A folk rock musical programme that feature many well known names and bands like Penetrations, Fu' Pelt and Stone Pony.
Music Festivals in Scotland
Selection of music festivals throughout Scotland
The Insider Festival, Aviemore will be back in 2015 .
True to its name the Insider Festival is all about small, idiosyncratically-named stages tucked away in the woods of the Inshriach Estate. A small crowd and a high number of artists, makes this event a celebration of music, food and performance. A perfect choice for those who are uncomfortable with festival crowds.
A predominantly traditional music festival, with a roster of live bands, most of which have a local connection, workshops, a family dance and impromptu sessions in the pubs.
London Folk Festival - status uncertain
A small traditional music festival set to brighten up the otherwise dreary month of November.
A long weekend of jazz and blues music with specks of touch of soul and rock'n'roll to give a diverse musical experience, enjoy a jazz cruise on Loch Katrine or soak up the beautiful surroundings. If you can play or sing, the open mic jam session will surely be of interest to you.
Cowalfest, Scotland's largest walking festival, is now also a major arts festival with a 10-day programme of walks, arts, cultural and social events
An interesting festival that celebrates different varieties of acoustic music, workshops in various instruments and more intimate pub sessions.
An evening only festival that offers Two nights of quality Scottish music.
Experience the best of contemporary songs along with folk, traditional songs in this interesting 10 day event, which has evolved to be an important event in Scotland's musical calendar.
Tarbert is still mainly a free festival thanks to the sponsorship and is a great opportunity for music lovers to enjoy some fine music.
Small festival started in 2015 on Unst in the Shetland courtesy of Shetland Reel Gin Company. In August.
2013 marks ten years of this local multi-arts festival. Mixing music, art, comedy, poetry and a popular carnival, the bill includes Les Mc Ewan's Legendary Bay City Rollers, Talon: The Best of the Eagles, Phil Collins and Koda.
Inverness Music Festival is a competitive music festival open to all ages and abilities and is a popular event in Scotland.
Aberdeen Jazz festival will feature over 30 bands that will perform at free and ticketed events across the city. Topping the bill are Ruby Turner, the soul sensation voice of Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra; Mud Morganfield, eldest son of legendary bluesman, Muddy Waters; and the powerhouse saxophonist, Courtney Pine.
Yn Chruinnaght literally means 'the gathering' and is a celebration of Manx culture and the relationship between the Isle of Man and the other five Celtic countries (Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall and Brittany).
The 29th Isle of Bute Jazz Festival will take place in Rothesay on the Scottish Island of Bute.
The Scribbler's Picnic is one of the highlights of Stirling's live music scene and is always a cracking day out. This year promises to better than ever with a great list of acts, loads of stalls, fun and games. Scribblers is raising money for 5 cancer charities.
Top quality international chamber music in the beautiful surroundings of Paxton House, an 18th century Palladian Country House near Berwick.
Glasgow’s annual folk, roots, indie, world and traditional music festival celebrating the links between Celtic music and cultures across the globe.
The focus is on the voice for this eclectic festival of voice-led music drawn from opera, Lieder, folk, jazz, early music and contemporary genres.
The Saltire is a week-long festival of music, culture and heritage. East Lothian is the birthplace of the Scottish Flag and The Saltire Festival celebrates this fact alongside St Andrew's Day.
Scotland's only international digital arts festival, it features moving image, performance, music and technology-driven arts across Dundee.
Skye's first Swing and Jazz festival in different locations around the Island. Looks like it will be great fun! The festival includes swing, big band, jitterbug and jive showcasing new and established stars in the Scottish jazz world. This years festival has a 1920's theme.
A bi annual music festival held in a casual and friendly atmosphere featuring top bands from the USA, Europe. Next event will be held in the year 2015
the 47th Marymass folk festival features concerts, sessions, an open stage competition, events in schools, community concerts and not forgetting two World Championships.
Now into the 10th year, this festival features a full lineup of wonderful concerts featuring the finest of Scotland's musical talent as well as some international guests.
A festival promoting live music of all styles and genres and at all levels!
The festival has a range of adult and children's competitions in music, speech, dance, piping, Gaelic song and verse, and traditional folk music.
Mobo Awards is the hottest urban music event that showcases the finest selection of established and up-and-coming national and international MOBO Music acts.
Fife Jazz Festival is a three day musical feast that brings together a range of music including nostalgic melodies, blue-rocks, R&B and jazz orchestras among others.
The UK's first ski resort based festival near Aviemore. In first weekend of March and featuring a snazzy lineup including Grandmaster Flash!
The Edinburgh International Harp Festival brings together the finest harp players in the world.
The Mull Music Festival takes place largely in the public houses spread around the island. Musicians and groups from all over Scotland participate in this event, which will make the other wise quiet island lively with musical notes.
Moniaive probably has more musical events and festivals (per head of population) than anywhere else in the country. And with a sizeable group of traditional musicians living in the village and surrounding countryside our pub sessions are amongst the finest.
Sessions, piping competitions, workshops, and more.