What’s on – Folk & Acoustic Music Events in the Scottish Borders

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Folk Music Festivals

Check the calendar below or the festival web sites for actual dates.
Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival – early July
Innerleithen Music Festival – mid August
The Selkirk Sessions – early October
Denholm Folk Festival – early November
The Land, The Light, The Locals – late December
And just across the Border in Northumberland…
Rothbury Traditional Music Festival – mid July

Folk Clubs, venues and regular sessions

Eastgate Theatre – Peebles; regular concerts
Innerleithen Folk – every 2nd Thursday, alternating with Peebles
Peebles Folk Club– every 2nd Thursday
Clydesdale Folk Club – Biggar, last Thursday of month
Denholm Folk Club – every 2nd Thursday
Kelso Folk & Live Music Club – every Friday
Rolling Hills Folk Club – Darnick; 1st and 3rd Fridays
String Jam Club – monthly live music venue in Selkirk
Gordon Arms Hotel – Yarrow; 3rd Sunday of month; regular guests
Buccleuch Centre – Langholm; regular concerts
Mac Arts – Galashiels; regular concerts
St Boswells Live – St Boswell; regular concerts
Clovenfords Hotel – folk/acoustic session; 3rd Thursday of month, 7pm