Why You Should Attend Edinburgh’s 20th Scots Fiddle Festival

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The Scots Fiddle Festival celebrates 20 years of sharing and promoting the Scottish fiddle tradition – in Edinburgh, over the weekend of 18-20 November 2016.

Since the first one in 1996, the festival has grown steadily in size and reputation.

It was crowned ‘Event of the Year’ at the BBC MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards in 2012. This year sees more than 40 musicians presenting 50 separate events.

If you are wondering why should attend Edinburgh’s 20th Scots Fiddle Festival, here are some excellent reasons. [Read more…]

Scots Fiddle Festival 2014

Scots Fiddle Festival 2014

Scots Fiddle Festival 2014

What must be about the 19th annual Scots Fiddle Festival takes place in Edinburgh over the weekend of 21st – 23rd November 2014.

Run by Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd, a registered charity, it is a feast of fiddle music, with concerts, workshops, ceilidhs, recitals, talks, an “open stage”, sessions and stalls.

The festival’s committee are all volunteers and they put their heart and soul into the organisation. They deserve congratulations for bringing together another international cast of performers for the evening concerts – this year, extended to three nights (adding Sunday). [Read more…]