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Scottish music radio programmes

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In Scotland

Radio Scotland (MW= Medium Wave 810, FM = 92.4 to 94.7). All the programmes below are FM and MW unless otherwise stated. Radio Scotland MW can be picked up as far south as London when conditions are favourable. mailto:

Mr Anderson's fine tunes: 2:00-4:00
Live at the Lemon Tree 7-8pm

Mr Anderson's fine tunes: 2:00-4:00
Celtic Connections 7-9pm

Mr Anderson's fine tunes: 2:00-4:00

Mr Anderson's fine tunes: 2:00-4:00
Travelling Folk 7-9pm

Mr Anderson's fine tunes: 2:00-4:00

Take the floor 6:30-8pm
Travelling Folk 8-10pm
Celtic Connections 10-12 midnight

The Reel Blend: 10-12am MW & FM
Pipeline: 9:00-9:45pm

Radio nan Gaidheal also has a lot of music. Unsure of exact times of music programmes though. (On 103.5 - 105 & 97.9 FM) Na durachdan (6:05-7:30 on Fridays) plays popular request music
Radio nan Gaidheal broadcasts in the Edinburgh area on 104.7FM. Its broadcasting times in Scotland are:
7:30-12:00 and 17:00-19:30 (Mon-Thu)
7:30-12:00 and 17:00-23:00 (Fri);
9:00-13:00 (Sat);
15:00-15:30 and 21:00-22:00 Sun

Moray Firth Radio have a folk show on Thursday evenings 7:30 to 9:00. They can be contacted at mailto:

Folk on 2, BBC Radio 2. Wednesdays 8-9pm.

Covers British Folk. Presented by Jim Lloyd
there is also frequent series of folk & features on Wednesdays between 8pm and 9:30pm on Radio 2 (three half hour programmes)

In the US

The Thistle and Shamrock. This is hosted by Fiona Ritchie.
There is an on-line list of stations carrying this programme -

Ceolas carries another list, of over one hundred American celtic music radio programs, and several in other parts of the world:

The Thistle and Shamrock has a brochure that gives some background on Fiona Ritchie and the show, and includes information about their Newsletter, Playlists, and Souvenirs: T-shirts, a pin, tankard and coasters. If you want this brochure, send a SASE to "The Thistle and Shamrock, P.O. Box 560646, Charlotte, NC 28256 (USA).

At Ceolas, there is a list "Ceolas Worldwide Celtic Music Radio Listing"

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