The Big Relaunch ft. A.M.K & Shooglenifty
** Postponed **
After years of planning and fundraising, and seven months of non-stop construction work on site, the Knoydart Hall refurb is almost complete - and we are going to have an almighty party to celebrate. We will be joined by our amazing pals and hall regulars A.M.K (ft. Angus Binnie, Murdo Cameron and Kenny Knowles) to kick the night off, and then we will dance our way in to the wee small hours to the magical music of SHOOGLENIFTY.
Please note: this event is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to join the waiting list please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Ceilidh ft. Pride Ceilidh Band
** Postponed **
The Pride Celidh Band is Glasgow's freshest new band!
This lineup will feature Malin Lewis (Two Octaves), Shona Mooney (The Shee, Two Octaves) and Seumas MacLennan (Sketch, Bramax). They specialise in playing for lovely people!
Malin Lewis who leads the band is a member of the LGBT+ community and is seeking to create the most inclusive, welcoming and wholesome ceilidhs possible. This engaging group will have you dancing into the night with the very best tunes from Scotland's vibrant music scene.
Ross Ainslie & Tim Edey
Saturday 23 May | 19:30 (subject to postponement)
Award-winning musical geniuses who are old friends and two of the best musicians of their generation come together for this rare demonstration of their combined talents. Tim is a former BBC Musician of the year and is The Chieftains guitarist + accordionist of choice. Rated by many to be one of the words best guitarists and melodeon players in the celtic folk scene. Ross, one of Scotland's finest traditional musicians and composers (pipes, whistles, cittern) is an acclaimed soloist and prolific collaborator with a long list of high profile awards and nominations going back as far as 2005. Ross won Best Duo with Ali Hutton in 2017 and Composer of the Year in 2015 in the Scots Trad Music Awards!
Friday 5 June | 19:30 (subject to postponement)
“A gentle, lulling delight.” – The Guardian
Salt House is Jenny Sturgeon, Ewan MacPherson and Lauren MacColl. Their album Undersong has been praised by folk bible fRoots for bringing “startling freshness” to the British song tradition.
Songs are central to Salt House. New songs that sound as if they’ve always been here. Ancient ballads woken up. Poems given the tunes they’ve long deserved. Songs about place, politics, landscape and birds.
Knoydart Games Ceilidh ft. Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band
Saturday 1 August | 19:30 (subject to postponement)
West Lochaber has always been fertile ground for attracting and nurturing traditional talent and this grouping of musical giants is testament to that. All based in Glenfinnan village, the Ceilidh Band members include stalwarts from the traditional music world who are as at home playing large concert venues around the world as intimate bothy cèilidhs. On fiddle is Iain MacFarlane (Blazin’ Fiddles), Colm O’Rua (Daimh) on banjo, Iain MacMaster on accordion/dance calling and Ingrid Henderson (Cliar/Anne Martin duo) on piano and vocals.
Formed for the sheer fun of playing good music, together their unique blend of West Coast dance music will get your toes tapping
Ape House’ is a Glasgow-based trio specialising in contemporary traditional music, delivered in a raw, energetic style. Brought together by local sessions, its members - Craig Harrison, Lachie Robinson & Wallace Calvert - had the opportunity to blend styles and influences over several months before formally becoming a band.
Ape House creates a fresh, lively and full sound. Their current focus is upgrading their repertoire with refined arrangements and member-composed tunes.
Saturday 15 August | 19:30 (subject to postponement)
Saturday 19 September | 19:30 (subject to postponement)
Originally from Keith in the North-East of Scotland, Amy has been gathering and writing songs over the last eight years. A music teacher by trade, Amy’s debut release Read Me Write is a lesson in flawless vocal dexterity and heartfelt song writing, the result of which is a contemporary, hypnotic and soaring sound with a side of sass, funk and class.
Recorded in late 2018, the 11-track record features a stellar line-up of seasoned Scottish musicians including Charlie Stewart, Graham Rorie, Innes Watson, John Lowrie, Phil Cunningham, Rory Matheson and Ross Ainslie. The Scottish songstress is a classically trained pianist and violinist and this musical ear combines with clever and creative song writing to wonderful effect on Read Me Write.
THE FULL FLOOR
GLENFINNAN CEILIDH BAND
THE BANANA SESSIONS
CASK STRENGTH CEILIDH BAND
THE ROWAN LESLIE BAND
CHARLIE GREY & JOSEPH PEACH
THE DEAD MAN'S WALTZ
BUDAPEST CAFE ORCHESTRA
INGRID HENDERSON & ANNE MARTIN
ALI LEVACK & FRIENDS
CHARLIE MCKERRON TRIO
THE BURNING HELL
LEVACK MURPHY IRVING
ROSS AINSLIE & ALI HUTTON
LB SALTER & JENN BUTTERWORTH
DR MANGO & THE CHICKPEAS
THE LAST SEPTEMBER
THE BEVVY SISTERS
MEMBERS OF SESSION A9
RUM DHU CEILIDH BAND
MAIREARAD GREEN & MIKE VASS
THE DEAD STATIONS
BLUE ROSE CODE
SCOTT WOOD BAND
JENNY STURGEON & CLYPE
CONIVAL CEILIDH BAND
DJ DOLPHIN BOY
EDDIE & LUC
FOOT STOMPIN' CEILIDH BAND
THE JOHN LANGAN BAND
JAMES HICKMAN & DAN CASSIDY