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    Below you will find all our latest news as posted to Rachel's Twitter account @RachelWlkr. Follow her on your favourite social network for up to the minute news on gigs, tickets, merchandise and new releases. Rachel is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. See links at the top of the page.
    Really good to see this getting recognition. My go to for all Corona info and has been really helpful over the past months. twitter.com/TravellingTabb…
    Bi mi beò air Facebook còmhla ri @AaronHJones a nochd aig 8.30f. #ceòl #òrain #gàidhlig twitter.com/BothanDE/statu…
    The only Scottish flag left is Tiree, and it’s lovely! Give the poll below a wee click..... twitter.com/FlagInstitute/…
    Rachel Walker
    On Friday 18th Sep at 8.30pm, myself and the excellent @AaronHJones will be playing a set for @BothanDunEidean, live on their Facebook page. Tha mi’n dòchas gun urrainn dhuibh a bhith còmhla rinn airson oidhche de dh’òrainn. #ceòl #ambothan #gàidhlig
    It’s Bandcamp day! Why not support musicians and head over and buy some fantastic / brand new music from people like @Rachel_newton_ @KrisDrever @Laurenmaccoll1 @MairearadG @JosieDuncanSong @oldblinddogs @FionaGress @FeisRois or @cruinn for a lovely Friday treat! #BandcampFriday
    Rachel Walker
    Final vocals were recorded for my new album today, and it’s ready for mixing! Nearly a year since I started recording but excited to hear it come to life. Thanks so much to Jamie @StMarysSpace and all the fantastic musicians who recorded with me. More news on release soon!
    A coimhead air adhart ri seo gu mòr! Bi mi a bruidhinn còmhla ri @johnjoemacneil mu dhèidhinn @Lochaber_Choir #ceòl #còisir #Gàidhlig twitter.com/NationalMod/st…
    Seall seo! Great resource, now with recordings of the songs and tunes to help learning. #ceòlnamfèis twitter.com/fngaidheal/sta…
    Couldn’t agree more. Have been fortunate to be able to help a lot of students when they needed it, and the joy of watching them flourish and learn. A much needed space, especially in these challenging times. twitter.com/VFleischfresse…
    Rachel Walker
    West Highland College - UHI are hosting on online open day today and I’ll be taking appointments to discuss all music courses, including options for performance, composition and digital DJ-ing. More info here whc.uhi.ac.uk
    Rachel Walker
    A lovely day singing my wee heart out @StMarysSpace for a safe and socially distanced vocal day. Big progress made on the new album 🎶 #newmusic #newsongs #singersongwriter #gaelic
    This will be a lovely way to spend an evening 🎶 twitter.com/nature_scot/st…
    Rachel Walker
    My new album has taken another wee step forward this week! Delighted that @RoryGrindlay_ has recorded some drum tracks, starting to sound good! Looking forward to the next steps and adding loads of backing vocals! 🎶🥁#newalbum #newsongs #newmusic #drums #vocals #singersongwriter
    Rachel Walker
    My last gig was at @ccfest in January. With lockdown easing, live performances still look to be a long way off, yet there is no financial help or support available for most who work in the industry. It’s not just a way to make a living, it’s a way of life. #LetTheMusicPlay
    How lovely for wee ones! (And the grannies too...) twitter.com/NicolaSturgeon…
    A chance to see what some of our Creative students have been up to this year! twitter.com/WHC_UHI/status…
    Remote album making can be quite interesting! twitter.com/StMarysSpace/s…
    Today I saw my Mum for the first time since before Lockdown. It was lovely, but also very difficult not being able to hug her, and I know so many people feeling the same at the moment. Please, please keep safe so it’s not too long till we can hug the people we love. #hugs #love
    A song for World Oceans Day. The Arms of the Ocean (feat. Alec Dalglish) youtu.be/VWLd88Pa3M4
    Excellent opportunity here. twitter.com/piper_simon/st…
    It was nice to be able to join Skipinnish pals virtually for this song! twitter.com/Skipinnish/sta…
    I’ll be live for a few songs on my Facebook page at 7.30pm tonight 🎶facebook.com/events/s/songs…
    Nice opportunity here! twitter.com/handsupfortrad…
    Any friends that can help / give some advice? twitter.com/AaronHJones/st…
