Merchant Square

Merchant City Festival Music: Celtic Connections Friday!

Merchant City Festival Music: Celtic Connections Friday!
Free - no ticket required
Dates and times
19th Jul 2024
7:00PM - 10:00PM
18+ years

A night of Celtic Connections favourites!

📅 When: Friday 19th July 2024

🕒 Time: 7 pm - 10 pm

🎟️ No ticket required, drop-in for FREE 

📍 Where: Merchant Square 

🎶 Megan MacDonald, Chloë Bryce & Calum McIlroy

Megan MacDonald (Eabhal, HEISK), Chloë Bryce & Calum McIlroy (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2024) are a Glasgow based folk, blending fiddle, accordion, guitar, and their voices to present an array of dynamic tunes and delicate songs.

🎻Rebecca Hill & Charlie Stewart

Rebecca Hill and Charlie Stewart are a harpist and fiddle player whose debut album saw them reach the finals of the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2023. The pair experiment with contemporary compositional techniques, creating hypnotic themes and integrating large sections of improvisation within arrangements, bringing an off- the-cuff, conversational feel to tracks.

🎵Eryn Rae Trio

Eryn Rae is an acclaimed Borders-born fiddler boasting a traditional yet distinct sound, combining influences from all over Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton, America, and Scandinavia. Eryn was crowned the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2022.


Indie Trad band Dlù are a trad fusion band, and one of the most respected voices of their genre. Their eclectic musical backgrounds influence their original melodies and arrangements, giving the band their own distinctive sound.

🎧 Stick around for a set from DJ 'Thee DDN' from 10pm until midnight!

Mastermind of Nitric rhythms, thee DDN is an avid music fan and regular record-rinser. Prepare to party; welcome the wondrous. Groovin' basslines, anthemic riffs, twisted pop & rock throughout the decades - thee DDN promises to transport the late night crew to another dimension.

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