Club Nights are every Tuesday at 19.30Hrs in The Pace Cafe, The Old School, Ardersier

We have had to cancel club dates at present and are unsure when we will be able to resume. Watch this page or our Facebook page for further announcements. We hope to have some or indeed all of the artistes below at some point in the future.
We had booked;

Tom McConville - 17th March 2020

“A great musician with a lovely flowing style, beautiful tone and faultless technique and is regarded by many as one of the finest fiddle players in the British Isles”
The Folk Song Society of Greater Boston

Zetor in The KailYard - 21st April
The angus based folk duo features roddy johnston on fiddle, pipes, vocals, guitar, cahon and loop pedal, and kate badcock on flute,sax,and backing vocals. Zetor in the kailyard's exhilarating live performance combines music technology and acoustic instruments...their live loops create colour, texture and a full sound, drawing on many different styles of music from punk to traditional, and inspired by dance music from all over the world, whilst at the heart of it is the traditional music of the British Isles that they know and love.

Tom Mason and fiddler Sage Snider - 19th May
Tom and Sage of Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers are a wild band of Nashville musicians who dress like pirates and play a rollicking mix of piratical sing-alongs, rousing historical rave-ups, afro-cuban tinged ballads, Cajun sea shanties, and bluesy Irish jigs, transforming big festivals, performing arts centers, and urban nightclubs into bustling seaside taverns at the turn of the seventeenth century.

My Pennyworth - 30th June 2020
My Pennyworth are singer/songwriters from New Zealand who identify themselves with folk music, but entertain with so much more. There is a little bit of country, rock, pop and blues in their songs that tell stories about love, dreams, places, and their Celtic heritage. My Pennyworth enthral with a selection of instruments that includes guitar, keyboard, accordion, bass, bodhran, penny whistle …and bagpipes!

Dougie MacKenzie and Brian Miller - 21st July
Dougie Mackenzie sang mostly Gaelic songs in his youth but was introduced to folk song at the famed Inverness Folk Club run by Duncan MacLennan, who mentored Dougie and gave him numerous songs.
On his debut album Dougie is accompanied on several songs by Brian Miller, a Scottish guitarist with performing and recording credits including with his daughter Siobhan Miller, The Occasionals, The Singing Kettle, Tom Paxton and Arthur Johnstone. More recently Brian was in the cast of Far, Far From Ypres. Siobhan Miller adds backing vocals along with Ian McCalman, Charlie Milne, George Archibald and Ken McNaughton He is drawn to Scots ballad language and the stories it carries to us from the past. He lists many influences and sources, including Jimmy Hutchison, Gordeanna McCulloch, Norman Kennedy, Margie Sinclair, The Gaugers, Jeannie Robertson, Lizzie Higgins, Bob Blair, Adam McNaughtan, Ann Neilson and the The Stewart Family of Blairgowrie. Dougie is well-known from appearances at many Scottish and English festivals over the years and has won many traditional singing competitions including Keith, Falkland, Kirriemuir and Aberdeen.

Ardersier Folk Festival, 21st to 23rd August. Details on the Festival Programme Page

Bill Adair - 29th September
As well as being a fine guitar player and singer Bill Adair is a prize winning poet and songwriter whose award winning songs have won plaudits from all round the world. Equally at home singing a traditional Scottish ballad, playing blues from the Mississippi Delta or performing one of his own songs his performances are complemented by a natural story-telling style that is both thought-provoking and entertaining. From his home in Stirling, Bill is much in demand at festivals and folk clubs all over the UK and throughout Europe and New Zealand.