Glasgow’s premier folk festival returns very soon with a cracking line-up of gigs this year.
I previously wrote a brief preview of the opening evening and, over the coming weeks, I would like to preview a couple of different concerts which I think will be of interest to Oban Times readers.
This week my focus is on a concert called Tiree: A Toast to Ten Years of Tiree Music Festival, which will take place on Friday January 18 at 9.30pm in the Old Fruitmarket.
I think I have managed to make it to seven out of the nine Tiree Festivals over the past 10 years, so I certainly won’t be missing this celebration of the festival’s anniversary.
From the first festival in July 2010, attended by a 600-strong crowd, the event has since flourished to become one of the most anticipated events in the Highland (or even the Scottish) music calendar – nowadays routinely selling out its current capacity of 2,000.
There are a number of surprises being kept for the lineup of this gig but rest assured there will be a whole host of acts who have performed at the festival over the years joining Skerryvore onstage for a party.
Tiree Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, starting with a concert at Celtic Connections.