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The Edinburgh International Festival offers some 50,000 performances over a three week period. It's the world's biggest arts festival, featuring drama, music, comedy, magicians, jugglers, poets .... you name it, somebody's doing it in Scotland's capital city. And keeping track of the Fringe Festival performences is our very own Ewen Spence who will be live every weekday during the Festival to bring us news, interviews, reviews and classic moments. Join him on weekdays on radio six international at 11:00 GMT (Noon UK, 1pm Europe)starting on Monday.



We have a profile of one of the jazz greats, Dave Brubeck as the first of a series of music documentaries beginning on Saturday, August 2nd. Josh Jackson hosts Dave Brubeck: Legacy of a Legend including interviews with Brubeck and others and some of his greatest recordings. Tune in on Saturday 2nd August at 07:00 GMT with repeats on Sunday 3rd August at 05:00 and 20:00 GMT and Tuesday 5th August at 07:00 GMT. Josh and his team present Tony Bennett: Duets II on 9th August, Emperor Rosko is back with a Motown Special on 16th August, there's a documentary about Paul McCartney's Band on the Run on 23rd August and Mason Williams celebrates 50 Years of Gas on 30th August. All in the same time slots.



On August 14th, Kenny Tosh hosts a special edition of his Revival Show featuring theme tunes from deejays of the offshire radio era. See the video here.



Website updated at 09:13 GMT on Wednesday, 30th July, 2014. Programme details updated.


You've heard the programmes - now buy the music!

The fabulous Skeewiff remix of the Radio Six Theme is available to buy as a download single, along with the original Tony Hatch Sound recording. Just click here! Each track is 79 pence or both for £1.49.

Our record label, Lounge Music has released a collection of all of the instrumental singles from Tony Hatch released between 1959 and 1962. What's All This About? includes many familiar TV themes from the early 'sixties including Naked City, Dick Powell Theatre, Perry Mason, Ghost Squad and Out Of This World. It's downloadable here for £7.99 or 79 pence a track. We've also released an album of solo piano music from Johnny Pearson originally recorded as a session for our Piano Room series in 1986. it includes many of his best-known tracks including All Creatures Great and Small, Sleepy Shores, Cast Your Fate To The Wind, Our Love Story, Autumn Reverie (Heather) and many more. It's available to download here and also costs £7.99 or 79p a track.

For all our albums, tracks can be downloaded as mp3 or CD quality FLAC files.


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Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a quarterly full colour programme guide in printable form as a PDF file. You can email us at letters@radiosix.com to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The 8-page MarJune/July edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 25 July and details programmes until July 31st.



We're always happy to acknowledge your broadcast Reception Reports with a QSL card; all reception reports have been acknowledged, and all outstanding QSL cards have been mailed. In return for your report, please send either a Euro, one US Dollar or an International Reply Coupon to cover return postage together with the report and your name and return address to : 21 Sherbrooke Avenue, Glasgow G41 4HF, Scotland.

Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on AM, FM and the Internet!

Welcome to radio six international, a private (not for profit) radio station operating from Scotland and playing an interesting mixture of songs from the world's unsigned and indie artists in their native languages with a leaning towards instrumentals and some jazz plus specialist shows featuring oldies, bagpipes, easy listening, lounge, Americana, jazz, instrumentals, light music, classical plus some talk shows to spice up the mixture from time to time! If you have any comments, please drop us a line. We rely on a team of outstanding broadcasters and producers who create their programmes for love, not money. Our current team of great professionals includes: David Ades, Trish Bertram, Rose Blackham, Denis Blackham, George Burton, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Andrea Cunningham, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Tony Holland, Margaret Howard, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, Karin Spalter, Ewen Spence and Kenny Tosh. Our email address is letters@radiosix.com. All our programme material is cleared for internet broadcast with all the copyright owners concerned and licenced by PRS For Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd. No material in any of our broadcasts may be copied or rebroadcast without the written consent of Radio Six International. All rights are reserved by Radio Six International and the individual copyright owners. This website does not use cookies to track your use. Radio Six International is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its reliability.

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On Air Now: The Lively Lounge

Tony Currie with the best in pop instrumentals, including Two of a Kind, the A to Z of library music, Over 50s, TV Themes, the classical spot, and a vocal track.Radio Six International Syndication(Broadcast last Friday)Also on 88.0MHz, 88.1MHz, 88.2MHz and 107.3MHz FM in New Zealand.


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Not Quite Altogether Now

Tony Currie's most recent book Not Quite Altogether Now is a romp through his pioneering days at Radio Clyde, Scotland's first landbased commercial radio station. Covering the first year or so from Hogmanay 1973, the book is essential reading for all true radio anoraks!
Click on the book image for instant ordering details. (Terms & Conditions apply. See here for details.) Also available in all good bookshops at £14.99.

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