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20090708

20090708

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090715

20090715

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090715

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090722

20090722

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090722

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090729

20090729

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090729

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090902

20090902

Author Gavin Maxwell died 40 years ago. Bruce MacGregor looks back on the writer and explores his love of the Highlands and his book Ring of Bright Water.

20090902

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090909

20090909

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090916

20090916

Fiddler Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090923

20090923

Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090923

Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20090930

20090930

Bruce Macgregor is joined by fiddlers from the group Gizzen Briggs for a session. Plus a Highland Arts success story and a look at the Ten Scottish Books that Changed the World.

20090930

Bruce MacGregor invites his fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor presents live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

20091007

20091007

Mary Ann Kennedy is joined by ex-Sleepmode frontman Robin Adams for music and chat, plus we catch up with the cast of Long Gone Lonesome, a play about blues musician Thomas Fraser.

20091007

Mary Ann Kennedy opens the door on arts and entertainment from the north with live music and entertaining chat.

Mary Ann Kennedy opens the door on arts and entertainment from the north.

20091014

20091014

Bruce MacGregor takes a look back at the best archive Gaelic music from Mary Ann Kennedy, Julie Fowlis and more. We will also be discussing whether the 21st Century theatre audience want contemporary productions of classic work, and we will be finding out where to find the hidden gems in your forest - we have one you wont be expecting! We will also be hearing the latest from the Scottish Global Impact Conference.

20091014

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC's Inverness studios for great live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC's Inverness studios.

20091021

20091021

A marvellous medley of musicians join Bruce MacGregor this week. Bruce is joined by fellow fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas who are performing live in the studio. We are also joined by Margaret Bennett who will be taking part in our discussion about preserving the Gaelic and Scots languages, and award winning Scottish Historian Tom Devine will tell us about Scotland's involvement in slavery as part of the Global Impact Conference.

20091028

20091028

Bruce MacGregor is in for a pre-Halloween treat this week in the form of award winning Gaelic musician Julie Fowlis. We will be hearing from the last survivor of the St Kilda evacuation through the St Kilda Tapes, and we will be looking at a Homecoming project linking the strong history between Canada and Scotland through contemporary means.

20091028

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness.

20091104

20091104

It’s a congregation of composers in the studio alonside Award Winning fiddler Bruce MacGregor as we look at the Neil Gow International Fiddle Composition Award. Live music is provided by contemporary musician Michael MacLennan who hails from the Highlands, and in the wake of Clachnacudden FC going into adminastration, former Scotland manager Craig Brown says there should be more government support to help local community footballs clubs stay afloat.

20091104

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness.

20091111

20091111

The studio is teeming with traditions as multi-cultural musicians The Jani Lang Band join Bruce MacGregor. We hear about the film industry in the Highlands and look at the success of a small Highland publishing company who have set up business in an unexpected location. We also discuss the life and work of the late Hector MacDonald.

20091118

20091118

Stornoway musician Iain Morrison joins Bruce MacGregor in the studio for live music and chat. We find out about the history of magic and hear about one of the world's most credible Nessie hunters. We also look at how successful the pilot Road Equivalent Tarrif has been in benefiting the Outer Hebrides.

20091118

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness.

20091125

20091125

Bruce MacGregor will be joined by fellow Feis tutor Eilidh MacKenzie for live music and chat. Bruce and Eilidh talk to Arthur Cormack about the success of the Feis movement and where it all began. We take a look at all forms of community media in Scotland, and we will also hear from Kevin Crowe who has managed to not only make a success of his remote book shop, but created a Global online community of independent book sellers.

20091125

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness.

20091202

20091202

In the final Highland Café of the year, Bruce MacGregor is joined in the studio by Ecuadorian singer/songwriter Coca Tenorio. We look back at what the Scots have learned from Homecoming and hear the journey of the University of the Highlands and Islands, its current situation and the future.

20091202

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness for live music, entertaining chat and a few surprises along the way.

Bruce MacGregor invites fellow musicians into the BBC studios in Inverness.

The Best Of The Highland Caf20090102

Bruce Macgregor presents highlights from the Highland Cafe plus some of the best music played on the show, including tracks from Seth Lakeman and Esther O'Connor.