A new commission for the world's biggest arts festival will feature music from members of rock, folk, and electronic bands as well as cutting-edge animation.
STRIPPED of the leftfield experimentation of his Nonesuch albums, Sam Amidon cut a rather plain solitary figure on the Mitchell Theatre stage.
When Celtic Connections was created 21 years ago it was intended simply to plug a January gap in the calendar.
Stirling may have a castle that is every bit as splendid as Edinburgh's and a place in Scottish history that is second to none, but it was always on a bit of hiding to nothing this year.
A panel of experts including historian Tom Devine, academic Mona Siddiqui, singer/songwriter Karine Polwart and novelist William McIlvanney outline their views on the events of the last few days and what lies ahead...