After 12pm, Music, Ceilidh

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Magners' Summer Nights

The second annual Magners-sponsored festival features a series of live music gigs in Glasgow and Edinburgh open-air venues. The lineup features Roddy Frame, Glasvegas, James, The Flaming Lips, The Waterboys, Echo & the Bunnymen, King Creosote, Joan Armatrading and Ben Folds with yMusic.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 6 Aug

£25–£35

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£35

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£35

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Aug

£32.50–£40

Thu 27 Aug

£32.50–£40

Fri 28 Aug

£32.50–£40

Ceilidh at The Counting House

The Annasach Ceilidh Band provide the live music at this ceilidh dance with a caller. Under 18s are welcome but must be accompanied by two adults over 25.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Jul

£8 (£6) / 07768 563 138

Fri 30 Oct

£8 (£6) / 07768 563 138

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

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

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 3 Sep

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Fri 29 May

£18.50

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 18 Sep

£19 (£18) / 01383 602302

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Ceilidh Club

Ceilidh dancing, furious fiddlers and callers from the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club lead you through the steps.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Tue 2 Jun

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Tue 9 Jun

£6 / 0131 560 1581

…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Perth Festival of the Arts

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival. Highlights include the Proclaimers, Jools Holland, King Creosote, Courtney Pine, La Boheme, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Marines Band, The Only Way is Downton, Simpy Gershwin, the Sixteen, Red Priest, Scottish Opera, John Suchet, Headphone…

Perth Concert Hall

Fri 22 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sat 23 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sun 24 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

…and 7 more dates until 31 May back to top

Buille

Contemporary folk from Cork.

Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

Thu 28 May

£10–£12 / 0141 212 8810

  • 19:30 Buille Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

'Ceilidh! Is it too late to say I'm sorry, and ceilidh, could we get it together again?' Of course, singer from Marillion: at the ceilidhs of the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club, the bands have a caller, so never again need you be embarrassed at not knowing the steps.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

£6 Tickets available online or from the Summerhall box office / 0131 560 1581

Tue 2 Jun

£6 Tickets available online or from the Summerhall box office / 0131 560 1581

Tue 9 Jun

£6 Tickets available online or from the Summerhall box office / 0131 560 1581

…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Let's Ceilidh!!

Join the Robert Fish Band for an evening of music and dance.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

£10 (under 12s £6) / 0131 667 0592

One World Peace Ceilidh

The One World Shop and the Edinburgh Peace & Justice Centre come together to host a ceilidh with the Clapshot Ceilidh Band. Also on the nights bill are Protest in Harmony Choir, Voice Box Theatre, childrens’ activities and vegetarian and vegan food.

Edinburgh Steiner School

Fri 29 May

£10 (£7; Seniors £7; Children free) / 0131 229 4541

Perth Festival Ceilidh

Swing your partner (with the help of a caller, if you've forgotten how it all goes) at the annual festival ceilidh.

Salutation Hotel, Perth

Sat 23 May

£12 (£10; Children £5) / 01738 630066

Featuring the Jim Mackay Dance Band. Part of Perth Festival of the Arts 2015.

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Bothy Folk Music Session

Afternoon music session on the first Sunday of each month – open to everyone to join in or just sit back and enjoy.

Inn at Strathyre

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 01877 384660

Sun 5 Jul

Free / 01877 384660

Sun 2 Aug

Free / 01877 384660

…and 4 more dates until 6 Dec

Breton Fest-Noz with Teir

A night to try out the Bretonian fest-noz, a celebration of song and dance similiar to a ceilidh, with all of the night's acts playing individual sets and performing fest-noz songs.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun

£11 (£9) / 0131 662 9171

Cafe Ceilidh

Relaxed daytime traditional music session hosted by traditional music group Linten Adie.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Cafe Ceilidh Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Ceilidh Dance Classes

Tricia Matthews leads these ceilidh dance classes.

St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow

Wed 27 May

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

Wed 3 Jun

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

Wed 10 Jun

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

…and 28 more dates until 23 Dec

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Jun

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Jun

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun back to top

Cliar

A series of music nights playing modern and tradition Celtic music.

Strathblane Country House, Glasgow

Wed 17 Jun

£10 for ceilidh and supper; music in the lounge free / 01360 770491

  • 19:00 – 21:30 Cliar Strathblane Country House, Glasgow

Wed 15 Jul

£10 for ceilidh and supper; music in the lounge free / 01360 770491

  • 19:00 – 21:30 Cliar Strathblane Country House, Glasgow

Wed 19 Aug

£10 for ceilidh and supper; music in the lounge free / 01360 770491

  • 19:00 – 21:30 Cliar Strathblane Country House, Glasgow
…and 4 more dates until 16 Dec

Crossing Countries Ceilidh

Ceilidh in support of Crossing Countries, which enables disabled people to volunteer abroad.

Columcille Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Jul

£10 / 0131 447 7404

Family Ceilidh with Glasgow Fiddle Workshop

Glasgow Fiddle Workshop host a night of jigs and reels with performances from GFW Juniors and members.

Glasgow University Union

Fri 19 Jun

£7 (accompanied children free) / 0141 339 8697

Advance sales from GUU building. What's left over is available at the door, so come early to avoid disappointment. Part of West End Festival.

Festival of Light: Maxwell's Birthday Ceilidh

An evening of Scottish music and dance to celebrate James Clerk Maxwell, the Scottish scientist who changed the world. Plenty of old favourites and something different: a brand new ceilidh dance called 'Maxwell's Waves'.

Partick Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

£5.95 / 0141 287 5919

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Free Open Air Ceilidh

Come and join us for a dance on the piazza in front of Kelvingrove Art Gallery to an all-star band of Glasgow Fiddle Workshop tutors. Special guest appearances by GFW Juniors, Strumele Ukulele Band, Scratchy Noise and other learners at GFW. Dance your socks off at Kelvingrove! Free event.  

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of West End Festival.

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Kintyre Songwriters Festival

A music festival aimed at showcasing and promoting Kintyre's home grown musical talent, along with appearances by a selection of higher profile guests.

White Hart Hotel, Campbeltown

Sat 30 May

£16.87

Sun 31 May

£16.87

Ruff Ceilidhs

Traditional dancing in various set formations mixing ceilidh, country and barn dancing with a caller to guide you through the steps.

University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 10 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 14 Nov

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 12 Dec

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Scots Music Group Ceilidh

Fundraising ceilidh of traditional music and dancing.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

£8 in advance; £10 on the door (£6 in advance; £8 on the door) / 0131 346 1405

with Portobello Ceilidh Band.

Sat 20 Jun

£8 in advance; £10 on door (£6 in advance; £8 on door) / 0131 346 1405

with The Occasionals

Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra is the country's foremost large ensemble for traditional music.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 3 Oct

£12–£18.50 (Children £5) / 01383 740384

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun

£12–£22 (Children £5) / 0131 228 1155

Stockbridge Pipe Band

Community-based competition pipe band, which offers tuition for all ages in piping and drumming.

St Stephen's Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Jun

£8 (Children free) / 0131 556 8893

20th anniversary concert featuring many guest performers, compered by Dr Gary West of BBC Scotland's Pipeline.