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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
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
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:
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
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.
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
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