Dunbar Traditional Music Festival 2014
Started in 1988 Belhaven Best Dunbar Traditional Music Festival takes place annually in the seaside town of Dunbar, Mid-Lothian, in Scotland, this year from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th September 2014. Continuing in the same vein as previous years, the festival presents a mixture of Scottish, Folk, Appalachian, Jazz, and Blues music, and promises participation from every outlet plus strolling musicians and a ceilidh or two.
Bluebelly, Robin Hamilton, Slainte M Hath, Christine Bovill, Guy Heath, Ewan Galloway, Rocka Hillbillies, The Dana Dixon Band, NE3 Folk, Roy Moller, Andrew Gordon, Curmudgeon, Graham Cairns, Watchtone, Ben Church, and Jo Cockburn and Davie Scott.
Plus various fringe events at hostelries with wandering musicians.
All events are free except the fish supper – priced at Â£10 for adults, and Â£6 for under 16s. The festival showcases local and young talent alongside well established and international artists. The festival offers song, music, pipes and drums, children s workshop, informal tunes and sessions, concerts, ceilidhs, and open air performances. Most of the events take place in various hotels, bars and halls in and around Dunbar. Many of these venues sell food and drink.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in Dunbar which are all supporting the festival. More information will be here when available.
For more information, see the Belhaven Best Dunbar Traditional Music Festival website.
Date : from 2014-09-26 to 2014-09-28
Price : varies – most events free
Address : various venues, Dunbar East Lothian EH42 1RF Scotland