Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

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  • 16 August 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.

Ceòl Cholasa

Four-day folk fest on the Island of Colonsay with some great acts appearing.

Colonsay Brewery, Isle of Colonsay

Thu 12 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01951 200190

Fri 13 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01951 200190

Sat 14 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01951 200190

Sun 15 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01951 200190

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: North Berwick

Fri 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sat 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sun 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Shetland Folk Frenzy

Formerly the Shetland Fiddle Frenzy, this year the festival has broadened to incorporate other aspects of folk music while still retaining a focus on the fiddle. The event consists of workshops, concerts, sessions and masterclasses that celebrate the music and musicians of the Shetlands. For the first time ever the…

Various venues: Shetland

Sun 14 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 743 843

Mon 15 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 743 843

Tue 16 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 743 843

…and 3 more dates until 19 Jul

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