Bring in the Spirit

Bring In The SpiritBRING IN THE SPIRIT combines the incomparable, sophisticated vocal abilities of Rod Paterson and Kirsten Easdale, with the sublime, sensitive accordion playing of Gregor Lowrey and the extraordinary multi-instrumental talents of Marc Duff, for an entertaining and memorable performance of Scots song and verse, full of warmth and humour.

Appearing at the Salmon Bothy

3rd September
Doors open 7.30
Tickets £10/8
Contact Bob on 01261 842571

Summer at the Bothy


Tuesday 21st July – Steve Turner

Steve Turner comes from a family of concertina players and singers and began his career on the Manchester folk scene at the end of the 1960s, playing and touring as a member of Geordie band Canny Fettle.

He is known as a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments with one of the best voices in the business and also plays mandolin and banjo.

Doors 7.30. Tickets £10 / £8


Monday 27th July – Feis Rois Summer tour finale

sixthhaal69Scots Trail (touring Aberdeenshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee, Stirling and Perthishire)

  • Katie Allen (fiddle, guitar and vocals)
  • Iona Fyfe (piano and vocals)
  • Robyn Mackay (pipes, whistles and vocals)
  • Cavan Rogers (accordion)
  • Cameron Sharp (pipes and whistles)

Fèis Rois launched its acclaimed Ceilidh Trail project in 2000. The first Ceilidh Trail was coordinated by Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis who spent three years working at Fèis Rois as an Education Officer. This first Ceilidh Trail gave 10 young musicians a summer job performing across Ross & Cromarty.

Doors 7.30. Tickets £8 / £6

Ross Hull and Cameron Grant

Ross Hull and Cameron Grant are a superb young fiddle and guitar duo

They are appearing for the first time at the Salmon Bothy on Saturday 20th June

Doors open 7.30. Ticket £10

Phone Bob on 01261 842571 or available on the night.



The Sixth Haal – Festival

Friday 29th May - Sunday 31st May

Portsoy Presents “The 6th Haal”

A weekend of songs, tunes, stories, poetry, dance, workshops and sessions to be held in and around Portsoy.


Cupla – a superb young duo from Northern Ireland

The Rapparees – Belfast based band of young traditional musicians

Emily Smith - one of Scottish music’s most distinctively sublime voices

Arthur Johnstone and Brian Miller


Tickets available from:-
Bob Philips     01261 842571
Station Hotel 01261 842327
Boyne Hotel   01261 842242

Weekend Ticket        £40 (£35 Concession)