Scotland Festival Directory – North

festivals in northern scotland

The Spiral Earth, in association with FROOTS magazine, directory of folk, roots, blues and world music festivals in Highland and Moray, Aberdeenshire, Perthshire, Fife, The Isles, Stirling and the Trossachs:

Niel Gow Festival Dunkeld & Birnam, Scotland 17-19 Mar 2017 website
Shetland Folk Festival Lerwick & other venues, Shetland 27-30 Apr 2017 website
Highlands & Islands Music & Dance Festival Oban, Scotland 28 Apr-1 May website
Adult Feis – Fèis Rois Inbhich Ullapool, Ross-shire, Scotland 30 Apr-2 May website
Glenfarg Folk Feast Glenfarg, nr Perth, Scotland 7-9 Apr 2017 website
The Islay Festival of Music & Malt Islay, Argyll, Scotland 26 May – 3 Jun 2017 website
Isle of Skye Accordion & Fiddle Festival Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland 25-27 May 2017 website
Orkney Folk Festival Orkney, Scotland 25-28 May 2017 website
Mo Fest Montrose, Scotland 26-28 May 2017 website
Strathyre Music Festival Strathyre, Stirling, Scotland 26-28 May 2017 website
TMSA Keith Festival Keith, Banffshire, Scotland 9-11 Jun 2017 website
Solas Blackruthven, Tibbermore, Perthshire 23-25 Jun 2017 website
Hebridean Celtic Festival Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis 19-22 Jul 2017 website
Tiree Music Festival Tiree, Inner Hebrides, Scotland 14-16 Jul 2017 website
Festival Of Sacred Dance Music & Song Findhorn, Moray, Scotland 15-21 Jul 2017 website
Traditional Singing Weekend At Cullerlie Cullerlie, Aberdeenshire 21-23 Jul 2017 website
Speyfest Fochabers, Moray, Scotland 28-30 Jul 2017 website
Aberdeen International Youth Festival Aberdeen & Northeast Scotland 28 Jul-5 Aug 2017 website
Ceolas Summer Music School Dalabrog, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland 2-7 Jul 2017 website
Southern Fried Perth, Scotland 27-30 Jul 2017 website
Shetland Fiddle Frenzy Shetland Isles, Scotland 31 Jul-7 Aug website
Stonehaven Folk Festival Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6-9 Jul 2017 website
Mull Of Kintyre Music Festival Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland 16-20 Aug 2017 website
Innerleithen Music Festival Peeblesshire, Scotland 18-20 Aug 2017 website
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival Beauly, Invernessshire, Scotland 4-6 Aug 2016 website
Blas Festival Pan-Highland, Scotland 1-9 Sep 2017 website
TMSA Kirriemuir Festival Kirriemuir, Scotland 1-3 Sep 2017 website
Ceòl Cholasa Colonsay, Scotland 11-13 Sep 2017 website
Selkirk Sessions Selkirk, Scotland 7-9 Oct 2016 website
Blazin’ In Beauly Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland 8-13 Oct 2016 website
Isle Of Jura Music Festival Craighouse, Isle of Jura, Scotland 22-24 Sep 2017 website

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Music Festivals in England:
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