This year the Fife Traditional Singing Weekend will feature artists from England, Scotland, Ireland and the USA. The line up also features many guest artists like Bernie Cherry and Kathy Hobkirk among others.
Music Festivals in Scotland
Selection of music festivals throughout Scotland
The Festival will feature a wide range of bands, musicians and singers and around 150 participating individuals who will have over 38 separate acts of performance.
The 20th Arran Folk Festival will be held on the Isle of Arran, in Scotland.
A small and well-thought-out music fest with a varied line-up supported by family-friendly Activities, exhibitions and cabaret and comedy tents. Shortlisted for the Best Family Festival award in the UK Festival Awards in 2014
Musical and cultural festival in venues around Orkneys
Started in 1987 the Glasgow Jazz Festival. has been showcasing the best homegrown talent alongside legendary international acts for over two decades. This event presents a range of music including blues, reggae, funk and soul among others.
Kelburn Castle provides the fairytale setting for this eccentric music festival. The graffiti project for which Kelburn is known is just one of the items of hand-made décor, art and lighting that make the event a feast for all the senses.
The 28th Stonehaven Folk Festival features evening concerts at the Town Hall apart from variety entertainment programmes at various venues around the town.
The festival will bring together some of the top international artists set against the backdrop of the Gaelic culture and Hebridean heritage.
Britain's most northerly festival is a family-friendly affair with fiddle workshops, go kart races, film screenings and live music worth travelling for.
Now in its 36th year, the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival offers a host of concerts, club gigs, jam sessions, street parties and events.
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.
The most prestigious event in the pipe band calendar, attracting some 200 bands from around the world. To be held at Greendyke Street, Glasgow . Open 9.00am - 7.00pm
Bell Rock Blues Festival 2014 takes place 22nd to 24th August 2012 in the town of Arbroath. 34 different bands ranging from solo to six piece will cater to the musical ears of everyone!
This festival features an eclectic mix of local and established musical acts, craft stalls and storytellers on the banks of the Gala Water.
The secluded nature of the Isle of Colonsay lends itself to an intimate folk festival, which is a firm favourite with many touring musicians.
A Festival that focuses on highlighting local and young talent alongside well established and internationally known artists.
An event for guitar lovers that includes a combination of workshops, concerts, late night sessions and a trade fair with several top manufacturers of bespoke guitars.
Traditional music festival in the Orkney Isles. Various Venues.
The West End Festival is Glasgow’s largest cultural event and every June takes over this popular area of Glasgow with a wide variety of events and performances. Last year over 400 events took place in 80 venues.
The 19th annual Jazz Festival will be held in various venues in Kirkcudbright and will bring together some of the most popular names in Jazz music world.
Loanhead Music Festival is a local folk festival held in various venues, which focuses on pub sessions and fun.
LesFest is Scotland's only annual rock and metal festival. It is held near the village of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, which is Ten minutes from junction 7/8 off the M74 Motorway.
Classical Music festival in Fife in villages of East Neuk
Music festival on the island of Eigg courtesy of Lost Map Records
The 20th T in the Park will be held at Balado from 12th to 14th July featuring many exciting events.
Tiree Music Festival brings a musical extravaganza and pure fun for the family. This years' festival flaunts a well sorted list of music groups and artists.
As the name implies, Rewind Scotland will bring to you the theme bars, and the other customary 80s Rewind range of camping options including tents already erected for arrival, tipi villages, and more. Loads of fun and entertainment for everyone in the family.
The 7th Southern Fried festival is Perth's Annual Festival of American Roots Music, held in various venues across Perth.
Belladrum Festival is an eagerly anticipated landmark in the Scottish festival calendar. Near Loch Ness in August
The Mull of Kintyre, a region brought to prominence in song by Sir Paul McCartney, has held this annual music festival,every year since its inception in 1993.
Somewhat crazy festival and the name says it all. Music festival inside medieaval village in central Scotland. I kid you not!
A high quality artistic programme that brings Scottish and international musicians together in the unique location of Islay. The festival features a taste of Islay, so watch out for hand-dived scallops, crabs, chocolates, homebaking and of course, Lagavulin
Big band music, contemporary jazz and some very hot jazz and blues featuring a host of leading Scottish and international musicians. The centrepiece of the weekend is the Take Five programme, which offers five hours of jazz and blues on three stages in the centre of Lockerbie.
Loopallu in Ullapool is a small music festival which attracts the big name artists thanks to its warm and friendly atmosphere.