'll also have new music from Naomi Bedford, Amadou & Mariam and Nuala Kennedy to name just a few. That's all on BBC Radio Scotland.

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Bruce MacGregor's guest is award-winning fiddler and composer Duncan Chisholm.

Bruce Macgregor's guest is the award winning fiddler and composer Duncan Chisholm. We'll also be heading overseas to find out what's happening in the music world from a German perspective.

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Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser is Bruce MacGregor's special guest.

Master Scottish Fiddler Alasdair Fraser takes time out from his busy schedule to join Bruce Macgregor for a special edition of Travelling Folk.

20120920

Join Bruce Macgregor for this week's Travelling Folk when his guest will be the Irish singer songwriter Colum Sands. Colum will be giving Bruce the lowdown on his long and varied career and revealing some of his favourite music. We'll also have new releases from The Shee and Maeve Mackinnon, plus tracks from Aly Bain, Annbjorg Lien and James Ross. And we'll be looking ahead to the sixth National Treasure concert, celebrating the life and music of Gordon Duncan.

Email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

20121004

Join Bruce MacGregor for a show packed with the very best of today's folk music and song. This week his guest is leading piper Finlay MacDonald. We also enjoy the latest sounds from CD's hot of the press.

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Fiddler Adam Sutherland joins Bruce MacGregor to talk about his first solo album.

Join Bruce MacGregor the very best of today's folk sounds. It's fiddler Adam Sutherland that joins Bruce to talk about the up and coming recording of his first solo album. We also hear tracks from the latest albums.

email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

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Scottish folk singer Maeve Mackinnon talks to Bruce MacGregor about her new album.

Bruce MacGregor treats you to the very best of today's folk sounds. His guest is Scottish folk singer Maeve Mackinnon, on the release of her latest album.

email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

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In this special edition of the show, Bruce is joined by Scottish musician, composer, producer and Artistic Director of Celtic Connections, Donald Shaw. (RPT).

Bruce MacGregor is joined by Donald Shaw, artistic director of Celtic Connections.

Join Bruce MacGregor for a programme packed with the very best of today's folk sounds. In this special edition of the show, Bruce is joined by Scottish musician, composer, producer and Artistic Director of Celtic Connections, Donald Shaw.

email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

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Bruce Macgregor and guests pay tribute to the late, great, Michael Marra.

Sheena Wellington and Karine Polwart join Bruce Macgregor to pay tribute to the late, great, Michael Marra. We'll also hear a selection of Michael's vast array of music.

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Bruce Macgregor is joined by musicians Calum Stewart and Lauren MacColl for a live session

Bruce Macgregor is joined by musicians Calum Stewart and Lauren MacColl for a live session of music.

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Bruce MacGregor's guest is banjo and mandolin supremo Kevin Macleod.

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Bruce MacGregor's guest is Irish singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey.

Irish singer songwriter Damien Dempsey joins Bruce Macgregor to talk about his new album: Almighty Love which was just released last month.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Irish singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of today's folk music and song.

The English singer, musician and record producer Clive Gregson joins Bruce Macgregor. Clive will also be bringing along his guitar to play some tunes.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of today's folk music and song.

The English singer, musician and record producer Clive Gregson joins Bruce Macgregor. Clive will also be bringing along his guitar to play some tunes.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by musicians Lauren MacColl, Siobhan Miller and Ewan Macpherson.

Join Bruce Macgregor for this week's packed programme which includes a Christmas session from musicians Lauren MacColl Siobhan Miller and Ewan Macpherson.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Irish multi-instrumentalist Sharon Shannon.

A chance to hear Bruce Macgregor's interview with the Irish multi-instrumentalist Sharon Shannon.

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Bruce MacGregor takes a look back on some of the past Young Trad Musicians of the Year.

Emily Smith, Rona Wilkie and Stuart Cassells join Bruce Macgregor, as Travelling Folk takes a look back on some of the past Young Traditional Musician of the Year winners.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by piper extraordinaire Hamish Moore.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk, roots and world music.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk, roots and world music. This week Bruce is joined by musicians Angus Lyon and Duncan Lyall, ahead of their Celtic Connections performances. We'll also be getting an update on the forthcoming BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, from Executive Producer John Leonard.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk, roots and world music.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by musician and composer Hamish Napier.

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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Paddy Callaghan is in session.

A session from the newly crowned BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, Paddy Callaghan.

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Bruce Macgregor is joined by one of the forces behind Bellowhead and Spiers & Boden - the melodeon, concertina and bandonion player John Spiers.

Bruce Macgregor is joined by Bellowhead's John Spiers.

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Bruce Macgregor's guest is the Mercury Prize nominated singer and song writer Sam Lee.

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Composer, teacher and musician Rick Taylor joins Bruce Macgregor.

Bruce MacGregor is joined by composer, teacher and musician Rick Taylor.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by musician and composer Calum Maccrimmon.

20130411

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Singer and songwriter Bella Hardy is Bruce MacGregor's guest.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer and songwriter Adam Holmes.

