The Old Fruitmarket

The Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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The Old Fruitmarket

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Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs

Big Vern n the Shootahs return with their rhythm'n'blues party grooves.

Mon 22 Dec

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Breabach and Alan Kelly Gang and Waiora

Internationally acclaimed as one of Scotland’s most exciting and accomplished folk acts, Breabach channel the pure-distilled potency of Highland traditional music into thrillingly inventive and sophisticated arrangements, featuring twin bagpipes, Scots and Gaelic vocals, fiddle, flute, whistles, guitar and double bass.

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Times vary / £16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Calexico and BC Camplight

Approaching their 20th year, Tucson-based collective Calexico – centred on the founding partnership of Joey Burns and John Convertino – emerged at the forefront of contemporary US acts straddling vintage roots and alternative cool. In mapping their eponymous musical and psychic geography – they’re named for a small…

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£20 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

California Feetwarmers and The Bevvy Sisters

Formed in 2012, the California Feetwarmers already rank among the hottest properties on the US lindy-hop revival scene, living up to their name with a sizzling sonic gumbo of vintage New Orleans jazz, ragtime and swing. With an eight-piece line-up including brass, clarinet, banjo, accordion, piano, guitar, bass…

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

The Chair and Fara

It’s another Orkney invasion at Celtic Connections tonight as those islands’ favourite musical sons, eight-piece party juggernaut The Chair, return to the festival after another highly successful year, including headline festival appearances at WOMAD, Wickerman, Shrewsbury and Edinburgh. While centred firmly on Orcadian…

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

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Danú 20th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guests

Over the last two decades, Danú have secured their reputation as one of Ireland’s finest traditional bands, gradually maturing from youthful firebrands to today’s richly seasoned ensemble, while losing none of their passion for making music together. Originating in Co. Waterford, and named for the ancient Celtic…

Thu 29 Jan 2015


Sweeping and ethereal guitar-driven indie rock by the platinum-selling four-piece from Glasgow to promote the album Later … When The TV Turns To Static.

Sun 21 Dec

£18.50 / 0141 353 8000

Horizons and support

Featuring Kate Rusby, Declan O'Rourke, Karine Polwart, Lewis & Leigh and Damien O'Kane, Horizons is a new partnership project promoting music from the UK and Ireland in the international market, with tonight's line-up focusing on singers and songwriters.  Representing the home team is multi-award-winner Karine…

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Lambchop with Maggie Björklund

Simultaneously invoking and subverting the musical heritage of their Nashville hometown, in a mercurially evolving melange of country, soul, jazz, R&B, vintage pop and avant-garde noise, Lambchop continue to elude classification while rewarding their fiercely loyal fanbase with blissfully beautiful, wilfully warped…

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£20 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

The McCrary Sisters with The Campbell Brothers

As the daughters of the late Rev. Samuel McCrary, co-founder of the legendary Fairfield Four, the McCrary Sisters - Regina, Ann, Alfreda and Deborah – have spent their lives surrounded by gospel music, while over the years they worked individually with the likes of Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin…

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

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Nick Mulvey

London-based indie singer-songwriter.

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£15 / 0141 353 8000

Nordoff Robbins Tartan Clef Scottish Music Awards

An evening honoring musicians and raising funds for charity Nordoff Robbins. Accolades include the King Tut's Songwriting Award, Hard Rock Café & XFM Best Emerging Artist Award and Creative Scotland Best Traditional Scottish Music Award.

Sat 29 Nov

Our Life On Ice: In Conversation With Torvill And Dean: Talk

The ice skating duo talk about their fascinating career and give their own side to the stories that have been reported in the press over the years.

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Making new things old pianist Scott Bradlee became a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube with ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox reworking 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Scottish Ensemble: SE Songbook – A JM 10 Celebration

The Scottish Ensemble celebrates ten years of Jonathan Morton as artistic director with an evening of specially-arranged dance hall music from the 20s to the 60s, featuring much-loved standards from the American songbook. The evening concludes with a party until late. Drinks and canapés are served on arrival.

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Shooglenifty 25th Anniversary Concert with Motu: Oiléain and Dhol Drummers of Rajasthan

It’s hard to credit that Edinburgh sextet Shooglenifty have been at the forefront of contemporary Celtic dance music for a full quarter-century – but that’s how long it is since their official debut gig, at the 1990 Orkney Folk Festival. Still unrivalled in their skill at welding beautiful melodies to wickedly potent…

Skerryvore and DàimhMor - The Big Band

Given the road-miles that Skerryvore clock up, touring extensively each year throughout the UK, Europe and North America, it’s a wonder how this fervently-loved Scottish folk-rock seven-piece find time to write and record new material – but somehow they do, with the latest fruits of their studio labours, Chasing the Sun…

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Step Into My Parlour featuring Michelle Burke

Having started out as a two-hander performance in Edinburgh's eponymously tiny Wee Folk Club, during the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe, Irish singer Michelle Burke's Step Into My Parlour has grown arms and legs in the course of subsequent stagings, including a sold-out night in the Tron at Celtic Connections 2014. And while the…

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Taraf de Haïdouks and Support

The original and best among the wave of gypsy bands who’ve stormed the world music scene since the 1990s, Taraf de Haïdouks have been fêted by celebrities from Johnny Depp to the late Yehudi Menuhin. Still based in the tiny Romanian village of Clejani, they have sadly lost some of their older founding members in recent…

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Usher's Island and Ewan McLennan

Named after one of the medieval quays along the River Liffey in Dublin, Usher’s Island is a brand-new supergroup uniting two generations of trailblazing Irish musicians, performing here together for the very first time. The revered figures of Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Paddy Glackin link the band’s heritage right…

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Le Vent du Nord and Special Guests

It’s always a joyous mutual love-in when the brilliant Québécois quartet Le Vent du Nord play Celtic Connections, and this latest visit is sure to be no exception, as the band prepare to release their eighth album in 2015. Delving deep into Francophone Canada’s rich musical heritage, their repertoire features vibrantly…

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Reviews & features

SNJO plays Coltrane

3 Jul 20074 stars

JAZZ John Coltrane is the most iconic of modern jazz giants, and it was inevitable that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra would get round to honouring the master. Tommy Smith chose the 40th anniversary of his death, and celebrated Trane’s own…

Comments & ratings

3. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:17pm Report

want to be able to get previews to what will be on in Glasgow

2. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:16pm Report

looking forward to future musicals etc

1. Maggie5028 Feb 2010, 11:35am Report

Looking for tickets for MartinTaylor @The old fruitemarket on 24 June 2010

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