The Gathering

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The Gathering is a family friendly festival which showcases the very best traditional music, food & drink and crafts from the Highlands and across Scotland.


Blazin' Fiddles

Blazin' Fiddles appearing at this event

Take a group of the hottest contemporary fiddle players from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and you've got Blazin' Fiddles on your hands. During a performance, the audience has a rare opportunity to hear pieces featuring the regional styles of each fiddler followed by all hands jumping in for a wonderful explosion of music. Fiddles and bows blaze away with guitar and piano for one of the most exciting and memorable fiddle ensembles ever to take the stage. What began as a project for the Highland Festival almost 15 years ago, continues as one of Scotland’s top traditional bands. From remote village halls to the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, Blazin’ Fiddles has delighted audiences with their highlands and islands tunes and tales whilst embodying the excitement, passion and sensitivity of Scottish music.

See 8 tour dates featuring Blazin' Fiddles

Peatbog Faeries

Peatbog Faeries appearing at this event

Based on the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries have been nominated for Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012 and described as 'the future of Celtic dance music'. They incorporate many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through jazz, hiphop, reggae and more. Their inventive and unique approach always brings to their audience a true flavour of traditional Scottish music whilst offering a high octane experience - so be prepared to get on the dancefloor! 'Nothing prepares you for the high octane music of the Peatbog Faeries' - The Scotsman.

See 3 tour dates featuring Peatbog Faeries

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers appearing at this event

Winners of the Prime Time BBC One show 'When Will I Be Famous' with a blistering set Rock Bagpipes that astounded the viewers and critics! Putting a modern spin on incredible piping and astounding drumming with an emphasis on showing off and putting on a show guaranteed to amaze any audience; The Red Hot Chilli Pipers really are a genuinely unique experience.

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Rhythm 'N Reel

The noisiest, most irreverent heavy metal folk group in the north of Scotland.

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Rocking the folk world with an exhilarating performance packed with energy, passion, pride and fiery sounds.

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Trail West

Trail West appearing at this event

With all band members hailing from the Hebridean Isles of Tiree and South Uist, the music and culture that they were raised in remains a pure and refreshing trademark in the sound of Trail West.

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Wolfstone appearing at this event

The Celtic lords of folk rock will transport you to the wild Scottish Highlands with a mix of grunge, folk and rock played with wild Celtic undertones and bagpipes. With wild tunes, powerful songs and dynamic stage presence, they are one of the most dynamic and exciting groups on the Celtic music scene.

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Also Appearing

City Of Inverness Youth Pipe Band

Northern Meeting Park

  • Ardross Street
  • Inverness
  • IV3 5NS

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