Sell out CC show and BBC Radio 3

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We were overjoyed that our headlining Celtic Connections gig sold out before the doors even opened. Many thanks to all who came along! After our performance we quickly ran over to the Concert hall to play a few sets live on BBC Radio 3’s “World on 3” show which came live from the Green Room and featured sets from other …

BBC Celtic Connections Video

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The trio took a wee trip to BBC Scotland here in Glasgow to film a video for their Celtic Connections mini site. We decided to film “Cancro Cru”, a beautiful tune written by Anxo Pintos that we recorded on “No More Wings”. Check it out by clicking HERE

Mini Autumn Tour

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We have a mini 4 date trio tour about to kick off so check out the gig page for more info! We’ll be in Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man.

BBC Radio nan Gaidheal album of the week!

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We’re chuffed to anounce that “No More Wings” is Radio Nan Gaidheals album of the week on their 2-4pm show “Caithream Ciuil”. Tune in or listen again via http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007jdfl

Great Reviews Flying In!!

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Rachel and her Trio have been getting many great, great reviews of the new album “No More Wings” from sources such as the Irish Music Magazine (written by the editor himself!), Folk Radio UK and many more. Check them out on the review page.

Online interview with Arperia

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Check out the online interview Rachel did with the Spanish harp site “Arpera” all about her life as a harper. Read it here

Welcome to the New Website

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Welcome to my new website created by Adam Rhodes at backbeatdesign.co.uk You can buy both the new Rachel Hair Trio album (No More Wings) and the new harp book (Mostly Scottish Harp Vol. 2) from the shop page. You might get a little something extra if you buy them from here, so its worth doing so! We’re playing the opening …

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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And for a New Years Treat for your ears visit **** http://soundcloud.com/rachel-hair **** for a sneak preview of one of the tracks from the Rachel Hair Trio’s new album. ‘No More Wings’ is finished and due for official release on the 1st of April BUT it will be available here on the website a week before.

MG Alba Scots Trad Awards Nomination

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The Rachel Hair Trio are thrilled to announce that they have been nominated in the “Scottish Folk Band of the Year” category at the 2011 MG Alba Scots Trad Awards. This was a complete surprise and they are honoured to be nominated alongside some fantastic acts. TO VOTE for the Rachel Hair Trio please click HERE. They’d really appreciate it if …

New album and New Review

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Well the Rachel Hair Trio are now home from a fab and successful tour of Western Norway and are getting stuck into recording the new album! Week 1 in the studio is nearly complete with another week to go. Some special guests have been confirmed for it so its all very exciting 🙂 It will be released in early 2012 …

Norwegian Tour

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The Rachel Hair Trio are in the middle of a 10day tour amongst the beautiful Fjords in Western Norway. Playing a mixture of public and school concerts they’re having a great time! Photos will be up soon!

Festival Interceltique, Lorient, Brittany, France…

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Rachel is about to head of to perform at one of the worlds biggest Celtic Music Festivals! Appearing with her trio, as a soloist, and with Breton harpist Tristan le Govic, Rachel will be kept busy at this festival.