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One from the Archives: Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas

2020 has been an unusual year .. to put it mildly. Pretty much nothing anywhere has gone as planned. Normally, by this time of year we’d all be gearing up for holiday festivities that include live music. But 2020 isn’t proving to be that kind of year. So here’s a feature — never before published

Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas 2017

Scottish fiddler Jamie Laval has earned worldwide acclaim for his lyrical and evocative musicianship, as well as his always-compelling annual Christmas-themed live shows. Ever winter since 2011, the award-winning fiddler (winner of the 2002 U.S. National Scottish fiddle Championship) has staged a fascinating and highly entertaining show built around themes of the holidays, solstice and

Jamie Laval’s “Christmas in Scotland”

A deep love and understanding of Celtic cultural and musical traditions; a foundation of classical training; and a fresh look at celebrating the Holiday season: that was the recipe for “Christmas in Scotland: Seasonal Music and Stories from Celtic Lands,” a holiday show at Asheville’s Isis Theatre on December 27, 2013. Hosted by award-winning fiddler