Saturday Special November 28th - Tonight at 9pm (UK time)!!...Dougie MacLean - LIVE 62 (One Hour Special Concert Stream from Butterstone, Scotland) GET TICKETS NOW!!

old school nov 28 strip3 wIt’s a beautiful sunny day…so I though you might all like a view of the old school from my bedroom window this morning! We are delighted to announce that it’s time for another longer special concert. This will be 60 minutes long and involve stories, songs and wee films … and even some fiddle tunes! Tickets are on sale now and are available only from www.dougiemacleanlive.com

This concert will only be able to be viewed once you have purchased a ticket (£12 per ticket…approx $US15…which can be viewed by a full household!) from www.dougiemacleanlive.com Instructions are on the homepage. If you have already purchased a ticket make sure you have located your confirmation email with the link and passcode all ready. You can ask questions or get help only by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. up til 8.00pm tonight (UK time). After that I will be busy with preparing and running the concert!…and maybe even playing a wee bit of piano!!
Remember you can leave comments in the new CHAT on the live concert portal or under the Live 58 Facebook post (which we will add at 8.45pm).
Ticket holders can also watch Live 62 ‘on demand’ until Friday 4th December…and if you have missed the live concert you can purchase tickets until then.
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A brief history…..repeated for those tuning in for the first time…We had the first broadcast of our wee live concerts on March 21st when lock-down (due to the Covid 19 epidemic ) began for us in Scotland. We broadcast free concerts every second night for 30 concerts, then twice a week til concert Live 40…and since then weekly. There have since been almost two million views of the free of charge’ concerts via Facebook, Vimeo and YouTube from many different counties and we know from messages and emails that Dougie’s music and stories are still really helping so many to cope with the unusual, challenging and sometimes frightening times. It’s unlikely that touring and live concerts will be happening at all in 2020 and we’d like to develop further the great weekly connection we’ve made with our global audience. A ticketed concert once a month (the other Saturdays will remain 30 mins and free of charge) will help us to continue and develop sharing the music ... so get your tickets by 9pm UK time and join us. It's all another one of our experiments ... a still a part of life's adventure!

Keep looking after yourselves and each other and keep cheery!
Warmly,
Jenny
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Cardney Concert Ticket News...24th November 2020

Way back in May, when we needed to postpone the Cardney Concerts (for a second time due to Covid 19), we believed that re-scheduling to March 2021 was a really safe way to proceed. We said then that tickets would be on sale from November 24th 2020. Little did we know then what a year it would be!…

The March 2021 dates for the Cardney Concerts are looking unlikely because of advice we have received relating to the organisation of concerts and festivals before the summer of 2021. Therefore tickets will not be on sale for those dates.

We can’t say at present what the Cardney Concert dates will be in 2021…or when tickets will go on sale. When it has been decided that is is safe to organise inside concerts for audiences of 200+ at Cardney we will reschedule and announce on Dougie’s website, Facebook and via the Dougie MacLean newsletter when tickets will go on sale.

We hope that everyone reading this stays safe and well … and that we see you all at some time during 2021.
Cheers,
Jenny

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Saturday November 21st - Tonight at 9pm (UK time)!!...Dougie MacLean - LIVE 61 (Wee Concert Stream from Butterstone, Scotland) FREE OF CHARGE

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It’s Saturday Surprise again…as the last autumn leaves fall from the trees here’s my watercolour of our view beyond the garden gate…along the Buckney Burn!! Tonight we have pleasure in bringing another concert ‘free of charge’ for you all to enjoy! Dougie will sing a selection of requested songs … with more of his engaging stories of course! We know from emails and messages that the music and the regular global get togethers are still really helping folk in these very troubled times….as we reach SO MANY countries worldwide. So come and join us live for 30 minutes at 9pm (UK time)….or you can watch it later if you prefer. We have heard from people of all ages who are living in so many different situations… do carry on letting us know where you’re viewing from … and please keep sharing this to spread the word even further to friends and family…or to anyone you think would enjoy the music! Keep looking after yourselves and each other! Cheers, Jenny

If you have any issues viewing the show tonight on Facebook you could try watching live on Youtube or Vimeo instead. We will post the direct links just before the show starts on Dougie’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/Dougie-MacLean-158324834220405

For anyone who has missed previous concerts you can find them all (apart from the Special One-hour Ticketed Concerts) on Dougie’s FaceBook page
And on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ3sIcompAdit14OreOu__A
And on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/butterstone

PS Don’t forget to book ahead for next week’s Ticketed Concert (Live 62…on November 28th) from this link https://www.dougiemacleanlive.com

November 18th - NEW Online Store … and “Footsteps From Home” available

We are pleased to launch our new online store today!

In celebration we are making available for sale for the first time a very special CD Called “Footsteps From Home”. This instrumental music was written and recorded by Jamie MacLean at Butterstone Studios in Scotland during the autumn and winter of 2019 while creating the music for the award winning film "Sherpas Speak".

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The Sherpa people are a distinct indigenous group with a rich heritage and culture. Preserving local traditions and the way of life is a key priority for those that live in the Khumbu - the Sherpa homeland. The film provides a voice for their concerns as many feel their traditional life is under threat. The album is a varied and evocative musical journey.

All profits from the sale of this album will go to The Little Sherpa Foundation (Charity Number SCO47634). Founded in 2015, the charity has been working hard on Building Projects especially after the earthquakes of 2015, including schools & health clinics; Supporting Education by providing scholarships, Sherpa teachers & educational materials; Health Care by rebuilding the health clinics and providing access to nurses, doctors & medicines; Earthquake Relief by providing temporary shelters, clothing & food to the most vulnerable people. For more info www.the littlesherpafoundation.com

Thanks to: Tim Edey for accordion on Tracks 10 and 12; Dougie MacLean for mandolin on Track 9; James Lamb for photographs; Callum and Lewis for album illustrations. All tracks composed by Jamie MacLean and Published by Limetree Arts and Music.

To purchase this album just CLICK HERE

(Of course, while you’re there, you can also purchase any other products we normally have in our online store!).
Stay safe and well everyone!
Cheers,
Jenny