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.
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.
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.
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…