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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

The prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 will be held in the Royal Albert Hall in London on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Julie is delighted to once again be co-presenting the Awards Ceremony with good friend and BBC Radio 2’s Folk Show presenter, Mark Radcliffe. For full details, how to get tickets for this exciting […]

Hogmanay, Music Network Tour, Celtic Connections & ‘Port’

Julie’s last performance of 2016 was as part of the BBC ALBA ‘Cèilidh na Bliadhn’ Uire’ Hogmanay celebrations, live from Stirling and broadcast ‘live’ on BBC ALBA. If you missed it on New Year’s Eve itself, there is still time to catch it on the BBC iPlayer:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b087l9m1/ceilidh-na-bliadhn-uire-7-2016 As posted at the end of November […]

Music Network Tour, Celtic Connections and Hogmanay

Julie is delighted to announce her involvement in an exciting and brand new musical line-up for the Music Network Tour project 2017.  Performing alongside award-winning Kris Drever from Orkney, violin virtuoso Aoife Ní Bhriain and ground-breaking concertina player Pádraig Rynne, this group will perform nine shows throughout Ireland in January 2017.  Full line-up information and […]

St Andrew’s Night Concert LIVE STREAM

Tomorrow night (November 26th) Julie will perform as part of a special St Andrew’s night celebration which will be streamed live online to audiences around the world. Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain will join forces with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a St Andrew’s Day Party.  Julie will perform specially arranged songs with Phil, […]

Perthshire Amber 2016

Following a successful tour of the USA, Julie returns home to perform at the wonderful Perthshire Amber Festival next week.  Her duo performance with husband, Éamon Doorley, at Murthly Castle has been sold out for several months, but there are a few tickets left for the ‘Dougie MacLean and Friends’ concert in Perth Royal Concert […]

Julie Features in ‘Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands’ TV Programme

In the final episode of the series; “Off the Map: North Rona and the Monach Islands”; presenter Paul Murton, embarks on his most difficult island Grand Tour to date. Every destination has been long abandoned by people, there are no ferries, no piers or proper landings at these islands making it quite a challenge to […]

TÈARMANN (HOME FROM HOME)

This evening on BBC ALBA, Julie narrates a documentary which explores the work of the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland. They are the sole charity in the country who offer respite care children and youngsters with life threatening conditions. In Tèarmann/Home from Home we meet five families who depend on the hospice service for respite care […]

Julie opens the 2016 BBC Quay Sessions with KT Tunstall

Morning peeps! I am here with news of a new song and a radio broadcast… I was delighted to be invited to open the new series of the The Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart and alongside my pal, the talented Scottish fireball KT Tunstall a few weeks ago. I was joined by the finest company a girl could wish […]

The Lost Songs of St Kilda (Decca)

The Lost Songs of St Kilda (Decca Records) was released today – an album with an intriguing backstory. Trevor Morrison was a ten year old boy on the Island of Bute when he took piano lessons from a former resident of St Kilda, the islands which were finally evacuated in 1930. As an old man, […]

Julie and KT Tunstall to open the Quay Sessions 2016

Julie is delighted to have been invited to perform alongside remarkable Scottish singer KT Tunstall at the Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart on August 29th.  There are a small number of tickets available for the inaugural show of this series, and you can apply for them here: http://bbc.in/2bKgjQY