    West Highland College is hosting a virtual open day today. Keep your eye out for news on courses and info from lecturers! twitter.com/WHC_UHI/status…
    Rachel Walker
    Soundwaves! Listening to the Brodick String Quartet, recorded separately in Lockdown slowly come together for my new album. Cello, viola and 2nd violin tracks down, now just need the icing on top with first violin! So exciting.. #newalbum #newsongs #newmusic
    Going live in just over half an hour 😬 hope you can come and sing along with me xx twitter.com/Skipinnish/sta…
    I’ll be doing my first ever live-stream performance from my Facebook and YouTube channels next Sunday, 10th May at 7.30pm. It would be lovely to have a few virtual friends for some songs and chat. #nervousalready youtube.com/channel/UCRS3X…
    A line up to rival any festival, and available in your own living room tonight! Sunday night sorted. 🎶 twitter.com/FeisRois/statu…
    Lots of brilliant opportunities to be involved in workshops and to hear some great music over the weekend from lots of talented friends. Virtual Fèis Rois what’s not to love 💕 🎶 twitter.com/FDalgetty/stat…
    This is worth a look, and shows clearly what musicians make (or don’t) from streaming. If you can, please buy from artists. Albums / singles / videos cost ££££’s to make..... twitter.com/MrTomGray/stat…
    Delighted to be able to do some remote recording and re-amping via @StMarysSpace to keep my new album project moving along, a great option when you need to #stayathome but still make music happen 🎶 twitter.com/StMarysSpace/s…
    Lucky to be able to look forward to this in 2021. Please keep safe and well everyone xx twitter.com/LCCLiveEvents/…
    This is a good step forward and thankfully acknowledges that many people in abusive relationships are unable to speak or even have access to a phone that isn’t monitored. twitter.com/TheWomensOrg/s…
    A thread worth reading if you are currently navigating online teaching. Kindness and understanding needed. twitter.com/veruka2/status…
    This competition is still going ahead so get writing for a chance to win £500. twitter.com/FeisRois/statu…
    This is just brilliant! twitter.com/Stephen_THC/st…
    My fridge can relate.... twitter.com/WeeMissBea/sta…
    Oh this made me smile! twitter.com/abmassie/statu…
    Not a fair announcement from the uk government today - doesn’t help musicians who have already lost a massive chunk of work and income. Re-think needed. #supportforselfemployed #equalsupportforall twitter.com/sarahmcquaid/s…
    Great opportunity for composers / songwriters here! twitter.com/FeisRois/statu…
    What a lovely thing this is. Amplify 10 women in music... @Karenmatheson7 @MargretStewart @EmilySmithmusic @IAMKP @FDalgetty @FionaGress @jennareidmusic @KTBoyle1 @MhairiHall and a fantastic woman not on Twitter #SileasSinclair and so many, many more. twitter.com/MargretStewart…
    Rachel Walker
    Feeling lucky to have had a productive couple of days at @StMarysSpace studio with the lovely @AaronHJones working on my new album. Beginning to take shape!
    Bana-ghaisgeach gun teagamh! What a woman! Much respect to @KateForbesMSP today. #WomenInPolitics #bilingual #Gàidhlig twitter.com/DailyGael/stat…
    Rachel Walker
    A lovely day forgetting about politics and recording for my new solo album at the beautiful @StMarysSpace today. Slow steady steps towards lovely new music and welcoming special guest musicians over the coming month. #warmsinger #newmusic #songwriter
    Highly recommended. Beautiful setting, lovely people and just a perfect atmosphere to be creative. 💕 twitter.com/StMarysSpace/s…
    This weekend I sang #Gaelic songs by the celebrated Gaelic poet, Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair along with wonderful singers and musicians at a music festival drawing a worldwide audience. Gaelic has significant cultural importance now and far into the future #ismisegaidhlig
    There is no excuse for getting this wrong. All it takes is a wee bit of respect and research. If in doubt, ask! I certainly do. #Gaelicspeakersliketohelp twitter.com/nicaonghais/st…
    Excellent job opportunity here! twitter.com/piper_simon/st…
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