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Apr 18 2015

“Julie Features on Various BBC Radio Programmes!”

If you were fortunate enough to be tuned in to BBC Radios 2, 3 & 4 at different times yesterday (Friday 17 April), you might have heard Julie featured on 3 major programmes; if not, not to worry as all can still be heard if you have access to the BBC Radio iPlayer.

Julie’s various features yesterday which included interviews, chats and a live session were included in the following programmes and the links will enable you to listen again:

10am BBC RADIO 4: Woman's Hour.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007qlvb

 

10pm BBC RADIO 2: Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wrvw

 

11pm BBC RADIO 3: World on 3. (Julie’s live session will be available as a podcast from Monday 20 April)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b009vs65 

 

 

In addition, on Wednesday 22 April, Julie will be a guest on Steve Wright’s show on BBC Radio 2 and in the evening, she will be co-presenting (along with ‘The Folk Show’s’ Mark Radcliffe) the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards live from Cardiff.  More details and links below:

 

WEDNESDAY 22 APRIL:

 

2pm BBC RADIO 2: Steve Wright in the Afternoon. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b052hz6h 

 

8pm BBC RADIO 2: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/edh2mb

 

Julie will also be performing a song (with her full band) during the Folk Awards ceremony; and as she has been nominated for ‘Folk Singer of the Year’; a great night is in store! The Awards Ceremony will be available on the BBC red button after the radio broadcast. 

 






Mar 18 2015

“Julie Nominated for 'Best Artist' in the Songlines Music Awards 2015”

We are delighted to confirm that Julie has just been announced as one of 16 nominees from 4 categories in the 2015 Awards by World Music specialist magazine, 'Songlines'.

Nominated for 'Best Artist' for her latest Album 'Gach sgeul'/'Every story' released in February last year, Julie said “I am delighted to have been voted onto this shortlist, and to be recognised by the readers of Songlines in this way is really humbling, actually. To be valued among such a diverse and talented array of artists is truly an honour. Mòran taing/thank you to all who voted.”

Seven years since their launch, the Songlines Music Awards continue to champion the huge amount of brilliant music from around the world. All 16 nominees have been voted for by Songlines readers and the general public. Details of all the nominees can be seen by visiting:

http://www.songlines.co.uk/world-music-news/2015/04/songlines-music-awards-2015-nominees-best-artist/
 
Also you can now get a copy of the 'Awards Album' via:
 
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Songlines-Music-Awards-Amazon-Exclusive/dp/B00U6C12R2/%20ref=nosim?tag=wwwsonglinesc-21 







Mar 13 2015

“Julie Announced in Superb ‘International’ Line-up for ‘Party at the Palace’ 2015”

We are delighted to confirm that Julie was announced earlier today, to perform as part of a superb line-up of bands and artists at this summer’s ‘Party at the Palace’ which is a fantastic 2 day Festival celebrating the best of ‘International’ music!

In addition to Julie, this year’s line-up has been opened up ‘Internationally’, to include Travis, The Feeling, Horse, Justin Currie, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Scouting for Girls, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers and many more acts yet to be announced!!

‘Party at the Palace’; which is held on ‘The Peel’ in the stunning setting of Linlithgow Palace and adjacent to the picturesque Linlithgow Loch; will be held over 2 days on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th August 2015.  Julie and the band, will be performing on Sunday 9 August and further information about the event; including the full weekend’s line-up, programme, ticket sales, etc, can be found by visiting the official Festival website:  http://www.partyatthepalace.co.uk

You might also wish to follow the event on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/partyatthepalacelinlithgow  and/or via Twitter at: https://twitter.com/peelparty 

Preview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yBDV56XiAI&feature=player_embedded






Mar 10 2015

“Julie to Perform at Special ‘Discussion & Talk Series’ Evening – Plus... ‘Irish Tour 2015’”

‘Whose Land is it Anyway’:

We are delighted to announce that Julie along with husband Éamon Doorley, will be performing an opening set to introduce main speaker, Lesley Riddoch, at a forthcoming event to discuss land reform in Scotland.

