Scottish Gigs and Jigs Galore!

Scottish Gigs and Jigs Galore!

Has your year been lacking in jigs, marches and strathspeys? Allow us to suggest a few solutions… Robert Burns Festival Camperdown, Victoria My love is like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June. My love is like a melody, That’s almost as good as a Scottish tune. A small festival in south-western Victoria that’s dedicated to all things Robert Burns.  Come down for a weekend or a day for good food, poetry, and of...

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Stringmania! Camp 2017

Stringmania! Camp 2017

Stringmania Visit the Stringmania Website for more details and to register! In great news for fiddlers and lovers of traditional music across Australia, Stringmania is back for a second year in 2017.  Renowned duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas have teamed up with the (famous) Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers – to continue the camp 1-8 October 2017 – an exciting celebration of community. The camp draws together the various streams of Scottish...

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Untamed Ceilidh 2016

A hair-down hoe-down, fundraising ceilidh (kay-lee) to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers. No partner or experience necessary – just enthusiasm! NORTHCOTE UNITING CHURCH HALL – 251 HIGH STREET NORTHCOTE VIC. Saturday 16th July 2015 7.30pm/8pm – dance ADULT – $25 – CONC/STUDENT – $20 – CHILD – $10 (includes supper and complimentary dance lesson at 7.30 pm) BYO drinks...

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Homecoming

Homecoming

Produced by two of Australia’s top Folk Musicians/Producers,  Hugh McDonald and Chris Stone, this CD is our most adventurous outing to date. Having just completed a successful tour of Scotland (including Shetland) we got together to record the basic tracks during late November 2015 and released the CD in April 2016 Just about every track has been arranged by a different Club member or group of members including: Our 2014 “Travelling...

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Homecoming Album Launch – tickets on sale now!

Homecoming Album Launch – tickets on sale now!

We’re very excited about the upcoming album launch on Sunday 24 April at the Hawthorn Town Hall.  What to expect? I hear you ask… well, without giving too much away: – Our “Travelling Fiddlership” players have put together a set of tunes that they picked up in between knitwear buying expeditions whilst in Shetland – Several of the tracks will feature original compositions from Club members – Our Cool Young Players have...

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