Old Blind Dogs

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

With 14 Scottish trad music album releases since forming in 1992, these Old Blind Dogs never run out of new tricks. Join us to hear their latest effort live, the uplifting ‘Knucklehead Circus’, released this winter.  They will play a mix of songs and tunes with guitars, pipes, whistles, percussion instruments, bass, vocals and even […]

Nicolette Macleod: The Sea and Me

The Birks Cinema Trust 15 Dunkled Street, Aberfeldy, Highland

A wonderful show that weaves together song, stories and personal anecdotes, exploring themes of marine conservation, exploration and the magnitude of the sea. Armed with a guitar and her mesmerising clear voice, Nicolette creates a beautiful seascape of sounds, overlaid with folk songs, her originals and some popular classics. This show gives us the opportunity […]

Blue Rose Code

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

A nomad, both geographically and musically, Ross Wilson aka Blue Rose Code writes straight from – and to - the heart. His songs address universal themes of love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future in a deeply personal way. They are variously painted with the vibrant colours of folk, Americana, jazz, […]

Nicolette Macleod: The Sea and Me

The Rockfield Centre Stevenson Street, Oban

A wonderful show that weaves together song, stories and personal anecdotes, exploring themes of marine conservation, exploration and the magnitude of the sea. Armed with a guitar and her mesmerising clear voice, Nicolette creates a beautiful seascape of sounds, overlaid with folk songs, her originals and some popular classics. This show gives us the opportunity […]

Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

In the retelling of a Scottish tragedy, Newell invites awareness of the universal story of the displacement of native peoples and the consequent loss of ancient wisdom. In Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found internationally acclaimed writer, John Philip Newell, works with some of Scotland’s most talented young artists to tell the story of the Celtic […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Latheron Hall Latheron,, Caithness

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

Dispatches on the Red Dress

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

Don’t think that this is any regular gig from Rowan Rheingans – it’s also a masterpiece of storytelling. Soothing fiddle, banjo, viola & electric guitar music is stitched together with heartfelt narration in this 80-minute, one-woman tour de force. The story takes a clear stand against fascism in this retelling of her own grandmother’s triumphs […]

Brownbear

An Tobar, The Tobermory Arts Centre Argyll Terrace, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute

Brownbear bring their soulful alternative indie/rock sound to an intimate gig at An Tobar & Mull Theatre. See one of Scotland’s fastest rising and best bands in this relaxed and friendly setting. Hailing from Ayrshire, in just a few years Brownbear have taken themselves from a band tipped to do big things to selling out […]

Cua

Birnam Arts and Conference Centre Station Road, Birnam, Dunkeld

Since issuing their superb Songs of The Hollow album in 2017, Cua have gone on to become a band that has gathered in more praise than most from all the best sections of the media. The band caused a sensation when they attracted a capacity crowd to their Celtic Connections show in Glasgow, just before […]

Fraser Fifield & Graeme Stephan

An Tobar, The Tobermory Arts Centre Argyll Terrace, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute

Emerging from the Scottish piping tradition, multi-instrumentalist Fraser Fifield, accompanied by guitarist Graeme Stephen, delivers a mature, atmospheric musical event. Fraser Fifield and Graeme Stephen are well known in folk and jazz circles in their native Scotland as musicians with a unique sound and approach. Both originate in the North-East part of the country and […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Latheron Hall Latheron,, Caithness

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

reay hall Caithness

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Lyth Arts Centre Lyth, By Wick, Lyth, Highland

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas & Eduardo Martín

Eden Court Bishop's Road, Inverness

The famous composer and guitarist Eduardo Martín joins the renowned young guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas to create this duo that masterfully addresses the diverse tendencies and styles of the Cuban contemporary music scene. This proposal, with the full repertoire of Mtro. Martín explores Afro, classical and Anglo-Saxon pop among other varied musical genres that mix […]

The Wee Scottish Big Band

Dunoon Burgh Hall 195 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll

Join The Wee Scottish Big Band as they present the music of: Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Glen Miller, Count Basie, Maynard Ferguson, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Bobby Darin, Sammy David Jr. and and many more. A great Big Band Show featuring a selection of golden songs.

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Dunoon Burgh Hall 195 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s a musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Three Villages Hall Three Villages Hall, Shore Road, Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Reay Village Hall Reay Village Hall, Reay, Caithness

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Lochgoilhead Village Hall Hall Road, Lochgoilhead, Cairndow

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

Brian Molley Quartet

St Margarets Braemar St Margarets Braemar, Glenshee Road, Braemar, Ballater, Aberdeenshire

Performing music from their brand new album Modern Traditions, Brian Molley Quartet once again deliver their own exhilarating blend of jazz and world music as reflected by their wide and varied travels. From straight-ahead high-octane jazz to tender ballads, from driving Indian Raga to Scots traditional folk song, Modern Traditions once again demonstrates BMQ’s versatility […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

