The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival runs over the weekend of 21 – 23 June 2019 Folk at the Salmon Bothy are supporting the festival and so there will be NO FOLK CLUB open mike on Friday 21st June. There’s a late session at the Wally green after the concert instead.
Friday 21st …. 20.00 – 22.30 …. STBF Gig at the Green – Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes supported by The Shetland Fiddlers’ Society followed by …. 22.30 – 01.00 ….. FatSB Late Night Session hosted by Danny Coupar in the Wally Green Tent bar.
Saturday 22nd …. 11.00 – 16.00 …. Salmon Bothy Stage – FatSB regulars and guests from local folk clubs will be performing throughout the day. Hosted by Northern Shore. Followed by ….. 8:00pm – Late …. FatSB Open Mic at the Bowling Club with opening performance by the Polish Doric Choir
Sunday 23rd …. 11.00 – 16.00 …. Salmon Bothy Stage – FatSB regulars and guests from local folk clubs will be performing throughout the day. Hosted by Moonshine Madness.
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Featured artists include: Ralph McTell • Siobhan Miller • Jimmy Crowley • Jimmy Hutcheson • Thomas McCarthy • Carol Anderson & Martin MacDonald • Shepherd, Spiers & Watson • The Gaugers (revived) • The Spiers Family • John Dickson • Joe Aitken • Kenny Hadden • George Rennie • The Rowies Bookings & Full Information from Bob: Tel: 01261 842 571 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately Archie Fisher is unwell and will not now be able to appear at the Folk at the Salmon Bothy 10th Birthday concert this Saturday evening (16th March). We wish Archie a speedy recovery and hope to welcome him back again.
Archie’s spot will be taken by Scott Gardiner. and john Kent. Scott is a Forfar born traditional singer, best known for performing the songs of east and north-east Scotland. Scott has appeared a number of times at Folk at the Salmon Bothy and we welcome him back. Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra will appear as advertised.
hosted this year by Fochaber’s Version of Matt McGinn, Bob Sharp. The talented twins fae Cullen, Fair Tricket, are booked to do an extended set, which will undoubtedly be lively. There will still be time for a couple of songs, tunes, storied and poems each though.
Paul K is doing his usual lethal Punch with a kick and everyone is asked to bring cake, nibbles, pies et to share. Entrance a massive £5. Doors open 7pm.
There will also be a collection of food for Banff Food Bank. Bring along a donation if you can.
New Year Singaround
New Year Sing Around in Bowling Club – 2nd January