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Festival appearances

A full (as far as memory and raking through our records allows) history of the events promoted by the GCA and the Glenuig Music Festival Committee, up to the opening of the new hall in April 1995, is given below. The Music Festival ran on the first weekend of August, and we promoted events in other venues prior to the opening of Glenuig Hall.

1983 Glenuig Music Festival - Jim Michie, Dave Garrett, Fearachar MacRath; Ossian; Cloven Hoof; Capercaillie

1984 Glenuig Music Festival - Chorda; Christine Primrose; Easy Club; Frankie & Mairead Kennedy; Gerry Cairns; Jin Michie & Dave Garrett; Ossian; Faraquhar MacRae; Mike Whellans; Spootiskerry; Sprangeen; Wild Geese.

May 1985 - Wild Geese concert in Inverailort Castle

1985 Glenuig Music Festival - Norman Stewart; Angus Grant Snr. & Duncan MacGillvary; Black Donald; Pennycroft; The Rakes of Ross

August 1985 - Andy M Stewart & Manus Lunny concert at Roshven Farm

October 1985 - Wild Geese concert at Glenfinnan House Hotel

October 1985 - Black Donald concert at Roshven Farm

November 1985 - Deaf Heights concert at Inverailort Castle

April 1986 - Dick Gaughan concert at Inverailort Castle

May 1986 – Spring Festival in Shielbridge Hall. Black Donald; Christine Primrose; Dan ar Bras; Faraquhar MacRae; Pennycroft; Phil & Johnny Cunningham; Sileas, Alan MacDonald, Mairi MacInnes

1986 Glenuig Music Festival - Black Donald; Faraquhar MacRae; Pennycroft; Wallochmhor Ceilidh Band

October 1986 - Any Irvine in concert in Glenfinnan House Hotel

November 1986 - John Renbourn & Duck Baker concert at Glenfinnan House Hotel

1987 Glenuig Music Festival - Zydeco Ceilidh Band; Bongo Derek

October 1987 - Barn Dance with Desperate Danz Band in Kinlochmoidart Steadings

December 1987 - New Year Dance with the Desperate Danz Band

April 1988 - Sileas in concert – what was the venue?

May 1988 - Barn Dance with Drambeg Ceilidh Band at Kinlochmoidart Steadings

June 1988 - Jali Musa Jawara concert at Caol Community Centre

June 1988 - Barn Dance with Clach na Cudden at Kinlochmoidart Steadings

July 1988 - Barn Dance with Pennycroft & Byre Straits at Kinlochmoidart Steadings

July 1988 - Hamish Imlach concert at Caol Community Centre

1988 Glenuig Music Festival - Alan Savage; Clach na Cudden; Fergie MacDonald; Jim Hunter & Michael Rowan; Isle of Eigg Ceilidh Band; Pennycroft

September 1988 - Rumillajta concert at Caol Community Centre

September 1988 - John Renbourn & Duck Baker concert at Glenfinnan House Hotel

November 1988 - Andy Irvine concert at Glenfinnan House Hotel

December 1988 (or April 1989?) - Davy Spillane Band concert at Caol Community Centre

Sometime in 1988 - Dance with Big George & the Business in Kinlochmoidart Steadings

Sometime in 1988 - Alasdair Fraser concert in Glenfinnan House Hotel

Sometime in 1988 - Ivan Drever & Dick Clark concert in Glenfinnan House Hotel

June 1989 - Incredible Fling Band concert in Shielbridge Hall

1989 Glenuig Music Festival - Clach na Cudden; Fearachar MacRath; Fergie MacDonald; Fiona Grant & Friends; Fiona MacLeod & Beinn Nebhis; Dolly Dimples; Jim Hay; Scotch Bloos; Marwick Brothers; Jim Hunter & the Thunderbirds; Margaret MacLellan

1990 Glenuig Music Festival - Allan & Ingrid Henderson; Ben Wyviss & the Last Resort; Donald MacAulay; Fearachar MacRath; Hamish Begg; Hebridean Thighs; Jim Hunter Band; Margaret Blackburn; Margaret MacLellan; The Niblocks

1991 Glenuig Music Festival - Andy Mitchell; Donald MacAulay; Fearachar MacRath; Fergie MacDonald; Fiddle Fling Ceilidh Band; Iain MacDonald, Iain MacFarlane & Michaela Rowan; Iain MacMaster; Joanne Niblock & Liah MacKail; Margaret Blackburn; Margaret MacLellan; The Niblocks & Friends; Train Journey North

Late 1991 or early 1992 - Kieran Goss in concert (Glenfinnan House Hotel??)

Sometime in 1991 or 1992 - Sileas in concert

Sometime in 1991 or 1992 - Makrivag in concert

1992 Glenuig Music Festival (recorded - buy a CD) - Ben Wyviss & the Last Resort; Davy Garrett’s Kerry Blues; Easy Club; Eat the Seats; Iain Strachan & Veronique Nelson; Iain MacDonald & Jim Sutherland; Fiona MacLeod & Beinn Nebhis; Iron Horse; Jim Hunter Band; John MacCusker; Steve O’Neill; Michael Marra; Paul MacDonald; The Glenooligans; Gail & Leza Niblock; Simon Thoumiere & Jim Sutherland; Dave McNally; Annette Milne; Duncan MacGillvary;

1993 Glenuig Music Festival - Fergie Domhnallach agus na Muideartaich; Gordon Duncan; Mouth Music; Somotherland; The Howling Shed; Shoestring Circus.