2013050920130512 (RS)

This week on Travelling Folk there'll be a chance to hear some exclusive tracks from Manran's new album and Gary Innes will be giving Bruce the lowdown on the forthcoming release. We'll also be hearing all about the Barbados Celtic Festival which kicks off next week. And if that's not enough, there will be whole host of great tracks including new music, from Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston and Helene Blum.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20130516

Join Bruce MacGregor for some of the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Travelling Folk comes from the Orkney Folk Festival with music from Boys of the Lough, Rachel Sermanni, Basco and Saltfishforty.

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Tomas Callister, Jamie Smith and Adam Rhodes - who are known collectively as the talented trio Barrule - join Bruce Macgregor.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2013060620130609 (RS)

Bruce Macgregor meets the very talented fiddler James Cheechoo, during his first ever trip to Scotland.

2013061320130616 (RS)

Join Bruce Macgregor for another packed edition of Travelling Folk. Fergie Macdonald will be revealing how he's managed to get an online hit with his latest single! We'll also be catching up with Treacherous Orchestra's Innes Watson ahead of their much anticipated Hyde Park appearance later this year. Meanwhile what's happening at the Nairn Festival and why are Gillian Frame and Findlay Napier so excited about it? We'll be finding out in tonight's show. And if that's not enough, there will be whole host of great tracks including new music, from Sarah Hayes, Luke Jackson and The Banana Sessions.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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A very special Travelling Folk, as Cathal Mcconnell joins Bruce Macgregor.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Paul Gilbody and Simon Kirby from Acoustic Edinburgh join Bruce Macgregor.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Join Bruce Macgregor for the very best of today's folk sounds from here and around the world. Leading fiddler Charlie McKerron chats to Bruce about his love of music and shares a track from the new Capercaillie album.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2013071820130721 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best folk and roots music from around the world. Including new tracks from The New Mendicants, Martin Simpson, Oh My Darling, Chris Wood, Joyce Moreno and Jennfer Byrne.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2013080820130811 (RS)

Producer, composer and musician Aidan O'Rourke joins Bruce MacGregor.

Producer, composer and musician Aidan O'Rourke joins Bruce Macgregor. We'll also have the very best of folk and roots music from around the world, including new tracks from Lunasa and Rant.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Including tracks from Blueflint, CARA, Ceolbeg and much more.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2013081520130818 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Including tracks from Blueflint, CARA, Ceolbeg and much more.

2013082220130825 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you a special edition dedicated to music in families.

Bruce MacGregor brings you a special edition of Travelling Folk, dedicated to music in families. Four members of the famed Henderson Family chat about their musical relationships. And it's family all the way in music with tracks from The Cunningham Brothers and The Rankin Family.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

Bruce MacGregor brings you a special edition of Travelling Folk, dedicated to music in families. We hear tracks from The Rankin Family, The Cunningham Brothers and The Campbells. And four members of the famed Henderson Family join Bruce to chat about their musical relationship.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2013112820131201 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Join Bruce MacGregor for a show featuring the best festive sounds and the latest releases.

Join Bruce MacGregor for a show packed with the very best of today's folk and roots music. We share with you the best of our festive sounds and latest hot releases.

email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

It's the first Travelling Folk of 2014 and we'll be asking are you planning to take up a new instrument in the New Year? Sheena Wellington, Tim Edey and Finlay Allison join Bruce Macgregor to give their professional advice!

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce Macgregor is back in the Travelling Folk hot seat! Tonight there's a chance to hear Bruce's interview with Cherish The Ladies stalwart Joanie Madden.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2014022720140302 (RS)

Bruce Macgregor with the very best folk and roots music from around the world. Tonight

Bruce is joined by Toby Shippey from Salsa Celtica to chat about the band's new album and current tour.

Bruce Macgregor with the very best folk and roots music from around the world. Tonight Bruce is joined by members of Salsa Celtica to chat about their new album and current tour.

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Bruce Macgregor chats to renowned acoustic guitarist Tony McManus.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2014031320140316 (RS)

Join Bruce MacGregor for a show packed with the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Enjoy the latest sounds of The Friel Sisters, Cahlen Morrison and Will and Nicky Pound. And we follow the Queen's Baton to Trinidad and Tobago.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Jazz fingerstyle guitarist Martin Taylor joins Bruce MacGregor.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2014041020140413 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by concertina virtuoso Simon Thoumire to talk about the release of his new album with fellow musician Ian Carr. We'll also have new music from Megson, Phonix, and Justin Bernasconi.

Bruce MacGregor is joined by concertina virtuoso Simon Thoumire.

Bruce MacGregor is joined by concertina virtuoso Simon Thoumire to talk about the release of his new album with fellow musician Ian Carr. We'll also have new music from Megson, Phonix, and Justin Bernasconi.

2014042420140427 (RS)

A very special Travelling Folk, celebrating some of the most influential women in folk.

A chance to hear a very special Travelling Folk, celebrating some of the most influential women in folk. Bruce Macgregor is joined in the studio by Sheena Wellington. We also hear the thoughts of Joanie Madden and Mary Black. Plus a whole host of music including tracks from Kathryn Tickell, Natalie McMaster, The Poozies, Helene Blum and many more.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer, songwriter and musician Brian O hEadhra.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer, songwriter and musician Brian O hEadhra.

