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Scottish Folk Music Events

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April 2017

31st Mar - 2nd Apr 2017 - The Moffat Rammy - Moffat. Tickets from Free. The Moffat Rammy is back again. Every year Moffat holds a weekend of acoustic music sessions and events in various venues in and around Moffat High Street. All the events are free and open to all comers. So if you can play come along, if you can't come and listen.

2nd Apr 2017 - The John Hinshelwood Band - Royal Oak, Edinburgh. Critically acclaimed singer songwriter and band. Time: 8pm. Cost: £6

3rd Apr 2017 - The Quiggs - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A warm welcome back to the Club for Stephen, ex-McCalmans of course, and his wife Pernille, who we last heard at the Club 2 years ago. Together they give a great night's entertainment with a wide variety of songs, from traditional to self-penned. A warm, friendly night in store. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £6 members, £9 non-members

3rd Apr 2017 - Open session - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Bring your instruments and voices and join in the entertainment. A lively and great night in store !!!. Time: 8pm. Cost: £2

10th Apr 2017 - Tom Clelland & Wendy Weatherby - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Tom is one of Scotland's best storytelling songwriters. Wendy is a first class folk singer, fiddle player cellist and composer. What a combination! Come and enjoy a fantastic night! Time: 8pm. Cost: £8

13th Apr 2017 - GNOSS - Salmon Bothy Portsoy. Tickets from At door or bobphilips25@live.co.uk. Fine young Bnad of Students of royal Consevitoire of Scotland. Time: 1930. Cost: £10

17th Apr 2017 - Open Mic/Charity Night - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Come and showcase your talent in front of an audience or just to listen.Proceeds will be donated to Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre, Stirling. Please book your spot now by contacting Harry on website www.stirlingfolkclub.co.uk or phone 07743792742. Time: 8pm. Cost: £5

24th Apr 2017 - Allan Taylor - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Allan's songs have an integrity that tells you they come from something real, where characters come to life as people you know and places are familiar. Time: 8pm. Cost: £10

28th Apr 2017 - Girvan traditional Folk Festival - various artists. See website for artists booked. - Various venues in Girvan. Tickets from £5 to £40. This is the 43rd Girvan Festival - more details at http://www.girvanfolkfestival.co.uk. There will be concerts, sessions, competitions and workshops. Time: Fri April 28th to Sunday April 30th 2017. Cost: Various, including free sessions in many pubs.

30th Apr 2017 - Jim and Susie Malcolm are special guests at Monifieth Folk Club. It’s a friendly and informal club to which all are welcome. The club begins at 7pm, with a session for the first hour or so, followed by one long set from Jim and Susie. Entry at the door is £5. There’s no need to buy tickets in advance, and there’s a bar. Monifieth Bowling Club, Albert Road, Monifieth

May 2017

1st May 2017 - Open session - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Bring your instruments and voices or just yourself and have a great night of entertainment! Time: 8pm. Cost: £2

1st May 2017 - Singaround - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Being a Bank Holiday, number crunching is in order so "Numbers" is the theme for the night. All welcome as always. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £3 all

8th May 2017 - Jenny Biddle - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Welcome "Melbourne's Best Busker" to our midst for the first time. Self described as playing a feisty guitar, a squawking blues harmonica, singing poignant lyrics from self-penned songs and covers, plus an endearing personality in a 5ft frame, we cant wait for her arrival!. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £6 members, £9 non-members

8th May 2017 - The John Hinshelwood Band - Rugby Club, Stirling FK9 SAP. Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and band. Time: 8pm

15th May 2017 - Rallion - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. It is a treat to welcome this brilliant 3 piece band back to the Club to see and hear again their driving rhythms and energy. Their unique sound is based upon the fiddly powerhouse of Fiona Cuthill, the distinctive voice of Marieke McBean and the virtuoso guitar and bouzouki of Steve Lawrence. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £6 members, £9 non-members

