Saturday Line Up
Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham
“Simply the best traditional musicians you are ever likely to hear.”
Mike Russell, The Glasgow Herald
With their incomparable mastery of fiddle and accordion, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham are a national institution. Thanks to their well-honed skills and hilarious banter, we’re thrilled to welcome them to Jura.
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Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight in the eye Highland music Daimh (pronounced Dive) have taken their contemporary take of Highland and Gaelic music to over 20 countries, setting audiences alight from Moscow to San Francisco and can now add Jura to their global list!
Recent accolades include last year’s award for the “Best Folk Band in Europe” at the prestigious Folkherbst competition in Germany and most recently winner of “Folk Band of the Year” at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards.
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Mary Ann Kennedy
Mary Ann Kennedy is a major figure in the Scottish music scene, equally respected as a performer and as an authoritative commentator on world, classical, traditional and folk music – the perfect MC for our Saturday Night concert in the Jura Village Hall.
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This super talented cover band are guaranteed to get the tent rocking on its’ pegs.
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Sunday night concert
Pete Smoke & The Roaches
Pete Smoke & The Roaches are a five piece covers band based on the isle of Jura. Playing anything from classic rock and roll to modern pop and indie.
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Angus MacPhail and Andrew Stevenson met while studying at what is now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and originally formed the band with a mission to champion classic Scottish Highland West Coast music.
They built a solid reputation as a musical powerhouse over several years with their exhilarating live performances that set audience’s feet stomping in venue after venue.
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