2014051520140518 (RS)

Featuring new music from The Barn Door Slammers, Baka Beyond and Damian Helliwell.

Musician and lecturer Simon McKerrell joins Bruce Macgregor to find out just why Scottish Trad music is having such an impact on Newcastle University! We'll also have new music from Baka Beyond, The Barn Door Slammers and Sandra Sillamaa, as well as plenty classics from The Tannahill Weavers, Planxty and much more. So make sure you tune in from five past 8 tonight on BBC Radio Scotland.

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This week there's a chance to hear a very special session recorded with Blue Rose Code. We'll also have new music from the Moulettes, Toumani & Sidiki, Saltfishforty and more!

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2014052920140601 (RS)

Have you ever had a dream that's led you to a new destination?! Composer and Musician Cera Impala did just that and ended up in Edinburgh! Cera will be telling Bruce Macgregor all about her enchanting story on this week's show, as well as playing us some tracks with her band. We'll also hear from Canadian folk quintet The Bills who are currently back in the UK touring. If that's not enough to 'whet your appetite', there'll also be brand new music from Rachel Newton, Ben & Ellen Harper, Danish award winners Habadekuk and much more. That's all on Travelling Folk, on BBC Radio Scotland.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2014060520140608 (RS)

On this week's Travelling Folk, musician Damian Helliwell reveals the intriguing story behind his brand new and critically acclaimed album Metta. We'll also be giving you a taster of Richard Thompson's new release, on which he's recorded acoustic versions of some of his landmark songs. And if that's not enough we'll also have music from the likes of Salthouse, Kaela Rowan and Tina Jordan Rees, as well as plenty classics for you to sit back and enjoy!

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Another chance to hear Bruce MacGregor's special show dedicated to the Commonwealth Games.

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Join Bruce Macgregor for a very special journey, as we dedicate this week's Travelling Folk to the Commonwealth Games! We'll be revisiting some of the countries we've visited musically over the past months including India, South Africa, Australia and the Isle of Man to name just a few! Adventurer Mark Beaumont who's been following the Queen's Baton, will also be revealing some of his highlights. Rpt.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Dolly Parton, The Hazey Janes and John Martyn - just three of the artists you'll hear on this week's Travelling Folk! Rab Noakes will be joining Bruce to chat about the current songwriting revival - is it actually happening? Meanwhile, musician Marieke McBean reveals her plans for Midsummer!

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor interviews Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti.

This week Bruce brings you a very special programme looking at the musical crossovers between classical and folk music. This includes an extended interview with Scottish virtuoso violinist, Nicola Benedetti. Nicola talks about her latest foray into folk music, with new interpretations of some Burns classics. Plus, we discover what it was like for her working with folk musicians Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain and Julie Fowlis. And Bruce even gets his fiddle out and has a tune with her.

We also hear tracks from various folk musicians who have classical connections, including Moishe's Bagel, Seth Lakeman and Dougie MacLean.

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Another chance to hear Bruce MacGregor interview Nicola Benedetti.

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This week Bruce brings you a very special programme looking at the musical crossovers between classical and folk music. This includes an extended interview with Scottish virtuoso violinist, Nicola Benedetti. Nicola talks about her latest foray into folk music, with new interpretations of some Burns classics. Plus, we discover what it was like for her working with folk musicians Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain and Julie Fowlis. And Bruce even gets his fiddle out and has a tune with her.

We also hear tracks from various folk musicians who have classical connections, including Moishe's Bagel, Seth Lakeman and Dougie MacLean. Rpt.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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If you're wanting to hear some live music then look no further than this week's Travelling Folk as Bruce Macgregor is joined by the award winning Mischa Macpherson Trio! Singer songwriter Kim Edgar will be revealing all about her current project with Rachel Sermanni and if that's not enough we'll have a whole host of new music including tracks from Bellowhead, Twelfth Day and Dougie Maclean's recent collaboration with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor has new music from Corran Raa, Loudon Wainwright and Kevin Macleod.

Travelling Folk is back with brand new music from Corran Raa, Loudon Wainwright, Kevin Macleod and much more!

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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A chance to hear a very special Travelling Folk, celebrating some of the most influential women in folk. Bruce Macgregor is joined in the studio by Sheena Wellington. We also hear the thoughts of Joanie Madden and Mary Black. Plus a whole host of music including tracks from Kathryn Tickell, Natalie McMaster, The Poozies, Helene Blum and many more.

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A chance to hear a very special Travelling Folk, celebrating some of the most influential women in folk. Bruce Macgregor is joined in the studio by Sheena Wellington. We also hear the thoughts of Joanie Madden and Mary Black. Plus a whole host of music including tracks from Kathryn Tickell, Natalie McMaster, The Poozies, Helene Blum and many more.

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Bruce MacGregor pays tribute to two musical greats: Buddy MacMaster and Jean Redpath.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Tonight Travelling Folk pays tribute to two musical greats, Cape Breton Fiddler Buddy MacMaster with guest Iain MacFarlane and legendary Scottish Folk Singer Jean Redpath with guests Sheena Wellington, Fiona Ritchie and Karine Polwart.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is back in the hotseat with the very best folk and roots music.

