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Islay Sessions 2015 – A Tribute to Fraser Shaw

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

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Islay Sessions 2015 – A tribute to Fraser Shaw

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Islay Sessions 2014

We are delighted to announce the following line-up for the 2014 Islay Sessions: Rebecca Brown Trio Fiona Dunn & Shona Masson Tyde Ali Levack Trio Gráinne Brady & Tina Jordan Rees Friday 14th to Sunday 16th November. More details to … Continue reading

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The Weekend Begins Now!

Islay Sessions 2013 kicks off on Friday night with a family ceilidh at Laphroaig.  We’re all set for another fantastic weekend.  Full details on the poster:

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Announcing the Islay Sessions 2013

It’s time to start looking forward to this year’s spectacular Islay Sessions. Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th will be a weekend full of outstanding music from across Scotland (and Ireland). Here is a sneak peak at some of … Continue reading

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Another Fantastic Concert

The Saturday night concert was fantastic with stunning performances from all of the musicians and a great ceilidh afterwards.  More photos to follow but a quick one of Rura to kick things off.

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Workshop Registration

The Islay Sessions workshops will take place at Islay High School from 10am to 2pm this Saturday 17th November. This is a great chance to play, sing, dance and learn from some of the fantastic musicians that are on Islay … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to Go…

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Hamish Napier and Marc Duff

Just announced for The Islay Sessions 2012 THE DUO – BRACE OF WHISTLES Hamish and Marc first met 8 years ago in Glasgow, when Hamish visited Marc’s flat for a  whistle lesson! Two self-confessed nerds of Scottish whistle playing, Hamish … Continue reading

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Islay Sessions 2012 – A November to Remember

After last year’s memorable success with the inaugural Islay Sessions traditional music event, it’s back for 2012 with a line up and a programme to sing for and dance to. Running over three days, from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th … Continue reading

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