TMSA Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland

TMSA Events Calendar 2019

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If you were not able to put an event in this year's calendar but would like us to put it on our website listings please e-mail details to

Deadline for entries into the TMSA Event Calendar 2020 is is Friday 6 December 2019.

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Forthcoming Events

Folk Clubs

The following is a selection of folk clubs which take place across Scotland on a regular basis...

Aberdeen Folk Club

Every Wednesday from 8.30pm

The Blue Lamp, 121 Gallowgate, Aberdeen, AB25 1BU


Craigie Folk Club

First Saturday of the month, except January, June, July & August

Craigie Village Hall, Craigie, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire KA1 5LY


Crail Folk Club

Normally every second & fourth Thursday at 8pm

Crail Town Hall, Marketgate, Crail, Fife KY10 3TH


Dunfermline Folk Club

Every Wednesday at 8.00pm

The Glen Tavern, 110-112 Pittencrief St, Dunfermline KY12 8AN but some events take place elsewhere - see website for details.

Folk Weekend last weekend in October - see event listing for details.


Edinburgh Folk Club

Every Wednesday 7.30 for 8.00pm

The Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 14 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB


Falkirk Folk Club

Every Thursday at 8.00pm

The Tolbooth Tavern, Tolbooth Street, Falkirk, FK1 1NL


Folk at the Salmon Bothy

Meets on the third Friday of the month.

Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7:30pm start.

The Salmon Bothy, Links Road, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire AB45 2SS

Also run occasional guest nights.


Friends of Wighton - Dundee

Concerts on 1st Wednesday (1.15pm) and 3rd Saturday (11am) most months of the year.

Wighton Heritage Centre, Central Library, the Wellgate, Dundee, DD1 1DB


Glenfarg Village Folk Club

Every Monday. See website for guest list and times.

Backstage at the Green Hotel, 2 Muirs, Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8AS


Irvine Folk Club

Vineburgh Community Centre, Quarry Road, Irvine, KA12 0PS

Fortnightly club on Wednesday nights with guest artists.

Organisers of the Marymass Folk Festival - 50th year in August!


Linlithgow Folk Festival Association

First Thursday of the month from 8pm

Black Bitch Tavern, Linlithgow, West Lothian

Third Sunday of each month, from 2pm

Black Bitch Tavern, Linlithgow, West Lothian


National Association of Accordion & Fiddle Clubs (NAAFC)

All year

National Accordion & Fiddle Clubs meet in various locations

in Scotland and North of England. Open to the public and players alike. For more information on locations and dates see club diaries in:


Nitten Folk Club

Thursdays at 8.30pm, Guest night 1st Thursday of the month.

The Dean Tavern, 80 Main Street, Newtongrange, Midlothian, EH22 4NA


Rolling Hills Folk Club

The first and third Fridays of the month at 8.00pm (not Jul/Aug)

Smith Memorial Hall, Abbotsford Rd. Darnick near Melrose, TD69AH


Scotland Live Folk Clubs:

Helensburgh Folk The Tower, Helensburgh - monthly gigs Helensburghfolkclub/

Other Music Promotions Various Venues, Aberdeen - monthly concerts at various times.;

Clydesdale Accordion and Fiddle Club

St Mary’s Club Rooms, Lanark - first Sunday of every month.

Scotland Live is an initiative of Hands Up for Trad!



Homecoming Scotland Homecoming Sessions

Organised by the Traditional Music and Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) – the Homecoming Scotland 2014 Sessions are a programme of Scottish traditional music sessions across Scotland from late Summer to Winter 2014, supported by EventScotland and Creative Scotland.

Events Search

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