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This year’s Islay Sessions will take place 17th – 19th November, and a very varied and exciting line up is planned with Tannara, Joy Dunlop and Jenn Butterworth & Laura-Beth Salter performing at the main Saturday night concert. Nominated “Up and … Continue reading
What a weekend full of tunes, drams, craic and of course, memories. Fraser Shaw played an integral role in the founding of this festival five years ago. A fine musician himself, he loved nothing more then to bring musicians from … Continue reading
We are delighted to be hosting a whisky tour at Islay Sessions 2016. This is a brand new venture for us and we are very excited for it! The tour will see Bunnahabhain, Bruichladdich & Kilchoman distilleries, spans over Saturday … Continue reading
We are absolutely thrilled to announce a very exciting line up for this years Islay Sessions festival. Voted “Best Live Act 2013” & “Best Folk Band 2012” at the Scots Trad Music Awards, and twice nominated “Best Band” at the … Continue reading
We are getting really excited for this years festival. There are a variety of amazing acts confirmed, and also some events new to the sessions! Festival program to be launched on July 11th, so watch this space for news.
Last weekend saw the fifth running of the Islay Sessions festival. This one was anticipated to be a particularly poignant one, as it was the first since Fraser Shaw (piper/whistle player/composer) passed away. Fraser was one of the main organisers of this new festival, … Continue reading