Bruce MacGregor is back in the hotseat to bring you some of the very best folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Eddi Reader and Paul McKenna.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Eddi Reader who'll be revealing all about her brand new EP release, while Paul McKenna gives the lowdown on his band's tour with The Outside Track.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world including brand new tracks from Findlay Napier, The Stray Birds, Kathryn Tickell & The Side.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you brand new music from Baltic Crossing, Yvonne Lyon, While & Matthews, as well as tracks from Silly Wizard, Blair Douglas, Anam and many more!

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer and broadcaster Jimmie Macgregor.

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Bruce MacGregor is joined by Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr, who talk about their new book.

Bruce Macgregor will be joined by Scottish broadcaster Fiona Ritchie and her co-author Doug Orr who will be talking about their new book Wayfaring Strangers, which takes its readers on a musical voyage across the ocean, from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia. There's also music from Hot Club Of Cowtown, The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Elizabethan Sessions, Sarah Hayes and more!

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Traditional musician Nuala Kennedy will be our guest tonight chatting to Bruce in the second hour of the show about her new collaboration - The ALT. Harpist Rachel Hair will be revealing her favourite classic album of all time, we'll also be hearing the results of an interesting collaboration between the Levellers and Bellowhead, as well as plenty music from a whole host of artists including Alyth McCormack, Alison Brown, Pete Clark, Jamie Smiths Mabon and much more.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

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Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Including brand new music from Treacherous Orchestra, Kirsty Law, Kirsten Allstaff and more!

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Multi-instrumentalist Will Pound and his band join Bruce Macgregor for a very special edition of Travelling Folk tonight. Will reveals all about his early influences in music as well as performing a wee session with his band especially for Travelling Folk. We'll also have a whole variety of music including Louis Armstrong, Stevie Wonder, Lady Maisery, Kim Edgar and Genticorum!

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Multi-instrumentalist Will Pound and his band join Bruce Macgregor for a very special edition of Travelling Folk tonight. Will reveals all about his early influences in music as well as performing a wee session with his band especially for Travelling Folk. We'll also have a whole variety of music including Louis Armstrong, Stevie Wonder, Lady Maisery, Kim Edgar and Genticorum!

20141127

Multi-instrumentalist Will Pound and his band join Bruce Macgregor for a very special edition of Travelling Folk.

20141204

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

2014120420141207 (RS)

James Mackintosh and Malcolm Crosbie from Shooglenifty join Bruce Macgregor. There is also music from Thompson, Rant, O'Hooley & Tidow, Dallahan, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman and more.

20141211

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

2014121120141214 (RS)

Bruce Macgregor is joined by Duncan Chisholm and Siobhan Miller. With music from Findlay Napier, Begley, McKay & Stout, Skippinish, Sheila Stewart, Wookalilly and more.

20141218

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

2014121820141221 (RS)

Cathal McConnell and Gary Innes join Bruce MacGregor.

20141225

20141225

Join Bruce MacGregor for a festive special, as we share with you our Christmas Songbook, with tracks from The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Boys of the Lough, Dick Gaughan and many more!

2014122520141228 (RS)

Join Bruce MacGregor for a festive special, including an eavesdrop on Phil Cunningham's Christmas Song Book. Also music from The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, The Chieftains, Ange Hardy, Elephant Sessions and many more!

2015010820150111 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Including new releases from The Hazey Janes, Jennifer Crook, Haltadans and First Light.

2015011520150118 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor is joined by Irish folk group the Dublin Legends.

20150129

Ross Ainslie, Allison Moorer, Aoife O'Donovan and Sara Watkins are just some of the musicians performing live for this very special edition of Travelling Folk.

20150129

2015012920150319 (RS)

Ross Ainslie, Allison Moorer, Aoife O'Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins are just some of the musicians performing live for this very special edition of Travelling Folk.

20150205

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2015021220150215 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor and Anna Massie present a Travelling Folk Valentine special!

20150219

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150226

Bruce MacGregor is joined by The Poozies live in session for Travelling Folk.

20150226

2015022620150301 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor is joined by The Poozies live in session for Travelling Folk.

20150305

20150305

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

2015030520150308 (RS)

Travelling Folk celebrates International Women's Day, with music from Aoife O'Donovan, Karine Polwart, Sheila Stewart, Natalie MacMaster, Sharon Shannon, Kathryn Tickell and more. Also brand new tracks from India Electric, April Verch, Donnie Munro, The Poozies and Barluath.

20150312

20150312

Award-winning singer and songwriter Bella Hardy joins Bruce MacGregor.

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Award-winning singer and songwriter Bella Hardy joins Bruce MacGregor.

2015032220150326 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor plays the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150329
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Members of the band Daimh, musician Angus Lyon and guitarist Tony McManus join Bruce.

Bruce MacGregor is joined by members of the Gaelic band Daimh, while musician Angus Lyon reveals one of his biggest influences. Tony McManus pays tribute to fellow guitarist John Renbourn who passed away this week.

20150405

Bruce MacGregor plays the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150412

Bruce MacGregor plays the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150419
20150426

Bruce MacGregor is joined by Ronnie Browne, founding member of the Corries.

20150503

Bruce MacGregor has an interview with Canadian folk group Le Vent du Nord.

