CELTIC CONNECTIONS : Lau-Land: Panel Discussion: How Does a Traditional Form Evolve?

CCA, 350, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

What is the difference between “traditional” and “conservative”? What makes folk music relevant to the 21st century and how does it fit with increased urban living? What part does it play in changing ideas of national identity?

These and other questions will be explored by a panel of leading folk musicians from Scotland, Ireland and England, including: - Karine Polwart - Cormac Begley - Eliza Carthy - Kris Drever - Siobhan Miller - Aidan O’Rourke Hosted by Martin Green.