 ‘Whose Land is it Anyway’ is an evening event hosted by Farr Conversations; a discussion and talk series dealing with the future of Scotland; with a talk by well known Scottish journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch.  The event, with free entry, will be held on Friday 27 March 2015 at 7.30pm in the Farr Community Hall, Inverarnie Park, Farr IV2 6AX Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Although entry is free, tickets should be booked/reserved in advance via the following link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/julie-fowlis-lesley-riddoch-for-farr-conversations-tickets-16068182366?aff=estw

 

‘Irish Tour 2015’:

Following the success of the recent musical TV series ‘Port’ (broadcast on both BBC ALBA and TG4); which Julie co-presented with her good friend Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, exploring Scottish and Irish music; she is delighted to be playing several rare Irish dates on this mini tour which is not to be missed! 

The dates are as follows and full venue and ticket, etc, details can be found at Julie’s ‘Tour Dates’ page:-

  • Wednesday 6th May: Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.  8pm

     

  • Friday 8th May: The Marquee, Baltimore Fiddle Fair, Baltimore, Co. Cork. 8pm

     

  • Saturday 9th May: The Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Co. Dublin. 8pm

  • Sunday 10th May: Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Duncairn Ave, Antrim Road, Belfast.  8pm






Mar 10 2015

“Julie to Perform at Special ‘Discussion & Talk Series’ Evening – Plus... ‘Irish Tour 2015’”

‘Whose Land is it Anyway’:

We are delighted to announce that Julie along with husband Éamon Doorley, will be performing an opening set to introduce main speaker, Lesley Riddoch, at a forthcoming event to discuss land reform in Scotland.

 ‘Whose Land is it Anyway’ is an evening event hosted by Farr Conversations; a discussion and talk series dealing with the future of Scotland; with a talk by well known Scottish journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch.  The event, with free entry, will be held on Friday 27 March 2015 at 7.30pm in the Farr Community Hall, Inverarnie Park, Farr IV2 6AX Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Although entry is free, tickets should be booked/reserved in advance via the following link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/julie-fowlis-lesley-riddoch-for-farr-conversations-tickets-16068182366?aff=estw

 

‘Irish Tour 2015’:

Following the success of the recent musical TV series ‘Port’ (broadcast on both BBC ALBA and TG4); which Julie co-presented with her good friend Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, exploring Scottish and Irish music; she is delighted to be playing several rare Irish dates on this mini tour which is not to be missed! 

The dates are as follows and full venue and ticket, etc, details can be found at Julie’s ‘Tour Dates’ page:-

  • Wednesday 6th May: Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.  8pm

     

  • Friday 8th May: The Marquee, Baltimore Fiddle Fair, Baltimore, Co. Cork. 8pm

     

  • Saturday 9th May: The Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Co. Dublin. 8pm

  • Sunday 10th May: Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Duncairn Ave, Antrim Road, Belfast.  8pm

     






Julie with the brilliant Québécois quartet 'Le Vent du Nord' perform “Noces Tragique”.

Gach sgeul, the new album, OUT NOW

Julie Fowlis performing Hè Gràdh Hò Gràdh’ on BBC's Transatlantic Sessions

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Tour Dates

6th May
LETTERKENNY, IRELAND
Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Ireland.
8th May
BALTIMORE, IRELAND
Baltimore Fiddle Fair. The Marquee, Baltimore, Co. Cork. Ireland.
9th May
NAUL, IRELAND
Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Fingal. Co. Dublin. Ireland.
10th May
BELFAST, N IRELAND
Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Duncairn Ave, Antrim Road, Belfast BT14 6BP N Ireland.
21st May
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND
'Brighton Festival 2015' Brighton Dome Corn Exchange. Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UE England.UK.
22nd May
LONDON, ENGLAND [*SOLD OUT*]
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside. London SE1 9DT. England.

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