In the lead-up to the lineup announcement for Celtic Connections 2011 (which runs from 13th – 30th January), a fundraising show featuring Colin MacIntyre, Jon Fratelli, Eddi Reader, Tommy Reilly, Roddy Hart and Washington Irvinghas been announced, and Vic Galloway will MC the event.

It’s in aid of the Mary’s Meals charity and takes place on Friday 29th October, at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket.

Mary’s Meals is non-denominational charity which feeds over 420,000 of the world’s poorest children each school day in 15 countries and worked closely with Celtic Connections earlier this year to raise money for victims left destitute by the earthquake in Haiti.

Tickets are on sale now, priced £18 – the average annual cost of feeding 2 children at Mary’s Meals projects – and are available from or 0141 353 8000.