One Day: Resolution Square Stage Live

Submitted by edg on Tue, 9 Nov '10 11.03am
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The time is memorable - 1pm on 1-1-11. The show should be too with five of Scotland’s leading song-writers, Dougie MacLean, Roddy Woomble, Roddy Hart, Tommy Reilly and Dick Gaughan, performing specially written Resolution Songs commissioned by Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

This will be followed by Scotland’s Number Ones – which involves performances by award winning musicians, featuring Lau (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners 2010 – ‘Best Group’), Julie Fowlis (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner – ‘Folk Singer of the Year’), Boghall & Bathgate Pipe Band (Scotland’s No.1 Pipe Band) and Brian Kellock (BBC Radio Jazz Award Winner - 'Best Instrumentalist' & 'Best Album').

Alongside the stage, specially commissioned Resolution Haiku’s (one line poems of 17 syllables) from award-winning Scottish writers and some of the country’s foremost poets, including Don Paterson, A L Kennedy, and Edinburgh’s Makar, Ron Butlin, will be projected onto giant screens.

The full list of New Year haiku writers is:

  • Don Paterson
  • John Burnside
  • Kathleen Jamie
  • A L Kennedy
  • Janice Galloway
  • Alan Spence
  • Andrew Greig
  • Robert Crawford
  • Jackie Kay
  • Ron Butlin
  • Voice Of The People
  • Competition winner with The Scotsman

The event at The Mound precinct is free and unticketed.

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0844 894 2011