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.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 28 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01786 473544

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Thu 27 Aug

£20 / 01851 708480

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 3 Sep

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

Also on at:

Ceol Cholasa

Four-day folky fest on the Island of Colonsay with some great acts appearing. The line-up is announced closer to the time but the 2014 festival featured Bella Hardy, Battlefield Band, Rura, Kathleen MacInnes, David Francey and Mairearad & Anna. There is also a series of workshops and a ceilidh.

Various venues: Colonsay, Isle of Colonsay

Thu 17 Sep

Times & prices vary

Fri 18 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 19 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

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

Mon 10 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Tue 11 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Wed 12 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

…and 4 more dates until 16 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…

Mareel, Lerwick

Sun 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01595 743 843

Mon 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01595 743 843

Tue 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01595 743 843

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

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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