Old Fruitmarket

A Ceilidh for Gordon

A Ceilidh for Gordon
Dates and times
2nd Feb 2024
8:00PM - 11:45PM
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

A special night to celebrate the life and legacy of Tiree accordion tutor Gordon Connell. Awarded STMA Music Tutor of the year in 2010, very few people will ever match the impact on a community and island as Gordon did over five decades of music tuition, sessions and ceilidhs. 

His former pupils will join together to pay tribute to Gordon with one of the biggest ceilidh's Glasgow has ever seen! Featuring Angus MacPhail (Skipinnish), Campbell Brown (Gunna Sound), Daniel & Martin Gillespie (Skerryvore), Ian Smith (Trail West), Eilidh MacFadyen (Dùn Mòr) and an all-star house band including Ross Wilson (Tide Lines), Jamie MacDonald (Eabhal, Dùn Mòr, Hebridean Fiddle Project) and Andrew Findlater (Trail West). Hosted by Take the Floor's accordion maestro Gary Innes.

Booking Information

A 12% booking fee is included in the ticket price, as advertised. At check-out this fee will be shown separately for receipt purposes and to ensure the face value of your ticket is correct. Prices are subject to change. Prices may vary on the night of a show. Transactions fees may vary depending on event. Under 18's are not permitted in the venue after 1am.

Dispatch Charges

E-tickets - Free of charge
Fulfilment Fee - £1.95

Transaction Charges apply as follows

Online up to £1.50
Phone up to £1.75
Counter/ In Person: Free

Tickets Booking Line:
0141 353 8000.
Lines open Monday-Saturday 09:00-17:00 (excluding Bank Holidays). Please check opening hours over any Bank Holiday period.

To view the full Ticket Purchase Policy please click here

Accessible toilets

There are accessible toilets located to the right of the entrance to the auditorium on the ground floor and on the balcony adjacent to the Candleriggs Bar.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and are allowed in the auditorium.

Hearing loop

This venue does provide audio described performances.

There is a hearing assistance system. The hearing system is infrared. A deposit is required for the sound enhancement system.

Baby changing

There is a baby changing unit within the accessible toilet located to the right of the entrance to the auditorium on the ground floor.

Baby feeding

Available on request


The cloakroom is located on the 1st floor next to the toilets. There is a £1 charge (only open for events or where a client has requested the facility)


On street, metered parking and nearby multi-storey

Free wifi

There is free public Wifi access. To connect, visitors have to register with the Old Fruitmarket Public Wifi which should pop up on their browser. After that visitors will only need their password for future uses.

Location Map

Part of the City Halls complex the Old Fruitmarket is an incredibly versatile venue. Visit the Old Fruitmarket's venue hire webpage to find out more.

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