Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham


This article is from 2009.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Aly Bain, Scotland’s celebrated traditional fiddler, and Phil Cunningham, renowned accordionist/composer, amongst numerous other things, have teamed up to bring their considerable talents back to Scotland in an extensive tour, which takes them to all corners of their homeland.

Guild Theatre, Greenock, Fri 21 Aug; Queen’s Hall, Dunoon, Sat 22 Aug; Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, Sun 23 Aug; Albert Halls, Stirling, Tue 25 Aug.

This article is from 2009.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Musical double act Phil and Aly bring together a plethora of musical talent and witty banter.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 27 May

£19 (£17) / 0131 665 2240

Cecil Sharp House, London NW1

Sat 1 Apr

£18; £10 under 26s

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 17 May

£27.50 / 0141 357 4000

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Ceol Cholasa

Four-day folky fest on the Island of Colonsay with some great acts appearing. The lineup is announced closer to the time but 2016 featured Claire Hastings, Hungrytown and Dàimh. This is the festival's tenth year and as well as music the programme includes talks, exhibitions, guided walks of Colonsay and food events.

Various venues: Colonsay, Isle of Colonsay

Mon 11 Sep

Times & prices vary

Tue 12 Sep

Times & prices vary

Wed 13 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 4 more dates until 17 Sep

Fringe by the Sea

With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author and children’s events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.

Various venues, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Mon 7 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Tue 8 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Wed 9 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

…and 4 more dates until 13 Aug

Shetland Fiddle Frenzy

A week-long summer school and festival celebrating the music and the musicians that have led Shetland to become one of the world’s most highly acclaimed fiddle playing regions. As well as music classes and concerts, it offers classes in drawing and painting, and traditional knitting techniques, as well as cultural trips…

Picnic Concert with Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Enjoy exceptional Scottish folk music from these two stalwarts of the folk scene in the great outdoors. Bring a picnic and something to sit on and relax in the sunshine (hopefully). For those with a taste for luxury - reserve a Gazebo pitch with a group of friends for £100 + individual ticket prices. You can also order a…


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