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Posts Tagged ‘Royal Concert Hall’

Le Vent du Nord and Breabach

Posted by Jackie on February 5, 2010

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The gig I went to see at the Strathclyde Suite was headlined by Quebecois band Le Vent du Nord (‘The North Wind’) who featured here this time last year as I saw them supporting La Bottine Souriante, also at Celtic Connections. The support act was Scottish band Breabach. Actually though in both halves the two bands came and played together – this was taken towards the end of the show, and although not a great photo (I was too far back, this is the least bad photo!) it was a great gig, we thoroughly enjoyed it. They are touring together around Scotland at the moment and Quebec later this year – catch them if you can!

This blog is going to take a wee break-ette – I’ll be back with more photos in mid-Feb! 🙂

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Strathclyde Suite

Posted by Jackie on February 4, 2010

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The final Celtic Connections gig I went to was at the Strathclyde Suite, which is upstairs at the Royal Concert Hall. This shows some of the lights before the gig started – I’ll show the band tomorrow.

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Let Glasgow flourish (again!)

Posted by Jackie on February 7, 2009

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Here’s another example of the Glasgow coat of arms. This one is up on the outside wall of the Royal Concert Hall.

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Bendy Building

Posted by Jackie on January 31, 2009

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I’ve shown a few concert shots, so before I start the next lot I thought I’d throw in a building to keep the architecture fans happy. This is a view of the Royal Concert Hall (which is where I saw the last concert), at the top of Buchanan Street. The road off to the left is Sauchiehall Street (see yesterday’s picture).

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Upside-down audience

Posted by Jackie on January 28, 2009

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One of the regular features of the Celtic Connections festival is Danny Kyle’s Open Stage. This is an event which runs most days, free to get in, where 4 or 5 pre-selected acts perform a 20 minute set, in the hope of bagging a support slot for next year’s festival. It’s held at the Royal Concert Hall Exhibition Suite, which (handily for arty photo opportunities) has a mirrored ceiling. (I’m not in the picture by the way!)

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