The 12th Haal festival returns live on 3rd, 4th & 5th June 2022 Eliza and Martin Carthy, Amy Papiransky Band,Tim Edey, Bruce McGregor,Anna Massie, Margaret […]Read more
BRING IN THE SPIRIT combines the incomparable, sophisticated vocal abilities of Rod Paterson and Kirsten Easdale, with the sublime, sensitive accordion playing of Gregor Lowrey and the extraordinary multi-instrumental talents of Marc Duff, for an entertaining and memorable performance of Scots song and verse, full of warmth and humour.
Appearing at the Salmon Bothy
Doors open 7.30
Contact Bob on 01261 842571
Tuesday 21st July – Steve Turner
Steve Turner comes from a family of concertina players and singers and began his career on the Manchester folk scene at the end of the 1960s, playing and touring as a member of Geordie band Canny Fettle.
He is known as a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments with one of the best voices in the business and also plays mandolin and banjo.
Doors 7.30. Tickets £10 / £8
Monday 27th July – Feis Rois Summer tour finale
- Katie Allen (fiddle, guitar and vocals)
- Iona Fyfe (piano and vocals)
- Robyn Mackay (pipes, whistles and vocals)
- Cavan Rogers (accordion)
- Cameron Sharp (pipes and whistles)
Fèis Rois launched its acclaimed Ceilidh Trail project in 2000. The first Ceilidh Trail was coordinated by Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis who spent three years working at Fèis Rois as an Education Officer. This first Ceilidh Trail gave 10 young musicians a summer job performing across Ross & Cromarty.
Doors 7.30. Tickets £8 / £6
Friday 29th May – Sunday 31st May
Portsoy Presents “The 6th Haal”
A weekend of songs, tunes, stories, poetry, dance, workshops and sessions to be held in and around Portsoy.
Cupla – a superb young duo from Northern Ireland
The Rapparees – Belfast based band of young traditional musicians
Emily Smith – one of Scottish music’s most distinctively sublime voices
Tickets available from:-
Bob Philips 01261 842571 email@example.com
Station Hotel 01261 842327 firstname.lastname@example.org
Boyne Hotel 01261 842242 email@example.com
Weekend Ticket £40 (£35 Concession)
1430 – 1530 an audience with ARCHIE FISHER – Tom Spiers will be asking Archie about his life in music/ travels/ over 20 years on BBC Scotland’s Travelling Folk. £3.00.
1600 – 1730ish – Singaround – in Lesser Hall, which will house a bar run by Portsoy’s 75Club. Free with evening ticket.
2000 – ARCHIE FISHER in Concert in Portsoy Town Hall.
Support act, Amy Papiransky and Friends (a band of young Scottish Traditional Musicians).
Doors open 7.30 pm. £15
Conc. (u16 over 65) £12
2300 – finish – late night music session in bar.
Free for concert ticket holders.
Tickets £10. – phone Bob on 01261 842571
or email bobphilips25
7.30 doors open.
I work solo mainly. Although I dabble with other instruments in the studio my solo performances are generally Vocal (some unaccompanied) and Guitar. I’ll sing you some Scots’ Trad & Robert Burns but, in the main, I’ll be singing a 60% self-
IAN BRUCE & IAN WALKER
Ian Walker has been a class solo performer all his adult life. He’s well known for his Hawks and Eagles, Some Hae Meat, Roses in December. He’s a prize winning artist and I’m proud to say that throughout we’ve had a very friendly and professional rapport.
We wrote and worked together back in the late 80s and early 90s.
Well now we’re back. Please hear the brand new album.
Supported by the Mabel Duncan Trio
“With a cornerstone of backbeat Pacific rhythms, vivacious fiddle playing and evocative Māori instrumentation and lyrics, Pacific Curls have pioneered a fusion sound that seamlessly blend their indigenous roots of Pacific, Māori and Celtic cultures”
Contact Bob Phillips 01261842571
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