20150503

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Bruce MacGregor has an interview with Canadian folk group Le Vent du Nord.

20150510

Bruce MacGregor plays the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150517
20150524

Bruce MacGregor plays the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150531

This week Bruce's special guests are Peter Morrison and Ross Couper of the Peatbog Faeries - they'll be discussing their new album, Blackhouse. Plus new tracks from Scotland, Cape Breton and the USA.

20150607

Donald Black and Namvula Rennie join Bruce Macgregor. We'll also have brand new music from Richard Thompson, Jansberg, Boo Hewerdine, Sharon Shannon and more!

20150614

Join Travelling Folk's celebrations at BBC Music at the Quay. It's a star studded line up with Salsa Celtica, Emily Smith and Tim Edey and all presented by Bruce Macgregor.

20150614

2015061420150802 (RS)

Join Travelling Folk's celebrations at BBC Music at the Quay. It's a star studded line up with Salsa Celtica, Ross Couper with Tom Oakes and Emily Smith and all presented by Bruce Macgregor.

20150621

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150628
20150705

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150712
20150712

20150712

A very special edition of Travelling Folk, with singer, songwriter and musician Richard Thompson joining Bruce Macgregor.

2015071220151206 (RS)

A very special edition of Travelling Folk, with singer, songwriter and musician Richard Thompson joining Bruce Macgregor.

20150719

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150726

Bruce MacGregor is joined by Calum and Rory Macdonald.

20150809

This week Bruce MacGregor brings you a very special live edition of Travelling Folk from the Edinburgh Festival. He will be joined by cutting edge folk group, The Elephant Sessions and singer/accordionist, Inge Thomson. All in front of an audience capturing the buzz of the Fringe at the BBC's Potterow venue.

20150809

2015080920160103 (RS)

This week Bruce MacGregor brings you a very special live edition of Travelling Folk from the Edinburgh Festival. He will be joined by cutting edge folk group, The Elephant Sessions and singer/accordionist, Inge Thomson, who be playing with Fraser Fifield. Plus fiddler Marie Fielding accompanied by Craig Paton and Tom Orr. All in front of an audience capturing the buzz of the Fringe at the BBC's Potterow venue. Rpt.

20150830

Bruce Macgregor will be joined by Hamish Napier and Adam Sutherland who will be performing live for Travelling Folk from Studio 1 in Glasgow! Fred Morrison will also be chatting to Bruce about his new album release with the Fred Morrison Trio.

20150906

Bruce MacGregor presents the best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20150913

Bruce will be hosting our very own Trad Disco so get your dancing shoes on! We've commissioned a special Travelling Dance set from DJ Dolphin Boy, a first for the programme. Plus tracks from Martyn Bennett, Sketch, Face the West and the Peatbog Faeries.

Our Classic Album this week is Blair Douglas' Summer in Skye. Angus McPhail of Skippinish will be in telling us why it was so seminal.

20150920

Join Bruce Macgregor as he share the very best of music tracks, old, new, borrowed and blue !

20150927

20150927

Join Bruce for two hours of the very best of today's music and song. Leading piper Scott Wood is special guest, chatting about his stunning debut album.

20151004

Mairearad Green and Anna Massie join Bruce for a live session in Inverness featuring tunes from their third album together. Plus news of the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention on Cape Breton Island and how the founder believes that in the age of social media, traditional music is alive and kicking.

20151018

20151018

Bruce MacGregor presents the best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20151025

20151025

Bruce MacGregor presents the best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20151101

Bruce MacGregor has trio LAU in session with music from their latest album, The Bell that Never Rang. Plus, BBC Introducing artists 'Dowally' chat to Bruce about their approach to music. And we hear some of the shortlisted bands up for Album of the Year at the Scottish Trad Awards.

20151108

Bruce MacGregor presents the best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20151115

Bruce MacGregor presents the best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20151122

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Donald Shaw, the man behind Celtic Connection is special guest, chatting about the festival in January 2016.

20151129

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Mary Ann Kennedy introduces us to the sounds of Aon Teanga:Un Çhengey - One Tongue, a mix of Scottish, Irish and Manx Gaelic.

20151129

2015112920160221 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Mary Ann Kennedy introduces us to the sounds of Aon Teanga:Un Çhengey - One Tongue, a mix of Scottish, Irish and Manx Gaelic.

20151213

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Singer Claire Hastings, the present BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician, joins us in session and for a chat.

20160110

20160110

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160120

Bruce MacGregor hosts a special Trad disco live from Celtic Connections with Sketch, Griogair Labhruidh, Halcyon and DJ Dolphin.

20160124

Bruce MacGregor rounds up his time at the Celtic Connections with guests Dallahan, Talisk, Tim O'Brien and Cara.

20160207

Bruce welcomes the Songs of Separation collaboration to the BBC studios at Pacific Quay for an exclusive session for Travelling Folk. Ten of the UK's most accomplished folk musicians gathered on the island of Eigg in June 2015 to make an album with the theme of Separation. The result is a rich mixture of songs reflecting the different traditions they all represent. The musicians are Karine Polwart, Eliza Carthy, Mary McMaster, Kate Young, Hazel Askew, Rowan Rheingans, Hannah James, Hannah Read, Jenn Butterworth and Jenny Hill. As well as the five songs they perform for us, Bruce also hears how they went about creating such an expansive album in such a short space of time.

