Robin & Celtic Krystal - October

A portrait of Robin Campbell standing in a barn.
Celtic Krystal Group

This month Krystal and myself will be working on our new CD and preparing material for the Festive Season run of gigs. We had a fantastic gig at Balstock 2016 and if you visit the site you will see a gallery of photographs of many of the muscians taking part at the Balstock Festival.

Here are some of the Celtic Krystal gigs coming up and please visit the GIG Page for more information.

  • The Musgrave Arms – Saturday 26th November 2016 – 9.00pm – 11.00pm
  • La Concha Winebar & Tapas – Letchworth – Saturday 17th December 2016 8.30pm – 10.30pm
  • The Old George – Ickleford – Tuesday 20th December 2016 – 8.00pm TBC
  • The Victoria – Hitchin – Wednesday 21st December 2016 – 9.00pm
  • The Bell on the Common – Broughton Gifford – Saturday 21st January 2017 – Burn’s Supper (All Ticket from Pub Bar)
  • Burn’s Night Wednesday 25th January 2017 – More information to follow.
  • St.Patrick’s Day – The Victoria, Hitchin – Friday 17th March 2017 – (9.00pm TBC)
  • St.Patrick’s ‘Hair of the Dog’ – La Concha Winebar & Tapas – Letchworth – Sat.18th March 2016 – 8.00pm
  • Galway 2017 – TBC
  • Celtic Krystal supports ROTW
  • If you are considering hosting an event and require a Celtic vibe of songs, jigs and reels, then why not get in touch via our contact page.

For two of the local Folk Clubs visit their web site to see what is on during the month of October The Hitchin Folk Club and Royston Folk Club.

English Folk Dance and Song Society – Folk Festivals in October.

Swanage Blues Festival – 6th Oct 2016 – Swanage, Dorset Banbury Folk Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Banbury, Oxfordshire Big Blues Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Stockport, Merseyside Edgworth Folk Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Edgworth, Greater Manchester Harwich International Sea Shanty Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Harwich, Essex Lewes Folk Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Lewes, East Sussex Bristol Cajun & Zydeco Festival – 14th Oct 2016 – Bristol, Bristol Clennell Hall Music Sessions – 14th Oct 2016 – Morpeth, Northumberland Lichfield Festival of Folk – 14th Oct 2016 – Lichfield, Staffordshire Baring-Gould Folk Weekend – 21st Oct 2016 – Okehampton, Devon Hartlepool Folk Festival – 21st Oct 2016 – Hartlepool, Northumberland Musicport Festival – 21st Oct 2016 – Whitby, Yorkshire Dance Around the World – 22nd Oct 2016 – Cecil Sharp House, London Kultura Festival – 22nd Oct 2016 – Manchester, Lancashire North Dorset Folk Festival – 22nd Oct 2016 – Marnhull, Dorset Return to Camden Town – 25th Oct 2016 – Camden, Greater London

Scottish Folk Music – Folk Festivals in October

Glasgow Americana – 5th Oct 2016 – Glasgow, Lanarkshire Dalbeattie Folktober Festival – 7th Oct 2016 – Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway Feis Na Mara – 7th Oct 2016 – Mallaig, Highlands and Argyl Doricana Fest – 8th Oct 2016 – Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire Blazin’ in Beauly – 9th Oct 2016 – Beauly, Invernessshire Kelso Country & Western Festival – 9th Oct 2016 – Kelso, Borders Perthshire Accordian and Fiddle Festival – 29th Oct 2016 – Perth, Perthshire

Folkal Point web site Sponsored by Robin Campbell & folk

Colin Macdonald’s Folkal Point

Colin MacDonald Broadcaster

FOLKAL POINT airs simultaneously on Thursdays (10pm – midnight) across the Cowal Peninsula via Dunoon Community Radio – 97.4 FM and online, 105.2 FM in the Uists and Benbecula via An Reidio and Two Lochs Radio (Wester Ross) on 106 and 106.6 FM. DCR also has a Sunday night repeat from10pm to midnight.Folkal Point also has a Friday slot (9-11pm) on 100.8 Revival FM and between 10pm and midnight on Saturday with HBS in Glasgow and Paisley. The programme is re-transmitted globally online three times a week by Blues and Roots Radio from Canada. Folkal Point is produced by Colin MacDonald in Scotland at the Wellington Street studios of HBS in Glasgow.

Robin's Celtic Collection

This month I am checking out a couple of songs from the Waterboys. Fisherman's Blues and When Ye Go Away.