Country music Scotland
Country music has more sub-genres than there are states in the USA. Recognised mainly by the sound of the steel guitar, country music has a huge following the world over - including Scotland. Venues up and down the country play host to local and international artists. Scotland’s largest and most established country music festival is held each year in Creetown, just north of the border in Dumfries and Galloway.
5th August 2014, Shetland:
Outstanding Alabama alternative country singer Jason Isbell, performing with his wife Amanda Shires, will play a special acoustic show at Mareel this summer.
6th August 2014, Aberdeen:
Jason Isbell is an alt-country singer /songwriter /guitarist from Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
20th August 2014, Ayr:
This new show pays tribute to one of the greatest icons of popular music – Dolly Parton.
29th August 2014, Inverness:
Now in his 27th year of unparalleled success, Mick will perform songs from his recently released 19th album, The Field of Home.
5th September 2014, Motherwell:
Mary Duff makes a welcome visit to Motherwell Theatre with her own show of country, Irish, and popular music.
6th September 2014, Dundee:
Mary Duff makes a welcome return to the Whitehall theatre with her own show of country, Irish and popular music.
7th September 2014, Fife:
Mary Duff makes a welcome return to the Glenrothes with her own show of country, Irish and popular music.
10th September 2014, Fife:
The Stray Birds took America by storm last year having ended 2012 with this accolade in the country’s NPR Music Awards: “One of the top ten Folk/Americana albums of the year.
16th September 2014, Ayr:
We’re really thrilled to welcome Buddy Mondlock all the way from Nashville to our intimate Studio Theatre in Ayr.
18th September 2014, Glasgow:
Dominic returns for this exciting anniversary show to mark twenty five years as one of Ireland’s best-loved entertainers, bringing his own unique style and flavour from the rich heritage of his homeland.