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Balkanarama (3)

Posted by Jackie on January 30, 2010

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The top two pictures are a band called Black Cat (from Edinburgh – I’m guessing their name is inspired by the utterly brilliant film Black Cat White Cat) – their MySpace page is here. The bottom two pictures are a band called Besh o droM from Hungary (on MySpace here).

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Balkanarama (2)

Posted by Jackie on January 29, 2010

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Maybe I’m weird, but one thing I really enjoyed about this gig, as well as the music, was the visual stuff that was going on above the stage. Some of it was really funny, with some enjoyable references for anyone familiar with the Balkan region.

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Balkanarama (1)

Posted by Jackie on January 28, 2010

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The next day we were back at the Fruitmarket for their Balkan night. We were greeted on our arrival by a couple of musicians and dancer in the audience space.

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Imagined Village (2)

Posted by Jackie on January 27, 2010

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I hope these give a flavour of the energy of the gig – it was quite quite brilliant 🙂

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Imagined Village (1)

Posted by Jackie on January 26, 2010

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The first band we went to see was The Imagined Village, a group of folk luminaries (including Martin and Eliza Carthy amongst many others) giving new life to some traditional English folk songs. It was a fabulous gig. You can check out their music on their myspace page.

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Spiral

Posted by Jackie on January 25, 2010

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I loved the lights and colours on the spiral staircase linking the upstairs and downstairs viewing areas at the Fruitmarket.

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Fruity

Posted by Jackie on January 21, 2010

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This is looking up to the balcony at the back of the Old Fruitmarket. I love how they’ve kept all the signs from the original fruitsellers.

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Fruitmarket Ceiling

Posted by Jackie on January 20, 2010

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Last week I went to a couple of Celtic Connections concerts at the Old Fruitmarket (both were brilliant, obviously!). I also got the chance to try out the new camera a bit, so the next week I’ll show various Fruitmarket photos (building and bands). This is just looking up at the ceiling. It’s such a brilliant venue! (did I say I really like it?!).

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Before the gig

Posted by Jackie on January 12, 2010

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Here’s a view of the Old Fruitmarket stage, before the band comes on to play. It is my absolute favourite venue in Glasgow for gigs.

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Fruitmarket bar

Posted by Jackie on January 10, 2010

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This picture is looking over towards the bar at the Old Fruitmarket. I chose this picture (and the next one) as next week sees the start of the annual Celtic Connections Festival (this is from the festival a couple of years ago). It is a great festival, and a wonderful way to cheer up a cold and miserable January (though being straight after Christmas it means that a lot of bank accounts can get a bit stretched!).

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