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.
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.
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…