16 Jan - 2 Feb 2025
New Talent

Danny Kyle Open Stage 2024



Every day from 20th Jan - 4th Feb 2024 until 4th Feb 2024
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Exhibition Hall
Free - no ticket required
Age restrictions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
Seating Type
Seated and Standing
Celtic Connections 2024
The Danny Kyle Open Stage (DKOS) was set up in 1999 in memory of Danny Kyle, as a platform to hear ‘tomorrows talent today’.  Originally run by Gibb Todd and Liz Clark, Liz has produced and presented the stage since 2012.

The six acts that are chosen to receive a Danny are given a Showcase on the last Sunday of the festival and at the first Saturday at next year’s Celtic Connections festival, and in many cases are given a support slot at the next year’s festival. Since 2008 Liz has also broadcast daily live throughout the festival all artists with her media partners Celtic Music Radio to an estimated 100K listeners.

DKOS Artist applications closed on the 31st Dec 2023. All those successful with be informed by 10th January 2024. Successful applicants will be awarded a 20-minute slot with 5 other acts on the night. There is no remuneration for appearing on DKOS. 

Sessions run daily from Saturday 20th January - Sunday 4th February 5-7pm