21st May 2017 - Scot's Songwriting Workshop - Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Join us for a Scots Songwriting workshop with our Scriever (Poet in Residence) Rab Wilson, taking inspiration from current social and political issues. Participants will be introduced to the Bard's songs, and will then have the opportunity to create their own works. The session will conclude with an opportunity to share performances. Time: 1100hrs. Cost: £12.50

22nd May 2017 - Singaround - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. As the British "Lions" rugby team head for New Zealand to play the "All Blacks", we have "Animals and Colours" as our theme for the night. All welcome as always. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £3 all

26th May 2017 - The Sangsters - The Garmouth folk club. Tickets from Maggie/Joe 01343870656. Time: 8.30. Cost: £10

29th May 2017 - Dan McKinnon - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A big welcome back to the Club for Dan, our Canadian friend with the wonderful voice and guitar skills. An excellent songwriter, he also specialises in the works of Stan Rogers. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £6 members, £9 non members

Jun 2017

2nd Jun 2017 - 8th HAAL Festival - Portsoy. Tickets from Bobphilips25@live.co.uk. 3 days of concerts, sessions, sing arounds, workshops and dance. For all ages. Na Leanai, Coracree, Sheena Wellington, Dave Goulder, Kenny Hadden, Pete Coe, Arthur Watson, Fougie MacKenzie, Iona Fyfe, Mabel Duncan Band, Arthur Johnston. Hotels, B and B camp site. See http://bothyfolk.org/. Time: From 16.00. Cost: Various

5th Jun 2017 - Pete Coe - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A wonderful entertainer with an amazingly distinctive voice, an eclectic mix of both traditional and contemporary songs, traditional dance steps and musicianship, Pete will bring a lively show to the Club. A real old-school troubadour at work and play. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

9th Jun 2017 - Hens Teeth - Garmouth Folk Club. Tickets from 01343870656 Joe or Maggie. Garmouth Folk Club, Garmouth Hotel, Garmouth. Time: 8.30. Cost: £10

9th Jun 2017 - Stepping Stones Festival - Kirklinton Hall near Carlisle CA6 6BB. Tickets from www.steppingstonesfestival.co.uk. Location: Kirklinton Hall near Carlisle CA6 6BB
Date: Friday 9th June 2016 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £65 early bird £75 full price Accompanied under 16s free
Contact for info: info@steppingstonesfestival.co.uk
Website: steppingstonesfestival.co.uk
County: Cumbria
Country: England
Headliners: Oysterband, BOC Mallorca, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, The Carnival band and Maddy Prior. Three stages, local bands, open mic and late night sessions, music and dance workshops, craft village plus a full programme of children and family friendly activities, good local food and beer, camping, friendly stewards,glorious surroundings and pigs! Time: from 16.30 until 17.00 11th June. Cost: £65 Early Bird, £75 full price

12th Jun 2017 - AGM - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Always the most important Club event of the year. All members are encouraged to attend. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Free entry

19th Jun 2017 - John Hinshelwood Band - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Now firmly established with band members Tim Black and Ed McGlone as an Americana/folk/country trio of some distinction,we await John's return to the Club for our annual tribute to the genre!. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

19th Jun 2017 - The John Hinshelwood Band - The Green Hotel, Kinross KY13 8AS. Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and band. Time: 8pm

July 2017

No gigs yet

August 2017

5th Aug 2017 - Auld Hats New Heids - salmon bothy Portsoy. Tickets from At door of bobphilips2@live.co.uk. An evening of classic folk songs from four top class 'Veterans of The Folk Scene'. Asuperb evenings entertainment. Time: 19.30

18th - 20th Aug 2017 - Innerleithen Music Festival. Check www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org for all the information.

September 2017

15th Sep 2017 - The Douglas Hoolie - Countryside Inn. Originally the Douglasdale FF, but due to financial restraints, we have had to have a re-think. So rather than close up shop altogether, we are now going to operate in a folk club/concert situation, booking two quality guest acts per night. Time: 8.00pm. Cost:£10 per night/£15 Week-end

If you know of any folk music events not on the events pages,
please feel free to contact us with the relevant information.

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