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Julie's News

Feb 04 2015

“BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nomination ”

Fresh from guesting with various artists and singing in five languages during Glasgow's Celtic Connections Festival, it was announced this evening that Julie has been nominated for BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year 2015.  Julie is delighted to feature alongside some great artists from the world of folk and acoustic music. Along with Mark Radcliffe, Julie will also present the Folk Awards for BBC Radio 2, live from the Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff, which take place on April 22nd.

The Awards, now in their 16th year, will welcome a whole host of star guests and will see legendary performer Yusuf / Cat Stevens headlining. Also confirmed to perform live on the night are Grammy Award-winning artist Loudon Wainwright III, Welsh folk band 9Bach (who will be performing in Welsh) and English folk singer Kate Rusby. 

You can listen to Mark announcing all the nominees across all categories here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b050y97x#auto

Also just announced is Julie's exclusive performance at F°rde Traditional and World Music Festival 2015, as part of the Vocal ConneXions Project, with artists from Norway, Finland, Brittany and Bulgaria.  Full details available here:

www.fordefestivalen.no

For those of you with access to the BBC iPlayer service, remember that Julie's recent performance with top Québécois band, Le Vent du Nord, from Celtic Connections, is available to watch here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0511t05/cuirm-celtic-201415-1-le-vent-du-nord

Also - the recent musical series Julie presented exploring Scottish and Irish music with her good friend Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, 'Port' is available to watch on BBC ALBA and TG4 here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04xdn7n
http://www.tg4.ie/en/programmes/port/home.html






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

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

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Tour Dates

13th Mar
BARAKALDO - SPAIN
Teatro Barakaldo/Barakaldo Antzokia. Juan Sebastian Elcano.4-Barakaldo (Bizkaia) Spain.
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.

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