Let's ceilidh! Virtual concert brings Scotland to you

Through the magic of Youtube, Imagine Alba is bringing a bit of Scotland to your house with a Burns Night Hooley premiering January 23rd. We’ve gathered a cast of fantastic traditional musicians for an evening of song and banter celebrating Robert Burns, on the occasion of his 261st birthday.




In Scotland we usually celebrate Burns Night by coming together with friends and family for a big supper, where we read Rabbie’s poems, sing his songs, eat haggis and of course, perform many, many toasts with drams of fine single malt whisky into the wee hours. But since that can't happen this year, we're going virtual.


We invite you to find your Scottish soul and join us for a lineup of players from Argyll to America, along with images, video and history from bonnie Scotland. In the spirit of our national bard, we'll be sharing tunes and songs from the pen and the home country of Burns.



Hiraeth


Find out more on the Facebook event page and look for us on YouTube, premiering January 23 at 8pm GMT/3pm EST/2pm CST, when the players and fans will be live chatting throughout the event. You can catch it anytime after that.







Starring:


The Cruachan Ceilidh Band


The Woods Family


Ann Barlow


Chris Beveridge


Rosie Lindsay


Hiraeth


Alistair Watson








There will be a few surprises as well, so we hope you will join us on YouTube for the premiere of the Imagine Alba Virtual Ceilidh: A Burns Night Hooley on Saturday, January 23rd at 8pm GMT/3pm EST/2pm CST.








Are you a musician? Do you love music and dance? Let Imagine Alba create a magical bespoke Scottish experience incorporating live music in Oban. Kick your heels up at a ceilidh dance, jam with Argyll's best players, take workshops from the pros or hire a band for any event or occasion. Get in touch today to discuss a music filled experience or holiday in Oban, Scotland!

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