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Bert Inspired: a Concert for Bert Jansch

20 October 2015

A tribute show in aid of Bert Jansch Foundation is to close the 2016 Celtic Connections festival on 31 January 2016.

The show at the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow features Bert's colleague Jacqui McShee (playing with Mike Piggott who was part of later Pentangle line ups with them), Robert Plant, Archie Fisher (a contemporary of Bert in the 1960s' Scottish folk scene), Bernard Butler with Ben Watt, all playing songs by Bert, inspired by Bert and tunes that inspired his timeless music. Tickets are on sale via the Celtic Connections website.