Innerleithen Music Festival
Great concerts in the Scottish Borders with the stars of Celtic music, and much more...
21-23 August 2015
Just 30 miles from Edinburgh by the River Tweed in the lovely Border Hills (map).
* Tickets will be on sale from April 2015 *
Browse the site for the programme as it develops, more info about the guests including links to watch them performing, and to find out about accommodation.
ENQUIRIES: phone 01721-729949 or by email.
Main Concert Programme
Fri Aug 21 EDDI READER & BAND - one of Scotland's favourite perfomers! Plus SEORAS ASHBY & FRANK USHER - superb local duo.
Sat Aug 22 (afternoon)
TOMMY ASHBY and THE MISCHA MACPHERSON TRIO - 2 great young acts including the 2014 Radio 2 Young Trad Award winners.
Sat Aug 22
SKIPINNISH with THE FRIEL SISTERS - Scots live act of the year 2014, plus delightful young trio from the Glasgow Irish tradition.
Sun Aug 23 (afternoon) LIVE & LOCAL MAIN STAGE - with the fabulous BEVVY SISTERS and KATHY STEWART & FRIENDS
Sun Aug 23 TRADITIONAL SINGERS CONCERT with PAUL ANDERSON & SHONA DONALDSON, Mike Tickell, Fisher Lassies, plus one more - traditional song and music at its best.
"Live & Local" - free music all weekend ...
An essential part of the IMF experience - "Live and Local" at the Vale Club - the venue for up and coming local talent, continuing our proud tradition of encouraging the area's emerging musicians.
Plus much more - workshops and lots of free music.....
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2014 Festival - Memories..
What a wonderful weekend of music we had - the superb concerts in the Memorial Hall, all the local talent in a packed Vale Club, the buskers in the High Street, the inaugural rock session and much more! Check our Facebook albums for loads of photos.
Special thanks in 2014 for support from:
Scottish Borders Council Community Grant Scheme *
Heriot Toun Studio
* St Ronan's Tattoo Committee *
Innerleithen Community Trust
Vale of Leithen Social Club * The Union Club * Lodge St Ronan's 856
... plus the numerous local businesses who contributed raffle prizes.
Who were our headline acts in earlier years?
Check our Facebook albums for loads of photos.
2014 Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Boys Of The Lough, The Shee, Fiona Hunter & Mike Vass, Robyn Stapleton Band, Lori Watson & Fiona Black, Sophie Dyer & Seoras Ashby, Merlin Music, Rudeigin, Sam Mundy & Robbie Tatler, Matt Norris & The Moon, John Morran, Carole & Alan Prior, Kirsty Law, Fisher Lassies
2013 Julie Fowlis, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Rod Paterson, Paul McKenna Band, Wendy Weatherby Band, Dirty Beggars, Steve Byrne, Aileen Carr, Pat Douglas, Matt Seattle, Fisher Lassies, Kathy Stewart
2012 Dougie MacLean, Battlefield Band, Mànran, Wrigley Sisters, Barbara Dymock Band, Chris Wright & Lucy Pringle
2011 Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland, Heidi Talbot with John McCusker and Boo Hewerdine, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Real Time, Sangsters, Ewan McLennan, Eric Faulkner, Nathan Rogers, Susie Kelly
2010 Capercaillie, Lau, The Unthanks, The Bevvy Sisters, Lori Watson and Rule of Three, Kim Edgar, Craig Jeffrey, Mick West & Frank McLaughlin, Janet Weatherston, Lorcán Mac Mathúna
2009 Eddi Reader, Karine Polwart Band, Rory McLeod, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Kieran Halpin, Dean Friedman, Chris Wright & Lucy Pringle
2008 Karen Matheson & Band, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Sandy Brechin & Ewan Wilkinson, The Cast, Henry Douglas, Rallion, Craig Jeffrey, Scott Gardiner
2007 Martin Carthy, Kris Drever, Rachel Unthank & the Winterset, Tannahill Weavers, Real Time, Craig Jeffrey, Goldrush, St Ronans Silver Band
2006 Dougie Maclean, Archie Fisher, Andy M Stewart & Gerry O'Beirne, Malinky, John Wright Band, CrossCurrent, Matt Johnson, Linties
2005 Karine Polwart, Old Blind Dogs, Eliza Carthy & The Ratcatchers, Incredible String Band, Kieran Halpin, Borders Young Fiddles, Matt Seattle, St Ronans Silver Band
2004 Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Dougie Maclean, Martin Simpson, Real Time, Emily Smith Band, Single Malt
2003 Battlefield Band, Jock Tamsons Bairns, The Hush, Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies, Back of the Moon, Janne Henshaw, Borders Fiddlers & Sangsters
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