What’s On in May 2020

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.

02
May

Jennifer Ewan Duo

The Jennifer Ewan Duo perform a stirring mix of compelling original songs and old-time Cajun dance music with a Celtic tint. The duo comprises singer-songwriter/guitarist Jennifer Ewan and former member of Deaf Heights Cajun Aces Kim Tebble on accordion/flute. Jen’s rich and distinctive voice is a link between Scottish song traditions and American country music from Appalachia to Louisiana to…

  • From: 2nd May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 2nd May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
03
May
Sunday session

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 34 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: 3rd May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 3rd May 2020 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
08
May

Mad Ferret

  The Mad Ferret Band are known on the Scottish music scene for their hard hitting blend of traditional and contemporary folk music. Their lively, energetic performances are packed with “blisteringly fast mandolin solos”, tight vocal harmonies, driving Cajon beats and earth-moving guitar sounds. They supercharge influences from classic folk acts such as The Corries & The Dubliners, as well as…

  • From: 8th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 8th May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Boots Bar
09
May

Pons Aelius

2015 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award Winners After crossing paths in the northern city of Newcastle Upon Tyne, six young musicians immediately began to share tunes, eventually forming the powerhouse of progressive instrumental folk that is Pons Aelius. Motivated by a collective enthusiasm and desire to share their distinctive style of music, the band have extensively toured the UK and…

  • From: 9th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 9th May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
10
May
Sunday session

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 34 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: 10th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 10th May 2020 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
16
May

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: 16th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 16th May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
17
May
Sunday session

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 34 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: 17th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 17th May 2020 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
22
May

DOPESICKFLY

"DOPESICKFLY"  Eclectic-Funk-Rock with the right amount of Poetic Soul based in Glasgow. VOTED TOP BAND TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017 BY CAPITAL FM WINNER OF THE CELTIC CONNECTIONS AWARD 2017 -OPENING FOR 'BIG COUNTRY' 2018. THE LYRICALLY EXPLOSIVE, MUSICALLY DIVERSE, FUNK ROCK HYBRID WITH A HIP-POP TWIST KNOWN AS DOPESICKFLY EMANATE AN UPBEAT FEEL GOOD VIBE. WITH A CONFIDENCE AND…

  • From: 22nd May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 22nd May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Boots Bar
23
May

Calum MacPhail and Sean Cousins

Calum is a warm, down-to-earth, young man from the West Coast of Scotland who fell in love with the accordion at a tender age of 7. As a young boy with the desire to learn more, he spent more years learning the rudiments from the best accordionists in the Highlands until he eventually created his unique style. Though he hailed…

  • From: 23rd May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 23rd May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Boots Bar
24
May
Sunday session

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 34 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: 24th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 24th May 2020 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
30
May

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: 30th May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 30th May 2020 at 11:30 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar
31
May
Sunday session

Open Session

We've been running impromptu live music sessions for the last 34 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: 31st May 2020 at 09:00 pm
  • To: 31st May 2020 at 11:00 pm
  • At: Clachaig, Boots Bar

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