Braemar Folk Festival 2022

When is the event?

30th September 2022

1st October 2022

2nd October 2022

Event Details

Braemar Folk Festival 2022

The Braemar Folk Festival returns for it’s second year with an absolutely stellar line up of artists performing evening concerts in the stunning atmosphere of St Margaret’s Braemar as well as fringe events in various cosy venues around the village from foot stomping sessions to instrumental workshops.

The festival begins on Friday 30th September from 4pm and will run right through to Sunday 2nd October at 2pm.

Line Up

Friday 30th September
7:30pm

Dougie MacLean
Composer of ‘Caledonia’, Scotland’s world famous and most accomplished songwriter, the legendary Dougie Maclean OBE.

McGoldrick, McCusker Doyle
The creme de la creme of celtic flute, fiddle, song and guitar, a rare musical treat you’ll savour for a very long time.

+ pre concert pub session hosted by Jen Austin and Eric Linklater
+ post concert pub session hosted by the Euan McLaughlin Trio

Saturday 1st October

1pm:
Ellie McLaren Trio Album Launch
Braemar’s very own star fiddle player Ellie McLaren launches her debut EP ‘Dargai’ in St Margaret’s for a very special homecoming show.

8pm:
BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2022 Eryn Rae
One of the finest fiddle players in the country, winner of the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year Award 2022 Eryn Rae

Joshua Burnside
East Belfast’s rising, emotive and soulful singer/songwriter. “He creates a world and lets us live in it for a while… He’s like going to the theatre” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

+ 10am: folk/trad workshop with Jen Austin and Eric Linklater
+ 3pm: informal concert in Tor Workshop with the Euan McLaughlin Trio
+ 10pm: Saturday night post concert pub session hosted by Jen Austin and Eric Linklater

Sunday 2nd October

On Sunday we’ll be winding down with some fringe events –

11am: Saturday morning folk/trad workshop with the Euan McLaughlin Trio
2pm: Farewell pub session hosted by Jen Austin and Eric Linklater

Where is the event?

St Margaret's
Braemar
AB355YP

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

£Various

07553 088605

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