A traditional Irish Dance Group
from Edinburgh has developed an international reputation for exciting and
innovative performances .Inspired by the Irish hard and
soft shoe traditions, Absolutely Legless perform original dances in a relaxed
and informal manner while remaining faithful to their roots. The dancers
combine the grace of the soft shoes with the power and rhythmic precision of the
hard shoes to provide a truly exhilarating experience.
This is reflected in the live music,
which seamlessly weaves the evocative melodies and driving rhythms of Irish
As a multi-million
selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award winning
acting career, Barbara Dickson OBE has firmly established herself as one of the
most enduring and popular artistes in Britain today.Rab’s continuing reputation as one of Scotland's
finest singer-songwriters and Barbara’s skills as an interpreter of new and
traditional songs provide an enviable platform for this unique show. The pair share
common ground with their respect for artists such as Dylan, Beatles and the
Everly Brothers which when mixed with their experiences of the folk revival of
the 1960s and beyond, create a stage show they are keen to share – and are
delighted to be ‘going on the road’ together.
A special Moroccan edition of the monthly AtlanticOrganic Supper Club at Whitmuir, featuring special guests Omar Afif and Gnawa Trance Fusion.
AtlanticOrganic offer a menu of fantastic seasonal, organic and local produce in exciting and innovative flavour combinations. Omar Afif and Gnawa Trance Fusion cook up a blend of traditional Moroccan music. ..
Biggar Big Band will be playing predominantly Jazz and Swing Music with a smattering of Reggae,Soul and Latin. One or more of their many vocalists will be there.
The sax ensemble play a wide range of music for ensemble and jazz solos from Bill Evans to Vaughan Williams
Join Scottish jazz vocalist Louise Dodds as she brings her show to the Biggar Little Festival for the first time.
Louise, who hails from Edinburgh but has enjoyed an illustrious, international career, will be backed by a band made up of some of the country's finest musicians. Expect variety, warmth and passion as well as heartfelt story-telling from one of Scotland’s finest jazz artists.
Since forming out of the Edinburgh session scene of the late ’90s Malinky has, for the past 15 years, been the leading group focusing on traditional Scots song. With four acclaimed albums under their belt and an extensive tour roster across the globe, Malinky has become one of the most distinctive and accomplished bands on the Scottish folk scene.
Folk Band of the Year in 2010’s Scots Trad Music Awards.