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Bogha-frois: LGBT+ Voices in Folk

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Bogha-frois: LGBT+ Voices in Folk

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Bogha-frois: LGBT+ Voices in Folk

Celtic Connections

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£14
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Dates and times

Sunday 3 February 2019
8:00PM - 10:30PM

Taking its name from the Gaelic word for rainbow, this showcase concert is the culmination of a 2018 project for Scottish LGBT+ folk musicians, aimed at creating new work from their personal stories and community perspective. As well as chief organiser Pedro Cameron – former fiddler with The Dirty Beggars, now going solo as Man of the Minch – the workshop leaders were singers/songwriters Rachel Sermanni and Josie Duncan, fiddler Laura Wilkie, and accordionist Grant MacFarlane. Performances here will feature both tutors and participants, with a guest appearance by Gaelic singer Kim Carnie, and a short film chronicling the project.

Supported by Creative Scotland and Outspoken Arts Scotland the project aims give a platform and voice to the LGBT+ community in the traditional and folk music scene in Scotland.


Venue

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite

G2 3NY