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HEBCELT20 WILL BE PART OF INDIAN SUMMER FOR RAGHU DIXIT

02/07/2015

#HEBCELT20 WILL MARK ISLAND FESTIVAL DEBUT FOR INDIAN SINGER RAGHU DIXIT He has played to over 100,000 people in his home state, performed at Glastonbury and to the Royal Family and been Number One on the iTunes world music charts many times, but Raghu Dixit says he is still waiting for his big break. Often […]

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HEBCELT20 PERFECT STAGE TO RELAUNCH CEILIDH TRAIL

#HEBCELT20 PROVIDES STAGE TO RELAUNCH ISLAND CEILIDH TRAIL This year’s 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival is providing the perfect platform to re-launch a Ceilidh Trail in the islands. Seven of the finest local young traditional musicians will be performing on the festival’s Islands Stage in front of thousands of fans in the main arena on […]

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HEBCELT FANS CAN GO FOR GOLD

25/06/2015

#HEBCELT20 GOLDEN GIVEAWAY FOR MUSIC FESTIVAL FANS BUYING BY JULY DEADLINE Music fans are being given a golden opportunity to attend this year’s 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival in style with the launch of a VIP prize draw that could see you and your friends rub shoulders with the stars. Today (Thursday 25 June) marks […]

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TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA RETURN FOR 20TH HEBCELT

TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA HEAD FOR HEBCELT AFTER SCOTTISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR ACCLAIM Creativity comes from all directions within the Treacherous Orchestra and fine-tuning can often see the music take unexpected twists. The supergroup, which formed in 2009, has 12 members, all successful musicians in their own right with many also being highly-productive tune-writers. It makes […]

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RECORD ENTRY FOR HIGHLAND TOURISM AWARDS

23/06/2015

HITA HITS THE HEIGHTS WITH RECORD AWARDS ENTRY A record number of tourism businesses in the Highlands and Islands have entered or been nominated for a prestigious award this year. Judging began this week on the 190 entries and nominations which have been received for the 2015 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA). The total […]

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HEBCELT SHOP READY AS FESTIVAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS

21/06/2015

CURTAIN UP FOR HEBCELT AS NEW SHOP OPENS The sound of music and the smell of food will draw people to the heart of Stornoway as the 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival takes centre stage. A new base for the award-winning festival will open to the public on Monday, 22nd June for the sale of […]

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AFRO CELTS AND HEBCELT SHARE ANNIVERSARY PARTY

18/06/2015

AFRO CELTS MAKE WELCOME RETURN TO HEBCELT The award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival will be sharing its 20th anniversary celebrations with a band that has become a favourite of the island audience. The award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival will be sharing its 20th anniversary celebrations with a band that has become a favourite of the island audience. […]

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CHRIS PITCHES IN AT US OPEN

14/06/2015

 INTERNATIONAL FESCUE MISSION FOR CHRIS While millions of golf fans follow the fortunes of the world’s best players at the US Open this week, a leading Scottish course manager’s focus will be more grounded. Chris Haspell, the Course Manager at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links near Inverness, is playing a leading role in the […]

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CASTLE COURSE FIT FOR A KING

12/06/2015

PALMER PLANS AT CASTLE STUART DRIVING AHEAD Two world leading golf course architects from Arnold Palmer Design Company say it is a ‘dream come true’ to be helping create a new iconic course at the renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links in the Scottish Highlands. The Arnold Palmer Group, which is investing in the current partnership […]

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IS HEBCELT READY FOR CHASTITY?

11/06/2015

CHASTITY READY TO MAKE A CELTIC CONNECTION Born in New Hampshire, raised in Tennessee and now living in Minneapolis, singer Chastity Brown cites Dolly Parton as much as Mavis Staples amongst her biggest influences. Her music has also been shaped by genetics; her father was an African-American jazz/blues musician and her mother grew up in […]

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