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Festival Dates 2017
March 30, 2017 Festival News


Some Festival Dates for you calendar 2017
While correct at time of printing please check with festival for any amendments alterations or additions 







25-Feb  08-Mar Inverness Music Festival  


11-Mar 19-Mar Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival    

17-Mar 19-Mar Neil Gow Annual Scottish  Fiddle Festival   

31-Mar 05-Apr  Edinburgh International Harp Festival   


07-Apr  09-Apr  Glenfarg Folk Feast

03-Apr  06-Apr  Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin’   

21-Apr  23-Apr  Northern Streams  

27-Apr  07-May Tradfest    

27-Apr  30-Apr  Shetland Folk Festival  

27-Apr  30-Apr  Girvan Traditional Folk Festival   



05-May 07-May Moniaive Folk Festival   

12-May 14-May Fife Traditional Singing Weekend:

25-May 27-May Isle of Skye Accordion and Fiddle Festival

19-May 23-May Strichen Festival

25-May 28-May Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

25-May 28-May Orkney Folk Festival   

26-May 04-Jun   Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival   


02-June   04-June   Skye Storytelling Festival & GlendaleGathering

02-June   04-June   Portsoy Music Festival

02-June   25-June   Glasgow West End Festival

15-June   18-June   Culross Festival 

08-June   11-June   Eden Festival 

09-June   11-Jun   Keith Festival TMSA

09-June   11-June   Arran Folk Festival

09-Jun   11-June   Loanhead Music Festival 

19-June   29-June   Crail Festival    

16-June   18-June   Killin Music Festival 

21-June    25-June  Glasgow Jazz Festival 

23-June   25-June   Solas Festival 

23-June   24-June   Northern Roots Festival

23-June   25-June   Falkland Traditional Music Festival    

24-June   25-June   Scottish Traditional Boat Festival   

28-June   02-July    East  Neuk  Festival   


30-Jun   02-Jul    Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival    

02-Jul    07-Jul    Ceolas Music Summer School 

04-Jul    25-Aug  Feis an Eilein 

06-Jul    09-Jul    Stonehaven Folk Festival

07-Jul    09-Jul    Furness Tradition    

19-Jul    22-Jul    Hebridean Celtic Festival

14-Jul    16-Jul    Lossiemouth Folk Festival

14-Jul    16-Jul    Rothbury Traditional Music Festival     

28-Jul    05-Aug  Aberdeen International Youth Festival  

21-Jul    23-Jul    Cullerlie Traditional Singing Weekend 

28-Jul    30-Jul    Ugie Folk Festival   

21-Jul    22-Jul    Wickerman Festival   CANCELLED THIS YEAR

22-Jul    30-Jul    Merchant City Festival – Glasgow 

27-Jul    30-Jul    Southern Fried Festival 

28-Jul    30-Jul    Speyfest

28- Jul   29- Jul  Strathaven Folk Festival 

28-Jul    31-Jul    Mugstock Festival 

30-Jul    06-Aug  Shetland Fiddlee Fenzy


03-Aug  05-Aug  Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 

07-Aug  13-Aug  Piping Live    

23-Aug  27-Aug  Marymass Folk Festival

17-Aug  20-Aug  Milwaukke Irish Fest  

19-Aug 20 Aug   The Argyll Gathering   CANCELLED ON 2ND AUGUST !

16-Aug  20-Aug  Mull of Kintyre Music Festival     

18-Aug  20-Aug  Innerleithen Music Festival

24-Aug  27-Aug  Tonder Folk Festival   



01-Sep  09-Sep  Blas Festival

01-Sep  03-Sep  Kirriemuir Festival

01-Sep  03-Sep  Portpatrick Folk Festival   

06-Sep  10-Sep  Linlithgow Folk Festival  

11-Sep  17-Sep  Ceol Cholsa    

15-Sep  17-Sep  Douglasdale Folk Festival

22-Sep  24-Sep  Dunbar Traditional Music Festival (The Belhaven Best)   

22-Sep  24-Sep  Isle of Jura Music Festival  

22-Sep  24-Sep  Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival  


02-Oct   04-Oct   Selkirk Sessions    

07-Oct   09-Oct   Ullapool Guitar Festival 

04-Oct   08-Oct   Glasgow Americana  

05-Oct   09-Oct   Shetland Fiddle & Accordion Festival

06-Oct   14-Oct   Celtic Colours 

13-Oct   22-Oct   The Spree 

21-Oct   30-Oct   Scottish International Storytelling Festival 


Should your festival wish to be included in the above diary please email Liz Clark at

See you at the festivals !

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