Strathearn Artspace Comrie Street, Crieff, Perthshire

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

The Metamorphosis: Unplugged

The Rockfield Centre Stevenson Street, Oban

Based on Franz Kafka’s brilliantly funny and compelling story, The Metamorphosis: Unplugged is a warm-hearted retelling of the mysterious tale of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning to find he’s turned into a giant insect. Told from the perspective of his sister Greta, it’s an acoustic, musical, cabaret-style night out from the team that brought you The […]

wrest

Dunoon Burgh Hall 195 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll

Wrest are a hotly-tipped Scottish indie rock band, making music from Edinburgh’s Old Town. The sound combines soaring guitars with layered lyrics and heartfelt melodies, reminiscent of bands like Frightened Rabbit, The National, Idlewild, Snow Patrol and We Were Promised Jetpacks. The debut album Coward of Us All (“Best Scottish Album 2019”) saw wrest reach […]

The Living Mountain – Jenny Sturgeon

Birnam Arts and Conference Centre Station Road, Birnam, Dunkeld

Devised and performed live by musician Jenny Sturgeon, The Living Mountain considers human connections with wild places through lyrical and melodic interpretation of the novel, and interweaves song with visuals from the Cairngorm Mountains National Park; filmed by videographer Robyn Spice, rewilding advocacy group Scotland The Big Picture and with archive imagery from the National Library of […]

Hannah Rarity

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

Following the release of her new 2022 album, Universal Hall is honoured to welcome singer Hannah Rarity. She will be joined by Innes White on guitar and John Lowrie on keys. Many of you will have recently seen Hannah perform with Alexander Chapman Campbell. This Scottish folk gem is former winner of BBC Radio Scotland […]

Tony McManus & Julia Toaspern

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

While Tony is known as a soloist, his frequent collaborations with various musicians have always been a significant part of his work. Julia Toaspern is a multi-talented musician from Berlin who combines classical training on violin and voice with a wide interest in genres such as jazz, baroque and traditional music. She has released two […]

Elephant Sessions

Universal Hall The Park, Findhorn, Moray

This show has been rescheduled from 2020 Hailing from the Highlands of Scotland, Elephant Sessions exploded onto the indie folk scene to unparalleled effect with their last album “All We Have Is Now.” The band have since gone on to be finalists as Best Group at the BBC Radio 2 awards and are already winners […]

Alan Reid

Skye Bridge Studios Skye Bridge Studios, Main Street, Kyle of Lochalsh, Ross-shire

Alan Reid is a Scottish folk multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He was a founding member of Battlefield Band, which combined traditional Celtic melodies and new material. One of the many accomplishments credited to Alan Reid, is his use of keyboards in a Scottish folk band. Alan released his first solo album, The Sunlit Eye in 1997. […]

Red Note Ensemble

Shetland Arts - Mareel Gutters Gaet, Lerwick, Lerwick, Shetland

Since its formation, Red Note Ensemble has taken up a leadership position as Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble, performing and developing an extensive, highly varied and critically acclaimed programme of new music to the highest standards, and taking new music out to audiences across Scotland and internationally. Red Note performs the established classics of contemporary music, […]

Red Note Ensemble

The Mission House Studio The Mission House Studio, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, Finsbay, Isle of Harris

Since its formation, Red Note Ensemble has taken up a leadership position as Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble, performing and developing an extensive, highly varied and critically acclaimed programme of new music to the highest standards, and taking new music out to audiences across Scotland and internationally. Red Note performs the established classics of contemporary music, […]

Red Note Ensemble

Poolewe Village Hall Poolewe, Rossshire

Since its formation, Red Note Ensemble has taken up a leadership position as Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble, performing and developing an extensive, highly varied and critically acclaimed programme of new music to the highest standards, and taking new music out to audiences across Scotland and internationally. Red Note performs the established classics of contemporary music, […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Skye Bridge Studios Skye Bridge Studios, Main Street, Kyle of Lochalsh, Ross-shire

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Red Note Ensemble

St Mary's Church St Mary's Church, 25 Viewfield Place, Portree, Portree, Isle of Skye

Since its formation, Red Note Ensemble has taken up a leadership position as Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble, performing and developing an extensive, highly varied and critically acclaimed programme of new music to the highest standards, and taking new music out to audiences across Scotland and internationally. Red Note performs the established classics of contemporary music, […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Gairloch Community Hall Achtercaim, Gairloch, Highland

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Lochinver Village Hall Main Street, Lochinver, Highland

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Durness Village Hall Durness, Lairg, Highland

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Mr C's Traill Street, Thurso, Caithness

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

The Eagle Bar North Street, Forres, Forres

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Fountain Road Hall Fountain Road, Golspie, Sutherland

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

Speak Easy Circus – ‘The Highland Tour’

Strathpeffer Community Centre School Road, Strathpeffer, Cromarty

Speak Easy Circus have partnered with Barnardo’s Children’s Charity, an amazing organisation who do fantastic work throughout Britain, to embark upon a summer fundraising tour. "After long periods of lockdown and many cancelled shows, we decided to break free of Glasgow this summer and set ourselves a challenge of travelling around Scotland, playing shows in […]

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