Dec 30 2015

“Some TV Viewing News Over the Festive Season!”

'An oidhche ron Nollaig’ (‘The night before Christmas’) is a lovely programme that was first broadcast last year which features specially commissioned music by Julie and her husband Eamon Doorley.  For those with access to BBC ALBA on the BBC iPlayer, here is a link to the programme:…/epis…/b04vf12d/an-oidhche-ron-nollaig

In addition, to the above, Julie has posted news (via her social media sites) about 2 further TV programmes she features in.  The first is a very special documentary about her piping teacher Calum Campbell & the second is announcing the new series of the Award winning TV series ‘Port 2’.  Read more about all of them via her Facebook pages at:

Finally, Julie wishes every visitor to her website a very happy, healthy and peaceful 2016.

Dec 18 2015

“Julie Announced in Line-up for the Orkney Folk Festival 2016!”

Hot on the heels of us confirming that Julie is to return to 'HebCelt 2016' for the 21st Anniversary of the Award Winning Hebridean Music Festival (see last 'News' item posted on 14 December); we are now delighted to say that Julie has been announced in the line-up for the 'Orkney Folk Festival 2016'.


The Festival, which runs from 23 - 29 May 2016 will be another great event for Julie to perform at and following the announcement she said "I can't wait to see everyone at what is always a fantastic Festival in Orkney".




For all details of the Festival and the first 4 'teaser' artists so far announced for the line-up, visit the official website at:   Please note that tickets are not yet on sale but once available, all news will be posted on the Festival website and also here on Julie's website.




and finally, from Julie herself.........Wishing you all happy holidays!  Nollaig chridheil dhuibh uile xx

Dec 14 2015

“Julie returns to 21st Heb Celt Festival”

It has been announced that Julie and the band are amidst the exciting headliners of the 21st anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival, performing on Friday, 15th July.  An official ambassador of the festival, Julie has grown up with the festival in many ways, and is delighted to be returning. Friends and musical colleagues Runrig and John McCusker will also be appearing.  It's going to be a great festival so grab your tickets now at 

In other news, Julie was delighted to attend the glitzy Scots Trad Music Awards in Dundee last week to pick up the award for 'Port' on behalf of the entire team who were involved.  This series of programmes, which Julie co-presented, featured talent from all across Ireland and Scotland.  The second series will be aired in January on both BBC Alba and TG4.

Nov 17 2015

“Am Faoilleach/January 2016”

Julie is going to be busy this coming January with four very different performances at two of Scotland and Ireland’s premier Winter festivals, Celtic Connections in Glasgow and Dublin’s TradFest.

Full details of her performances can be found here:

16th Jan 2016  Celtic Connections: PILGRIMER: A Re-imagining of Joni Mitchell's ‘Hejira'

7:30PM • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

A stellar cast perform James Robertson's audacious adaptation of Joni Mitchell's classic album. 

24th January 2016  Celtic Connections: Just for Gordon - Celebrating a National Treasure

7:30PM • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Julie joins in a celebratory tribute to the inspirational and virtuosic piper and composer, the late Gordon Duncan.

28th Jan 2016 Temple Bar ‘TradFest 2016’ Ireland

8.30pm • St Patrick’s Cathedral, Patrick’s Street, Dublin 

Julie and the band are delighted to return to Dublin’s dynamic TradFest in 2016.

29th Jan 2016 Celtic Connections: AnDa Union and RANT

7:30PM • The Mackintosh Church 

Julie joins Scots singer Ewen MacLennan as guests of the elegant RANT fiddlers. 

Oct 26 2015

“Two Further Guest Appearances by Julie at ‘Celtic Connections 2016’”

We were delighted to let you know that the Programme and line-up for the highly acclaimed ‘Celtic Connections 2016’ Winter Festival was officially announced on 20 October; and we confirmed one ‘Guest’ performance date for  Julie (in the 'Pilgrimer' - Saturday 16 January 2016 in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm) with the promise of 2 further dates to follow.


Well, here they are.......................


‘Just for Gordon - Celebrating a National Treasure’:

To be held on Sunday 24 January 2016 in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm

January 2016 marks just over a decade since Gordon Duncan's tragic passing; but his inspirational influences still reverberate throughout the Celtic World.  

Julie joins a host of special guests, including; The Tannahill Weavers, Ross Ainslie, Ali Hutton, Jarlath Henderson, Duncan Chisholm, Angus McColl, Allan MacDonald, Stewart Liddell and the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, to pay tribute to the music of the much missed genius bagpiper/whistle player in what will be an amazing & emotional concert (



To be held on Friday 29 January 2016 in The Macintosh Church at 7.30pm

This will be a special show for the highly acclaimed ‘all girl’ fiddle band RANT as they preview their much anticipated New Album at this Celtic Connections double billing show (also appearing are Mongolian band AnDa Union).  Full information about this concert can be found at: where you will see that joining them on the night will be guest artists Ewan MacLennan and Julie; who was delighted to have the girls feature on 3 of the tracks on her latest Album ‘Gach sgeul’/’Every story’.

Tickets for both these superb/must see concerts are now on sale and for further details about them and to buy tickets,  just click on the appropriate links above and  to check out the full ‘Celtic Connections 2016’ Festival Programme please visit:


In addition, all details on the above concerts (plus all other concert dates; including the final 2 shows (27th & 29th Oct) of Julie’s current USA Tour; are available via Julie’s website Tour Dates page.

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


Tour Dates

25th Feb
Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de Paris, 221, avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France **SOLD OUT**

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