Scottish Gaelic folk supergroup Mànran play Findhorn's Universal Hall Saturday 29th October 8pm

Mànran

Saturday, October 29 , 8:00 pm

Scottish Gaelic folk supergroup Mànran play Findhorn's Universal Hall Saturday 29th October 8pm

Multi award-winning Scottish supergroup Mànran have spent over 10 years at the heart of the Scottish traditional music scene. Internationally recognised as one of the most iconic and respected Scottish bands on the road today, the seven-piece show no signs of slowing down as they continue to push boundaries and explore new musical and geographical territory each year.… Continue Reading>>>

Scottish trad-music legends Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham play Moray's Universal Hall on Friday 5th August 2022

Aly & Phil

Friday, August 5 , 7:30 pm

Scottish trad-music legends Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham play Moray's Universal Hall on Friday 5th August 2022

Together Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of excellence in the world of traditional music. With their musical magic and quick-witted humour they will pull your emotional strings one moment and have you falling off the seat with laughter the next.… Continue Reading>>>

Skilled fiddling group RANT play Moray's Universal Hall June 25th 2022

RANT

Saturday, June 25 , 8:00 pm

Skilled fiddling group RANT play Moray's Universal Hall June 25th 2022
Photo credit: Archie MacFarlane

A decade on from their first performance – and with 3 acclaimed albums under their belt – RANT remain at the forefront of the Scottish fiddle scene. The meeting of four of the country’s finest players, the quartet use just their fiddles to weave a tapestry of melodies, textures, layers and sounds.… Continue Reading>>>

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle (music) – Thurs 17th Feb, 7.30pm

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle – Name a more iconic trio… I’ll wait. First jamming together as teenagers, a quarter century later these Celtic folk heroes are still combining forces to share music with the world. Releasing two studio albums in the last three years, The Reed That Bends in the Storm (2020) and The Wishing Tree (2018) combine traditional, contemporary, and original instrumentals and songs of varying speeds, feels and flavours.… Continue Reading>>>

Jenny Sturgeon – The Living Mountain (live performance with audio-visual) Sat 20th Nov, 8pm

The Living Mountain is an evocative, uplifting and compelling audio-visual performance inspired by the celebrated book of the same name, written by Aberdonian Nan Shepherd in the 1940s and still hugely relevant today. 

Devised and performed live by musician Jenny Sturgeon, The Living Mountain considers human connections with wild places through lyrical and melodic interpretation of the novel, and interweaves song with visuals from the Cairngorm Mountains National Park; filmed by videographer Robyn Spice, rewilding advocacy group Scotland The Big Picture and with archive imagery from the National Library of Scotland.… Continue Reading>>>

Breabach (music) Wed 6th Oct, 7.30pm

Scottish firebrands Breabach are one of the most talked about bands on the folk scene. Their innovative celtic style, blending double bagpipes, flute, fiddle, song and Scottish stepdance brings to the stage flare, excitement and diversity. They have previously been voted ‘Live Act of the Year’, ‘Folk Band of the Year’ and most recently, ‘Album of the Year’ at the MG Alba Scots Trad Awards, and this promises to be a fantastic night!Continue Reading>>>

Twelfth Day (music) Fri 24th Sept, 8pm

Twelfth Day are Catriona Price and Esther Swift, two young Scottish virtuosos who offer a musically ground- breaking amalgam of chamber music, Scottish folk music, jazz-funk and electronica. Their latest album ‘Face To Face’ was nominated in the ‘Innovation in New Traditional Music’ category in the 2020 Scottish Awards for New Music.… Continue Reading>>>

Budapest Café Orchestra (music) Wed 1st Sept, 7.30pm

Led by Christian Garrick, the BCO play a blistering barrage of traditional folk flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and their own unique re-imaginings of some of the biggest tunes ever written by the classical greats.  … Continue Reading>>>