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Scottish Folk Music Events

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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

5th Jun 2017 - Open session - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Bring instruments and voices and make it a cracking night, or bring yourselves as an appreciative audience. Time: 8pm. Cost: £2

7th Jun 2017 - Stephen & Pernille Quigg and Ian and Moe Walker - Irvine Folk Club. Time: 7.30pm

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 - Stuart Forester & Jonny Hardie - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Stuart is an English singer/songwriter, guitarist and dulcimer player based in Aberdeenshire. Jonny of "Old Blind Dogs" is a fiddle player extraordinaire. Together they form a formidable musical force. Time: 8pm. Cost: £8

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

23rd Jun 2017 - Tildon Krautz - Grapes Hotel, Newcastleton. UNIQUE AMERICAN FOLK BAND. 8.30pm. Free: donations.

26th Jun 2017 - Tarneybackle - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Formed in 2000 in Blackford, Perthshire. The trio's interpretation of Scots songs has brought praise from reviewers and a growing fan base alike. Time: 8pm. Cost: £10

26th Jun 2017 - Cloudstreet - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A huge welcome back for our Australian friends who have previously performed for us at the Club and at the Folk Feast. John, Nicole and Emma are undertaking a farewell tour of the UK so we are delighted they are able to share their brilliant music with us for one last time. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

30th Jun 2017 - THE IAN WALKER BAND - THE MEETING PLACE, RUTHERGLEN. Time: 7.30PM

July 2017

3rd Jul 2017 - Open Session - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Come along and play, sing, recite or just listen. an enjoyable night for all. Time: 8pm. Cost: £2

3rd Jul 2017 - Singaround - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. The "longest" day has come and gone for this year and we are now approaching the "height" of summer. So, let us have "Dimensions" as tonight's theme. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: £2 all

10th Jul 2017 - Landermason - Stirling Folk Club at Stirling Rugby Club. Tickets from On door. Fiona on whistles and Sax and Paul on guitar and bouzouki have entertained us well in the past.Based in the borders, they play in festivals as well as clubs and are well respected musicians, composers and entertainers. Time: 8pm. Cost: £9

10th Jul 2017 - Bob Fox - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A warm welcome back to Bob who is now renowned as "The Songman" in the internationally famous stage show War Horse. A wonderful voice and entertainer, his North East English's humour and songs will be to the fore once again. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

17th Jul 2017 - Jo Philby/Bob Knight - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Another of our double-header nights of sheer entertainer. Jo is a popular Orkney-based singer-songwriter with a soulful and expressive vocal ability who, on this occasion is accompanied by Orcadian Elaine Grieve on mandola and guitar. Jo will share the bill with Aberdonian Bob who has gained a reputation for himselfin the Folk World as a fine singer and writer of songs in the traditional style. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

24th Jul 2017 - Singaround - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Summertime - time for a break; enjoy a stress-free night without a theme. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: All £2

31st Jul 2017 - Maggie Holland / Allan Hunt - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Two very fine acts on offer tonight. Maggie is a very well known English singer-songwriter and Allan a well kent singer-songwriter from Dundee. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

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

14th Aug 2017 - Singaround - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Are the children/grandchildren filling your time during the school holidays? With that in mind, how about "Tiredness/Fatigue/Weariness" as tonight's theme. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: All £2

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

21st Aug 2017 - Celine Donoghue and Neil Sturgeon - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Now a truly established internationally-renowned fiddle and banjo player and singer. Celine is joined tonight by Neil on guitar and vocals. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

28th Aug 2017 - Other Roads - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. A great night on offer tonight when Pete Abbott, Gregor Borland and Dave Walmisley come to town! A superbly talented trio, they offer a wide ranging mix of songs and tunes from haunting ballads to celtic fiddle tunes. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

 

September 2017

7th Sep 2017 - Duncan McCrone and Cy Jack - Glenfarg Village Folk Club at Backstage at the Green, Kinross. Tickets from Door. Two of the Club's favourite artistes return with the appearance of Duncan and Cy. Appearing as a duo, they will doubtless perform many of their self-penned songs to give us another excellent night in their company. Time: 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Cost: Members £6, non-members £9

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

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