Plus, we continue the theme of separation with a variety of songs and tunes which tell stories about it through emigration, war and love.

20160207

2016020720160619 (RS)

Bruce welcomes the Songs of Separation collaboration to the BBC studios at Pacific Quay for an exclusive session for Travelling Folk. Ten of the UK's most accomplished folk musicians gathered on the island of Eigg in June 2015 to make an album with the theme of Separation. The result is a rich mixture of songs reflecting the different traditions they all represent. The musicians are Karine Polwart, Eliza Carthy, Mary McMaster, Kate Young, Hazel Askew, Rowan Rheingans, Hannah James, Hannah Read, Jenn Butterworth and Jenny Hill. As well as the five songs they perform for us, Bruce also hears how they went about creating such an expansive album in such a short space of time.

Plus, we continue the theme of separation with a variety of songs and tunes which tell stories about it through emigration, war and love.

20160214

Bruce MacGregor and Anna Massie explore the theme of love through song. And they also chat to Mohsen Amini, BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of 2016.

20160228

Bruce MacGregor speaks to Mairearad Green about her new album, Summer Isles.

20160306

20160306

Bruce MacGregor speaks to multi instrumentalist and composer, Hamish Napier, about his new album The River. Hamish grew up next to the River Spey and this has left a lasting impact on his music making, from the sounds of the river to the various characters who live around it. Hamish also shares two influence tracks.

Plus new releases from Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, The Furrow Collective and The James Brothers. And news of lots of gigs occurring around the country this Spring.

2016031320160710 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings a special programme celebrating the folk music of Canada. Canada is a massive country not only geographically but culturally. This cultural diversity breeds a very lively folk and roots scene. From the fiddle tradition of Cape Breton - where the Scottish influences are still very much in evidence - to the thriving multicultural cities of Toronto and Vancouver. Plus of course the French Canadian music of Quebec. And not forgetting all the regions in between!

Bruce gets the inside track from Roddy Campbell of Penguin Eggs Folk and Roots Magazine in Canada with music selections from bands making people's ears prick up across the water. Plus a session with the East Pointers of Prince Edward Island recorded during their recent visit to Scotland. And some of our favourite new and older Canadian music we've enjoyed playing on Travelling Folk over the years.

20160313

Bruce MacGregor brings a special programme celebrating the folk music of Canada. Canada is a massive country not only geographically but culturally. This cultural diversity breeds a very lively folk and roots scene. From the fiddle tradition of Cape Breton - where the Scottish influences are still very much in evidence - to the thriving multicultural cities of Toronto and Vancouver. Plus of course the French Canadian music of Quebec. And not forgetting all the regions in between!

Bruce gets the inside track from Roddy Campbell of Penguin Eggs Folk and Roots Magazine in Canada with music selections from bands making people's ears prick up across the water. Plus a session with the East Pointers of Prince Edward Island recorded during their recent visit to Scotland. And some of our favourite new and older Canadian music we've enjoyed playing on Travelling Folk over the years.

20160313

20160313

Bruce MacGregor brings a special programme celebrating the folk music of Canada. Canada is a massive country not only geographically but culturally. This cultural diversity breeds a very lively folk and roots scene. From the fiddle tradition of Cape Breton - where the Scottish influences are still very much in evidence - to the thriving multicultural cities of Toronto and Vancouver. Plus of course the French Canadian music of Quebec. And not forgetting all the regions in between!

Bruce gets the inside track from Roddy Campbell of Penguin Eggs Folk and Roots Magazine in Canada with music selections from bands making people's ears prick up across the water. Plus a session with the East Pointers of Prince Edward Island recorded during their recent visit to Scotland. And some of our favourite new and older Canadian music we've enjoyed playing on Travelling Folk over the years.

20160320

Bruce MacGregor welcomes Jarlath Henderson to Travelling Folk to discuss his debut solo album, Hearts Broken, Heads Turned. Jarlath is best known as a whistle and uilleann pipe player often paired with Ross Ainslie. In this album he branches out into song. Bruce discovers how he manages to juggle a life of music making with the demands of being a medical doctor. And Jarlath chooses a classic album which has influenced him musically.

20160327

Anna Massie welcomes Breabach to the studio for a live session after the release of their fifth studio album, Astar.

20160403

20160403

IMAR are a new band on the block and we are very happy to be welcoming them for their first ever radio session just days before they head to the recording studio to put together their first album.

Plus all the latest folk and roots tracks from Scotland and beyond.

And news of gigs happening around the country.

20160410

Luke Daniels explains how his discovery of a polyphon - a disc playing music box invented in 1870 - has informed his new album, Revolve and Rotate.

Plus news from Edinburgh's Trad Fest. And all the latest new folk and roots music from Scotland and beyond.

20160417

20160417

Edwina Hayes is a singer songwriter based in Yorkshire. She has toured with Jools Holland, Van Morrison and Nanci Griffith to name but a few. We've enjoyed playing her music on Travelling Folk for many years now and we are very happy to be welcoming her to the programme for a live session and chat.

