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Periodically we will send you a bulletin highlighting an Artist/Band of the month, news of Concerts and Gigs, Special Offers and News.
 
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A toe-tapping selection of ceilidh dance music from the Lindsay Weir Scottish Dance Band.

Lindsay is originally from the Black Isle, she was steeped in the traditions of Scotland all her life. Her love and enthusiasm for all things Scottish is as strong today as when she started playing the accordion at the tender age of 6!

Lindsay is joined by the talented Shetland fiddler Gemma Donald, winner of the coveted Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship in 2006, she has been playing fiddle for almost twenty years and is well established in the Traditional Scottish music scene.

Colin Garvin, from Glasgow engineered and produced the album as well as playing 2nd accordion, piano, keyboards. With Alan Irvine on drums with occasional assistance from Alan Kitchen on piano and John Sinton on double bass. A stellar cast of fine experienced musicians!

The band is in much demand providing ceilidh music with regular sessions recorded for BBC Radio Scotland.

Lindsay Weir (accordion), Gemma Donald (fiddle), Colin Garvin (2nd accordion / piano / keyboards), Alan Irvine (drums).

Guest Musicians: Alan Kitchen (piano) and John Sinton (double bass) on tracks 2, 6 and 14.
 
 
 
 
 
Following the success of their debut album, Tide Lines are back with their next collection of songs.

Featuring a live recording of "Far Side of the World".

Tide Lines consists of Robert Robertson from Lochaber, Ross Wilson from the island of Mull, Alasdair Turner from Alness, and Fergus Munro from Glasgow.

Forged from the literature and music of the areas they grew up in Tide Lines meld romantic, rural life with a record collection of classic American songwriters.

This multi-talented band have a growing fanbase. Tide Lines have racked up nearly 2 million single track streams on Spotify.
 
Upcoming Tour Dates:
  • 12th November 2018 - Forest Folk, Fareham, United Kingdom
  • 13th November 2018 - Borderline, London, United Kingdom
  • 14th November 2018 - The Stables, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • 16th November 2018 - 02 Academy, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 21st November 2018 - Louisiana, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 22nd November 2018 - The Polar Bear, Hull, United Kingdom
  • 23rd November 2018 - Harraby Theatre, Carlisle, United Kingdom
  • 24th November 2018 - Gullivers, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 26th November 2018 - Greystones, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 30th November 2018 - Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1st December 2018 - The Nevis Centre, Fort William, United Kingdom
  • 7th December 2018 - Fat Sam's, Dundee, United Kingdom
  • 8th December 2018 - O2 ABC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 12th December 2018 - Stornoway Town Hall, United Kingdom - Under 18's @ 6.00pm
  • 12th December 2018 - Stornoway Town Hall - Over 18's @ 9.00pm
 
 
 
Spirit of Orkney is the first release on Old Library Records.

The album features a selection of tunes and songs written and performed by Andy Cant, Billy Peace, Eric Linklater and Stewart Shearer.

12 Track: Ed Hewitt's Hornpipe / Rhona And Cammy's Hornpipe * Aurora Sky * The Ed And Liz RSVP / Billy's Teatime Two-Step * Suebee's Song * Long- Strides * The White Heather Set * Bu Sand Tirricks / The Skeldro / Cuckoo's Nest * Sleepy Laddie * Rachel's Graduation Day * Arctic Grounds * The Still Room / Neck The Bottle * St Magnus Way.
 
 
 
The best of the Broons favourite tunes with over 5 hours of great music on four CDs set.

A great selection of hits to remember featuring wonderful musicians past and present, including Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Chubby Checker, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Dean Martin, The Drifters, Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey and many more.

4 Themed CDs… Big UK Numbers 1's, Golden Greats, Family Favourites and Ballads.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
November 11th 2018 marks the centenary day of the end of the First World War and this highly acclaimed production comes to the Usher Hall in Edinburgh this evening at 7.30pm.

This critically acclaimed multi media production of a Scot's journey to The Western Front in WW1 was devised, written and directed by Ian McCalman.

A series of concerts around Scotland, sponsored by WW100 Scotland, Poppy Scotland, Legion Scotland and Creative Scotland was arranged for 2018 and Greentrax Recordings produced this DVD from the first of these concerts.
 
 
 
 
 Oban Live 2019

7th - 8th June 2019
Upcoming Event - Oban Live 2019

The Oban Live Event returns to the famous shinty ground Mossfield Stadium on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June 2019.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE
 
 

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