The festival is well on course to be a classic year. In particular the theme of Connections seems to be a major part of it. While it has always been a significant festival factor, this year seems to be emphasising connections in almost all of the events.
Probably one of the most significant will be tonight's concert celebrating the centenary of the birth of
|MacColl. huge influence|
|Karine Polwart links Horizons and MacColl|
Sam Sweeney's Fiddle was a great piece of work that deservedly attracted a standing ovation from the audience in the Tron. Review here.
keep tuned for reviews of Luka Bloom - and the fire alarm! - and Canzionere Grecanico Salentino!