Plus we start to gather ideas for our very own Travelling Folk running playlist.

And music from Afro Celt Sound System, Maria Dunn, The Whisky River Boat Band, Basco and much much more.

20160424

20160424

Fiddler, record producer and composer, John McCusker is celebrating 25 years as a professional music with a tour. John and fellow musicians Adam Holmes, Toby Shaer, Andy Cutting and Innes White drop by the studio in Aberdeen for a session and chat.

Plus, Fran Vaughan of Run Folk helps us compile our very own Travelling Folk running playlist.

20160501

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160515

20160515

Harpist and singer Rachel Newton joins Bruce to talk about her latest solo album 'Here's My Heart Come Take It'.

20160522

20160522

Bruce MacGregor presents a special Travelling Folk, dedicated to the world of Piping. Guests include Hamish Moore and Calum MacCrimmon. Tracks feature the very best of our piping stars.

20160529

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160605

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160612

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160626

20160626

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

20160703
20160703

20160703

Bruce MacGregor is joined by North East singer songwriter Jenny Sturgeon for a live session featuring songs from her debut solo album 'From the Skein'. She'll be accompanied by Johnny Hardie on guitar.

Also, we'll be previewing the Stonehaven Folk Festival which takes place next weekend where we are recording the Saturday night concert for Travelling Folk.

20160717

Anna Massie introduces the Saturday night concert at the 2016 Stonehaven Folk Festival featuring music and interviews from Tannera and Daimh.

20160724

20160724

Brighde Chaimbeul from Kyle of Lochalsh won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2016 for her astonishing piping. Bruce welcomes her to the studio for a live session.

Plus news of the forthcoming Shetland Fiddle Frenzy.

20160724

Brighde Chaimbeul from Kyle of Lochalsh won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2016 for her astonishing piping. Bruce welcomes her to the studio for a live session.

Plus news of the forthcoming Shetland Fiddle Frenzy.

20160724

Bruce MacGregor has a live session from award-winning piper Brighde Chaimbeul.

20160807

2016080720161120 (RS)

Bruce MacGregor brings you a special programme recorded at the Cambridge Folk Festival. We're focusing on the English folk scene, looking at how musicians express their sense of Englishness through music. With performances and chat from Eliza Carthy, Stick in the Wheel, The Rheingans Sisters, O'Hooley and Tidow and Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys. Plus, Bruce catches up with Mark Radcliffe of BBC Radio 2's Folk Show and Festival Director, Eddie Barcan.

20160807

Bruce MacGregor presents a special programme recorded at Cambridge Folk Festival.

Bruce MacGregor brings you a special programme recorded at the Cambridge Folk Festival.

20160814

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160821

Bruce MacGregor presents live music from the Edinburgh Festival.

20160828

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160904

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160911

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20160918

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world. Bruce chats to Take The Floor's new presenter Gary Innes. And the 2nd hour we share a wonderful concert set from Sharon Shannon and her Band, recorded live at Glassel Hall Aberdeenshire.

20161002

20161002

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161002

Transylvanian born singer song writer Lizabett Russo has made Scotland her home. We first came across her on the BBC Introducing uploader. This evening she joins Bruce for a live session in Aberdeen which includes a song from her native Transylvania.

Plus tunes and songs to mark the passing of the geese overhead as they migrate to Scotland for the winter months. And lots of new releases too.

20161009

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161016

Bruce MacGregor with highlights from the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year Semi Finals 2017 which took place in Coulter Hall near Biggar on Saturday 8th October. We have chat and sets from all 13 musicians. Plus an insight into what it's like accompanying the semi finalists. And how it is to judge such a competition. Bruce will reveal who will be going forward to the finals at Celtic Connections towards the end of the programme.

And we mark the passing of fiddler Angus R. Grant of Shooglenifty who died this week - we'll be playing a couple of tracks.

20161023

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161030

20161030

Bruce MacGregor speaks to journalist George Monbiot about his latest collaboration with singer Ewan McLennan looking at how loneliness is affecting our society. Could folk music offer the answer?

Plus chat and live sets from Esko Jarvella, a phenomenal Finnish fiddler.

20161106

20161106

Bruce MacGregor presents a special concert recorded at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow which was curated by Kathleen MacInnes. Featuring performances from Ross Ainslie, Fiona Hunter, Blue Rose Code and Michelle Burke among others.

Plus, we play a track from each of the ten shortlisted discs in the Album of the Year category at the Scots Trad Awards.

20161113

20161113

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161120

20161120

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161127

20161127

Multi instrumentalist Hamish Napier stands in for Bruce MacGregor. He welcomes young duo Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach to the studio for a live session.

20161204

20161204

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161204

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161211

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

Accordionist, singer and composer Inge Thomson comes from Fair Isle, which sits between Shetland and Orkney and is the remotest inhabited island in the UK. The recent BBC tv series 'Fair Isle - Island on the Edge' follows the lives of some of the 55 islanders and features music composed by Inge. She tells Bruce about the musical tradition associated with Fair Isle and shares some of her experimental work gathering underwater sounds using a hydrophone.

