Julie is thrilled to announce a musical collaboration with the incredible band Hawktail as part of the new Folk Alliance International Artists In (Their) Residence project in partnership with Chris Thile. This project matches ten US based artists with musicians from Australia, Canada, Egypt, Ireland, Israel, Scotland and Spain to raise awareness for The Village […]
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Julie was delighted to chat to Steve Gladwin over at An Awfully Big Blog Adventure recently – here’s the blog, ‘A musician in her landscape’. Hope you enjoy. http://awfullybigblogadventure.blogspot.com/
From Julie: “It had been one full year since I last stood on a stage, at Celtic Connections 2020. Fast forward twelve months and it’s actually difficult to put into words how it felt to take to the stage with some of my favourite people on the planet at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall recently to […]
Julie has launched a new range of merchandise today! Cosy organic hoodies, ocean blue organic and vegan friendly t-shirts and funky retro ringer tees – all of which have the ‘alterum’ insignia. All garments have been carefully and ethically sourced, and there is also now an opportunity to purchase a high-definition download of alterum with […]
Julie is delighted to be involved in this beautiful project – The Promise. Written by Nicola Davies, with illustrations by Laura Carlin, Julie was invited to read the Gaelic version of this powerful story which examines our connection to nature and the importance of green spaces in our urban landscapes. It is a story of […]
TV alert! 📺 Julie and Éamon will be playing a song for Susan Calman tomorrow night on BBC Scotland alongside Janey Godley, Ashley Storrie, Robert Florence and Joe MacFadden on her new show, Socially Distant. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000hd2h Tune in at 8.30pm.
**Watch from 2pm today at the Folk on Foot YouTube Channel** Julie is delighted to be part of this amazing virtual folk festival on Easter Bank Holiday Monday. Supporting UK musicians whose livelihoods have been decimated by the coronavirus lockdown, 50% of all the proceeds will go to the charity Help Musicians UK. You can […]
Julie recorded a session with husband Éamon Doorley, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre in the stunning Mackintosh Church, Glasgow for the BBC ALBA series ‘Seirm’, from Celtic Connections last month. You can watch the first programme of the series here plus you can also catch a clip of one of their songs here.
Julie was recently invited to talk to The Cultural Frontline on the BBC World Service about Gaelic language and song. Faodaidh sibh èisteachd ris a-rithist aig a’ cheangal gu h-ìosal. Unlike other BBC services, anyone worldwide can listen at this link below. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07wnnfs
Tonight on BBC 4 TV at 2030: Upstream is a new film by the writer Robert Macfarlane and the director Rob Petit. The film, which is shot entirely from the air, follows the course of the River Dee in Scotland all the way to its source in the Cairngorm mountains, the highest of any river […]