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 with Morgan Rattler & Dave Ball

A ceilidh with North-England-based folk band Morgan Rattler and caller Dave Ball.

Waring Green Community Centre, Brighouse

Sat 18 Apr

£9 / 07519 603 598

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Apr

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

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

Tue 28 Apr

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

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

Tue 5 May

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

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; Children £18) / 01383 602302

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Cafe Ceilidh

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

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 5 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

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

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0131 556 9579

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

£8 (£6) / 07768 563 138

Fri 31 Jul

£8 (£6) / 07768 563 138

Fri 30 Oct

£8 (£6) / 07768 563 138

Ceilidh Dance Classes

Tricia Matthews leads these ceilidh dance classes.

St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow

Wed 22 Apr

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

Wed 29 Apr

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

Wed 6 May

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

…and 33 more dates until 23 Dec

Christina Stewart

Explore the magical otherworld of Scotland's selkies, fairies, premonition and enchantment with Christina Stewart's traditional songs in Scots, Gaelic and English.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 9579

Part of TradFest.

Cliar

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

Strathblane Country House, Glasgow

Wed 20 May

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

  • 19:00 – 21:30 Cliar 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
…and 5 more dates until 16 Dec

Dancing in the Streets

Family day out with an evening ceilidh hosted by The Livingston Fiddlers. Also the chance to sing songs and tell stories. Booking is essential.

Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston

Fri 15 May

£5–£6.50 / 01506 414957

Ceilidh dance. Ticket includes buffet.

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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 21 Apr

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

Tue 5 May

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

Tue 12 May

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

…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

Family Ceilidh Dance

Family ceilidh dance with stovies, waltzes, entertainment and raffle. Music performed by Gordon Pattullo.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Sun 10 May

£5 (Children free) / 01250 872226

Full Metal Ceilidh 2

Robert Burns meets Metallica at this metal ceilidh.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£12 (Students £10) / 0131 558 3758

Tickets include entry to club night Keep it Steel after.

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

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

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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.

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

Thu 21 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Fri 22 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sat 23 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

…and 8 more dates until 31 May

Positive Help: 25th Birthday Ceilidh

A ceilidh, tribal belly dancing, raffle and buffet to celebrate 25 years of Positive Help, which supports adults and children living with HIV and Hepatitis C. Funds raised to towards supporting their work.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£15 inc buffet / 0131 667 7533

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 2 May

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

with Canongate Cadjers

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

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Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

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

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 25 Apr

£12–£22.50 / 0115 989 5555

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun

£12–£22 (Children £5) / 0131 228 1155

Shooglenifty

The very fine 'nifty, who have a great following and always spread happiness Celtic-style wherever they play their folk/dance fusion.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

£10 in advance; £12.50 on the door

A 25th anniversary concert plus CD launch.

SNP Midlothian Westminster Campaign Ceilidh

Fundraising and social ceilidh for SNP Midlothian.

Dalkeith Miners Welfare Club

Fri 1 May

£5

Story Ceilidh

A performance of Scottish traditional stories of the sea, witches, magic, love, loss and humour accompanied by original live music. Presented by Alex Patience, originally from Fraserburgh but with fisher family connections to the Black Isle and to Lewis.

Stonehaven Town Hall

Sat 9 May

£9 (£8; Children £6) / 01569 765341

Teannaich

Dance to a funky Ceilidh band with mandolin mischief.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

£10 / 0131 623 3030