20161218

20161218

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

20161225

Bruce MacGregor with a special Christmas Day Ceilidh featuring the Travelling Folk house band of Anna Massie, Mairearad Green and Brian McAlpine. Plus guest appearances from Scott Gardiner and Mischa MacPherson.

07/02/201620160619

Bruce welcomes the Songs of Separation collaboration to the BBC studios at Pacific Quay for an exclusive session for Travelling Folk. Ten of the UK's most accomplished folk musicians gathered on the island of Eigg in June 2015 to make an album with the theme of Separation. The result is a rich mixture of songs reflecting the different traditions they all represent. The musicians are Karine Polwart, Eliza Carthy, Mary McMaster, Kate Young, Hazel Askew, Rowan Rheingans, Hannah James, Hannah Read, Jenn Butterworth and Jenny Hill. As well as the five songs they perform for us, Bruce also hears how they went about creating such an expansive album in such a short space of time.

Plus, we continue the theme of separation with a variety of songs and tunes which tell stories about it through emigration, war and love.

07/10/2010

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Join Bruce MacGregor on BBC Radio Scotland's flagship folk show.

Award winning musician and composer Tim Edey is Bruce Macgregor's guest for this week's special edition of Travelling Folk.

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Join Bruce Macgregor for this week's Travelling Folk when his guest will be the legendary singer songwriter Dougie Maclean. James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Jann Arden are just some of the artists selected by Dougie in this very special edition of the programme. We'll also have music from the likes of Admiral Fallow, Riobo and Rura to keep you listening!

Bruce MacGregor is joined by singer-songwriter Dougie Maclean.

30/09/2010

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Join musician Anna Massie for this week's Travelling Folk, as she steps into Bruce Macgregor's rather large shoes!

Anna will be revealing some of her favourite tracks and there will also be the chance to hear her interview with master fiddler and banjo player, Bruce Molsky.

All that and more at five past 8 tonight on BBC Radio Scotland!

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

Anna Massie Sits In2014021320140216 (RS)

Musician Annie Massie continues to keep the Travelling Folk hot seat warm for Bruce Macgregor! Tonight there's a chance to hear Anna's indepth interview with musician and producer Mike Vaas. We share some of your Valentine tracks and follow the Queen's Baton to South Africa.

Anna Massie Sits In2014091120140914 (RS)

for Bruce MacGregor with folk and roots music from around the world.

Annie Massie Sits In20140213

Musician Annie Massie continues to keep the Travelling Folk hot seat warm for Bruce Macgregor! Tonight there's a chance to hear Anna's indepth interview with musician and producer Mike Vaas.

Celtic Connections20150120

Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

Celtic Connections20150120

Celtic Connections2015012020151227 (RS)

Le Vent Du Nord, Tommy Emmanuel, the Angus Nicolson Trio and Shooglenifty join Bruce Macgregor for a very special Travelling Folk from Celtic Connections! Rpt.

Celtic Connections20150122

Rura, The Alan Kelly Gang, Horse and Boo Hewerdine all join Bruce Macgregor for a very special edition of Travelling folk, live from Celtic Connections 2015.

Celtic Connections20160117

Celtic Connections20160117

Bruce MacGregor is live at Celtic Connections with guests the Scott Wood Band, Karen Matheson, the Calum Stewart Trio and the John Langan Band.

Celtic Connections Live On Bbc Radio Scotland2013013120130725 (RS)
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Bruce Macgregor presents two hours of live music with guests Rura, Vamm, Gilles Le Bigot & Jean Michel Veillon and David Vernon & Dick Lee.

Folk Gathering20110224
Folk Gathering20110224

Mixing up the musical genres this week on BBC Radio Scotland REMIXED, join Mary Ann Kennedy for this special Folk Gathering, as she takes you worldwide, sharing the very best of Folk sounds from around the globe.

Email: travellingfolk@bbc.co.uk.

Gary Innes sits in20150823

Gary Innes sits in20150823

Gary speaks to singer Karen Matheson about her new solo album - Urram. This features a whole range of musicians from across the globe including Seiko Keita from Senegal on African kora, Soumik Datta from India on Sarod and various Scottish musicians.

Gary will also hear from Session A9. Plus a whole range of tracks to provide the perfect soundtrack to the end of the weekend.

Stuart Cassells Sits In2013041820130421 (RS)

for Bruce MacGregor to bring you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.

The Best of Travelling Folk with Bruce MacGregor20161129

...With Bruce MacGregor. Bruce MacGregor looks back on the best of Travelling Folk, featuring incredible sessions and interviews that nurture new talent as well as celebrating old.

The Best of Travelling Folk with Bruce MacGregor20161129

The Best of Travelling Folk with Bruce MacGregor20161129

Bruce MacGregor looks back on some of the highlights of the show in a special programme.

The Best Of Travelling Folk With Bruce Macgregor2016112920170102 (RS)

With Bruce MacGregor. Bruce MacGregor looks back on the best of Travelling Folk, featuring incredible sessions and interviews that nurture new talent as well as celebrating old.

Travelling Folk Special With Bruce Macgregor20160818

Bruce MacGregor presents the very best in folk and roots music from around the world.

109/09/2010

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