Closing to business on Arran

No more bookings are now possible through this site

Lucy is leaving Arran for new pastures!

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Isle of Arran Music Society next concert

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Creative Places Award

In November 2013, Arran was shortlisted for the Creative Places Award 2014
The finals were judged in January 2014. Peebles won and Arran came a close second.

Click here to sample some of what Arran has to offer. 

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Isle of Arran Music Society

                Programme 2016

  • All Concerts below at 19:30

  • January 16, Chamberlain and Haywood (Balkan music) at Brodick Village Hall
  • February 27th Atea Wind Quintet at Brodick Village Hall
  • March 19th Da Vinci Trio (Violin, Cello and Piano) at Arran High School, Lamlash
  • April 16th Sasa Gerzelj Donaldson (solo piano) at Arran High School, Lamlash
  • May 21st Kosmos (Violin, Viola and Accordion) Music from all over the world at Brodick Village Hall
  • June 18th The Mandolinquents Trio (Mandolin/Fiddle, Voice/mandobass and guitar) at Brodick Village Hall
  • July 16th Echo Chamber Ensemble (Flute, Viola Harp) at Brodick Village Hall

If you would like to be a member of the Society for just £5, it helps their standing with Enterprise Music Scotland, whose financial support enables these programmes to be presented, and you will be on the list for information on any activities or latest news. Easy to join at any concert.

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Open Sessions at the Ormidale

There is an open music session every Sunday at the Ormidale Hotel in Brodick from 9pm
Bring an instrument and join in

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String Road Potholes

String Road Pot Holes is Arran’s famous local Ceilidh Band and plays at Brodick Village Hall every Wednesday night throughout July and August and also at New Year. If you have come to Scotland for a taste of Scottish culture, music, dance, verse and costumes, this ceilidh is for you. Come and join us for the evening and join in. All dances are simple and clearly explained. Bring an instrument if you want and take a turn at entertaining too!

Join the fun weekly and also on New Year’s day.

Available for Weddings, Parties and all Private Events

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Listen to some music

Click on the links to hear
Lucy Cartledge and Michael Lester-Cribb
play music by Pattapio Silva
Live at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Zinha Polka  Margarida  Primeiro Amor

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Hello world!

Party at Kildonan Hotel

Welcome to the site of Arran Music. Here you will find a selection of musical entertainment available on the Isle of Arran and also help in providing musical tuition.

Whatever your needs, whether it be music for a wedding, party, funeral or simply a family get together, please investigate our selection of Classical, Traditional and Jazz ensembles on offer and feel free to ask questions.

Click here to see a video of Arran Musicians taking part at the Bute Jazz Festival 2012

Some photos from the 25th Jazz Festival on the Isle of Bute 2012


Playing at the Parade

Jazz Festival Bute 2012

Jazz Festival Bute 2012

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