What’s On in July 2017

In order to let you plan your holiday and make the most of the area we have included a list of whats on. Just select a month from our month by month listing (right) of music, relaxation, activities and other events that are happenong in Glencoe and the local area. Below you will find a list of featured events that are simply not to be missed.

01
Jul

The Great Glencoe Challenge

Going from strength to strength, now in its 3rd year, The Great Glencoe Challenge is back again in 2017. Billed as Scotland's toughest trekathon, take on the challenge of the marathon distance, but at a slightly more sedate pace. Start at Clachaig Inn in Glencoe and follow the route up through the glen, then over the Devil's Staircase and through…

  • From: 1st July 2017 at 06:00 am
  • At: Clachaig Inn - Startline
01
Jul

Zetor in the Kailyard

Tractor meets Trad... A melange of roaring tunes and reflective songs Zetor in the Kailyard are a Perthshire based band. With their diverse instrumententation and lively, energetic performances they are a popular choice for venues up and down the country.  Their music is driven by a passion for Scottish and Irish traditional music and an insatiable curiosity for music from further…

  • From: 1st July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 1st July 2017 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig Boots Bar
02
Jul

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 31 years and although harnessing the local talent is a bit of a dark art we can normally muster somewhere between 2 & 22 willing local musicians so don’t be shy, a handful of folk can magically transform into a multitude so bring along your Bodhrán, guitar or violin and…

  • From: 2nd July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 2nd July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
04
Jul

The Shandoneers Ceildh Band

The Shadoneers are on their Summer tour and are just popping in for their dinner and to play you all a few tunes over dinner on their way to Fort Augustus. The Shadoneers are the real deal – a band of young professional folk musicians who love playing and teaching dances at Scottish ceilidhs!  We have been hosting dances at…

  • From: 4th July 2017 at 07:00 pm
  • To: 4th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
08
Jul
Mak-a-din live music

Mak-A-Din

Mak-a-Din are a lively Scottish & Irish folk duo. Gordon & Davy, who are both from Grangemouth, have been together for almost 3 years now after playing with other bands & duo's. They believe in giving the audience what they want to hear. Their gigs tend to be a mixed night of Scottish / Irish & contemporary music. Gordon was…

  • From: 8th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 8th July 2017 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig Inn Boots Bar
09
Jul

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 31 years and although harnessing the local talent is a bit of a dark art we can normally muster somewhere between 2 & 22 willing local musicians so don’t be shy, a handful of folk can magically transform into a multitude so bring along your Bodhrán, guitar or violin and…

  • From: 9th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 9th July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
15
Jul

The Shine

The Shine was formed by Jamie Donaghy and Paul Martin in 2006, in a caravan with 2 guitars and 8 cans of beer where they penned You Said - which went on to be a big hit in their home town of Kinlochleven in the Scottish Highlands, and over the years their music has earned them the nickname ‘The Highland…

  • From: 15th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 15th July 2017 at 11:30 pm
  • At: The Boots Bar
16
Jul

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 31 years and although harnessing the local talent is a bit of a dark art we can normally muster somewhere between 2 & 22 willing local musicians so don’t be shy, a handful of folk can magically transform into a multitude so bring along your Bodhrán, guitar or violin and…

  • From: 16th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 16th July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
17
Jul

Lochaber Ceilidh Trail

The first Cèilidh Trail project, established by Fèisean in 1999, was designed to help teenage musicians develop their performance skills and to create a vibrant traditional music entertainment programme in the Highlands. Over the years, the project has been replicated in other areas and has proved to be an overwhelming success. Make sure you take the opportunity to see and…

  • From: 17th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 17th July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig Inn, Boots Bar
22
Jul

Mad Ferret

Mad Ferret are the premier Scots / Irish folk duo that are guaranteed to rile a crowd and energize a room. For the past three years they have been performing their original blend of traditional and contemporary folk music, and have entertained crowds the length and breadth of Scotland. Their lively, energetic performances are packed with technical mandolin work, tight…

  • From: 22nd July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 22nd July 2017 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig Inn - Boots Bar
23
Jul

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 31 years and although harnessing the local talent is a bit of a dark art we can normally muster somewhere between 2 & 22 willing local musicians so don’t be shy, a handful of folk can magically transform into a multitude so bring along your Bodhrán, guitar or violin and…

  • From: 23rd July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 23rd July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
28
Jul
Fras

Fras

FRAS, Gàidhlig for a shower play wild west coast music on accordion, bagpipes, banjo, flute and guitar. Wild West Highland days and storming tune-fuelled nights have formed Fras.Their debut album, dile, is a bracing shower of melodies, a downpour of thundering rhythm with the occasional promise of sunshine. Fras are: Angus Binnie from Cromarty on Pipes and whistles, Murdo Cameron…

  • From: 28th July 2017 at 09:30 pm
  • To: 28th July 2017 at 12:00 am
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
29
Jul

Chester & The Fog

Chester and The Fog is Rory Ogden (guitar and Vocals), Sam Weir (banjo, Dobro and BVs - Kentucky Cow Tippers), Kieran Szifris (Mandolin - Monster Ceilidh Band) and Bevan Morris (Double Bass). They specialise in British and American roots music and sing originals mostly written by Rory. They share a passion for the legendary albums of Old and in the…

  • From: 29th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 29th July 2017 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
30
Jul

Lochaber Ceilidh Trail

  The first Cèilidh Trail project, established by Fèisean in 1999, was designed to help teenage musicians develop their performance skills and to create a vibrant traditional music entertainment programme in the Highlands. Over the years, the project has been replicated in other areas and has proved to be an overwhelming success. Make sure you take the opportunity to see…

  • From: 30th July 2017 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 30th July 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig Boot's Bar

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