Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, 21st – 25th August 2019

MOK Fest Rocks Wee Toon The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival looks set to rock the town with some of the best bands and performers from across Scotland in its 27th year. The 5 day event which runs from Aug 21 – 25, has yet another great line-up including Manran, Dougie MacLean, Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band, … Continued

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Hamish Henderson Celebrated: Summer School, Ceilidh & Theatre Showcase Scotland’s Folk Legend

“Maker, ye maun sing them… Tomorrow, songs Will flow free again, and new voices Be borne on the carrying stream.” (Hamish Henderson) Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS) presents the Hamish Henderson Summer School which reflects the visionary spirit and diversity of the founding father of Scotland’s 20th Century folk renaissance, offering inspiration and enjoyment … Continued

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Mountain Melodies returns to St Margaret’s, Braemar this July for musicians aged 14-17

St Margaret’s Braemar, in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland, will host a week-long music and composition project during the 2019 Summer holidays called Mountain Melodies, for talented young musicians from the local area, combining composition workshops, one-to-one tuition, talks, seminars and performances. A few places are remaining for the project running from Monday 8 … Continued

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Violin Tutor Required: Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshop

Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshop is small fiddle workshop based at Strachur on the Cowal peninsula. They are seeking a traditional tutor for their adult classes, ranging from beginners to competent players. Hours offered will depend on uptake of members – previously classes were held on two evenings over 26 weeks, however this may reduce to one … Continued

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Isle of Gigha Music Festival – 29th June 2019

The Isle of Gigha Music Festival may be one of the smallest festivals in the country but it is certainly one of the most vibrant and welcoming. This years festival takes place on Saturday 29 June with music across the island not just on this day, but on the Friday evening. The main event is … Continued

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Unfolding Song (workshop), 16th-18th August 2019

Unfolding Song  From Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2019 Facilitated by Mairi Campbell, Helen Chadwick,   and Ali Mills At Kilcreggan House www.Kilcregganhouse.com One hour from Glasgow on the Clyde Estuary I’m delighted to announce our next singing workshop at the end of August. It’s perfect for people who are intrigued by the craft … Continued

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SOLAS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2019 LINE UP

Kobi Onyame, Niteworks, a solo performance from Honeyblood’s Stina Tweeddale and Solareye are among the acts for the tenth anniversary of Solas Festival this year, taking place in the brand new location of Errol Park, Perthshire. Solas Festival is an all-age, three day celebration of the arts taking place over midsummer weekend at the beautiful, … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Launches Search for Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter of the Year

BBC Radio Scotland is on the hunt for the country’s newest star with a brand new award to find Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter of the Year 2019. The search will launch on Thursday 2 May on BBC Scotland’s Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart when chart-topping Scots singer/songwriter, Lewis Capaldi, performs before a live audience in Glasgow. Entrants … Continued

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Staying Healthy On Tour Workshop – 22nd May 2019, Glasgow

Check out this fantastic FREE workshop from The Musicians’ Union. Make sure you register soon if you’d like to go along.   In this free workshop you will learn how to stay healthy whilst on tour, by juggling the many demands that this has both on body and mind. 75% of musicians develop a health … Continued

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Scottish Music Industry Association – SURVEY

All individuals working in any capacity in Scotland’s music industry are invited to complete the new survey to help inform future activities. Deadline: 10th May 2019 https://bit.ly/2XX03iu

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