Gigs

Would you like to hear the Canberra Scottish Fiddlers?

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers are available to perform at a gig near you (as long as you are near Canberra!). See our Contacts page for details of how to get in touch with us.

2015 National Folk Festival Fiddle Rally in Canberra

Some of the Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Festival Fiddle Rally at the 2015 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted by Karen & Alastair Jackson from the Sunshine Fiddle Camp.

The sheet music for the rally is available here.

2014 National Folk Festival Fiddle Rally in Canberra

Some of the Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Festival Fiddle Rally at the 2014 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted by Melinda Gilkes from the Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club.

The sheet music for the rally is available here.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at Canberra's National Multicultural Festival on Sunday 9 February 2014

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed a 20 minute set at the Canberra's National Multicultural Festival on Sunday 9 February 2014.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed in support of Catherine Fraser at Canberra Girls' Grammar School on Friday 28 June 2013

The following day we had a lesson from Catherine in which we learnt a new set of tunes

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed in Canberra's Musical Offering

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at the High Court on 12 May 2013 as part of Canberra's Musical Offering. The Musical Offering is a gift from Canberra's music community to honour Canberra's 100th birthday. The Musical Offering aims to have music performed somewhere in the National Capital on every single day in 2013.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at the 2013 National Folk Festival in Canberra

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at the 2013 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. This was very exciting for us, as not only was Canberra the featured "State" at this year's National - it is also Canberra's 100th birthday in 2013.

2013 National Folk Festival Fiddle Rally in Canberra

Some of the Canberra Scottish Fiddlers also performed as part of the Festival Fiddle Rally at the 2013 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted this year by Trish Barker from the Sydney Scottish Fiddlers.

The sheet music for the rally is available here. If you have trouble downloading the music from this site, send us an email and we can email the PDFs to you.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at St Andrews Night ceilidh at the Merry Muse in Canberra on Friday 30 November 2012

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed on Friday 30 November 2012 at the St Andrews Night ceilidh at the Merry Muse, ably led by Mark Jenner. Also headlining the ceiliedh were Strathmannan featuring Mark and Kate Scott.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at Burns Club in Canberra on Sunday 29 July 2012

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed on Sunday 29 July 2012 at Canberra's Burns Club in Kambah, ably led by Mark Jenner. The Fiddlers were followed by Strathmannan featuring Mark, Kate Scott, Niall Howe and Seamus Gill.

2012 National Folk Festival Fiddle Rally in Canberra

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Festival Fiddle Rally at the 2012 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted this year by Trish Barker from the Sydney Scottish Fiddlers.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at Merry Muse in Canberra on Friday 25 November 2011

A fun St Andrews Night of Scottish music, dance and song was held on Friday 25 November 2011 at Canberra's Merry Muse. Featuring Strathmannan, Seamus Gill, Lachlan Green, Canberra Scottish Fiddlers, Jane Campbell and ceilidh dancing with Claire Stoneman. There was even haggis and a wee dram.

2011 National Folk Festival Celtic Fiddle Rally in Canberra

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Festival Fiddle Rally at the 2011 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted by Canberra's Lachlan Green.

The Fiddle Rally concert was held on the main stage of the Budawang at 5.00 pm on Monday. The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers featured with our new multi-coloured shirts and our new logo designed by Kate Scott and Phil Green!

The sheet music for the rally is available here. (Updated 30 January 2011.)

Demo MP3 recordings by Lachlan Green (fiddle) and Phil Green (guitar and bouzouki) of the tunes for the rally are available here. (Updated 13 February 2011.)

Chris Stout and Catriona McKay performed in Canberra Friday 15 April 2011

Renowned Shetland fiddler Chris Stout and Scottish Harpist Catriona McKay performed a fantastic concert to a full house at Canberra's Merry Muse on Friday 15 April 2011. They were ably supported by Lachlan Green of the Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performing with Jo Cresswell and Rita Woolhouse.

Check out our tour poster here, and another one here.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at Groovin' in the City in Canberra on Friday 4 February 2011

A select group of Canberra Scottish Fiddlers roved the streets of Civic performing random acts of Scottish fiddle music as part of Canberra's Groovin' in the City program on 4 February 2011.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed at Merry Muse in Canberra on Friday 26 November 2010

A fun night of Scottish music, dance and song on Friday 26 November 2010 at Canberra's Merry Muse. Featuring Strathmannan, Seamus Gill, Satch Campbell, Canberra Scottish Fiddlers, Jane Campbell, Scottish Country Dancers and ceilidh dancing with Claire Stoneman.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers members performed at the 2010 National Folk Festival

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Celtic Fiddle Rally at the 2010 National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was conducted by Emma Nixon from the Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club and coordinated by Trish Barker from the Sydney Scottish Fiddlers; the music we played is on their website.

Lachlan and Phil appeared at Woodford, Cygnet and Newstead Folk Festivals

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers member Lachlan Green, accompanied by Phil Green on guitar, bouzouki and bodhran, performed as a duo at the Woodford Folk Festival, held in Queensland from 27 December to 1 January 2010. Lachlan and Phil also played a week later at the Cygnet Folk Festival, held in Tasmania on 8-10 January 2010. Two weeks later they appeared at the Newstead Live! Music Festival, held at in central Victoria on 22-25 January 2010.

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers members perform at the 2009 National Folk Festival

Lachlan and Phil performed as a duo at the 2009 National Folk Festival in Canberra. Lachlan also conducted a workshop on Scottish fiddle. Sheet music for the tune he taught, Twisted Bridge, can be found on our sheet music page. Scottish dance band Strathmannan, featuring Canberra Scottish Fiddlers Kate Scott and Mark Jenner, also performed at the National. (April 2009)

Canberra Scottish Fiddlers part of Fiddle Rally at 2009 National Folk Festival

The Canberra Scottish Fiddlers performed as part of the Celtic Fiddle Rally at the 2009 National Folk Festival In Canberra at Easter. The Fiddle Rally was coordinated by Trish Barker from the Sydney Scottish Fiddlers and the music played is on their website.