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.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

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

Botanical Gardens, St Andrews

Thu 29 Jun

£18.50 / 01334 477178

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 27 May

£19 (£17) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Falkirk Town Hall

Sun 13 Aug

£16–£18 / 01324 506850

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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…


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