Do you play in a folk band? Enter Battle of The Folk Bands 2020!

Hands Up for Trad are inviting bands to send in a demo to take part in The Battle of the Folk Bands 2020 competition to be held at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Festival on Saturday January 25th 2020 at 2pm. If you are in a band or have an idea for a band that you haven’t tried … Continued

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CAN YOU HELP SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT SCOTTISH CULTURE & TRADITIONS?

SC&T are looking for volunteer Ambassadors to help raise awareness of Scottish Culture & Traditions and to encourage others to get involved. Tasks might involve handing out flyers, talking about SC&T activities with friends / family / colleagues / (anyone!), sharing posts on social media, and helping at fundraising events. This is a really important … Continued

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Join a Worldwide Audience to Celebrate Culture, Heritage & Arts Across Argyll & The Isles – 14th Sept 2019, 6-8pm

Culture, heritage and arts enthusiasts across the world are invited to tune into the CHARTS Facebook page to watch a unique live streamed showcase event celebrating the breadth of talent in Argyll and the Isles through an evening of unique performances. Taking place on 14th September 2019 from 6pm—8pm GMT and hosted by celebrated Gaelic singer, broadcaster and Argyll native Joy Dunlop, the event will … Continued

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Scots Fiddle Festival 2019 – Headline Acts Announced

The Scots Fiddle Festival Committee are delighted to announce the headline acts for Fiddle 2019. Workshops will be announced soon and tickets will be on sale in early September. More info coming soon! Friday 15th Twelfth Day – Ross Couper and Tom Oakes Saturday 16th Gnoss – Liz Carroll with Jenn Butterworth Sunday 17th Jenna … Continued

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THE SCOTTISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD ANNOUNCE THE 2019 LONGLIST

20 OUTSTANDING SCOTTISH ALBUMS ANNOUNCED LIVE AT EDINBURGH’S QUEEN’S HALL 26TH JULY, ALL IN THE RUNNING FOR £20K PRIZE AND COVETED TITLE OF SCOTTISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR MUSIC FANS WILL BE GIVEN CHANCE TO VOTE FOR SHORTLIST IN PUBLIC VOTE FROM 12TH AUGUST Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) … Continued

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SHAWFEST – 22ND SEPTEMBER 2019, GLASGOW

SHAWFEST – 22ND SEPTEMBER 2019, GLASGOW The aim of the festival is to raise funds for the The Fraser Shaw Trust, which was set up in memory of a much loved guy and wonderful musician who passed away in May 2015 after battling with MS and eventually PML. The trust raises funds for MS charities … Continued

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Organisers of Ayrshire’s Music at Craigie Folk Club attend Queen’s Garden Party at The Palace of Holyrood

Dave and Lorna Dewar, the two organisers of Ayrshire’s Music at Craigie Folk Club, were astonished to receive an invitation to the recent Queen’s Garden Party at the Palace of Holyrood. The invite was in recognition of their promotion of Scottish culture in Ayrshire through music and drama. As well as the folk club, they … Continued

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Gaelic Tutors Needed for Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Fèisgoil

Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Fèisgoil delivers language, music, arts and cultural services to schools, local authorities, public bodies and community groups across Scotland. They are looking to recruit more freelance Gaelic tutors to deliver its Blasad Gàidhlig programme in nurseries and primary schools throughout the Central Belt. Full info on the posters below. www.feisean.org/en/

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Air Iomall – 21st August 2019 @ CCA, Glasgow

AIR IOMALL – CHARLIE GREY & JOSEPHY PEACH 21ST AUGUST 2019, 8PM @ CCA GLASGOW From Scottish duo Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach, and Filmmaker Hamish Macleod, Air Iomall (Gaelic for On the Edge) is a film and suite of new music, inspired by now uninhabited islands deep in the North Atlantic – some of … Continued

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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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