Previous Festivals

The seed for the Innerleithen Music Festival was sown when Both Sides of the Tweed came to the town in 2001 and 2002. Here’s a list of all the main artists we’ve featured over the years:
Rachel Sermanni, Mànran, The Barra MacNeils, Emily Smith Duo, Boreas, Kieran Halpin, Kaela Rowan Band, Scott Gardiner, Henry Douglas, Jenny Biddle, Fisher Lassies, Merlin Music Academy, Nomad Beat
Eddi Reader, Skipinnish, The Friel Sisters, Tommy Ashby, The Mischa Macpherson Trio, The Bevvy Sisters, Paul Anderson & Shona Donaldson, Seoras Ashby & Frank Usher, Kathy Stewart, Mike Tickell, Mark Dunlop, Fisher Lassies
Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Boys Of The Lough, The Shee, Fiona Hunter & Mike Vass, Robyn Stapleton Band, Lori Watson & Fiona Black, Sophie Dyer & Seoras Ashby, Merlin Music Academy, Rudeigin, Sam Mundy & Robbie Tatler, Matt Norris & The Moon, John Morran, Carole & Alan Prior, Kirsty Law, Fisher Lassies
Julie Fowlis, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Rod Paterson, Paul McKenna Band, Wendy Weatherby Band, Dirty Beggars, Steve Byrne, Aileen Carr, Pat Douglas, Matt Seattle, Fisher Lassies, Kathy Stewart
Dougie MacLean, Battlefield Band, Mànran, Wrigley Sisters, Barbara Dymock Band, Chris Wright & Lucy Pringle
Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland, Heidi Talbot with John McCusker and Boo Hewerdine, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Real Time, Sangsters, Ewan McLennan, Eric Faulkner, Nathan Rogers, Susie Kelly
Capercaillie, Lau, The Unthanks, The Bevvy Sisters, Lori Watson and Rule of Three, Kim Edgar, Craig Jeffrey, Mick West & Frank McLaughlin, Janet Weatherston, Lorcán Mac Mathúna
Eddi Reader, Karine Polwart Band, Rory McLeod, Siobhan Miller & Jeana Leslie, Kieran Halpin, Dean Friedman, Chris Wright & Lucy Pringle
Karen Matheson & Band, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Sandy Brechin & Ewan Wilkinson, The Cast, Henry Douglas, Rallion, Craig Jeffrey, Scott Gardiner
Martin Carthy, Kris Drever, Rachel Unthank & the Winterset, Tannahill Weavers, Real Time, Craig Jeffrey, Goldrush, St Ronans Silver Band
Dougie Maclean, Archie Fisher, Andy M Stewart & Gerry O’Beirne, Malinky, John Wright Band, CrossCurrent, Matt Johnson, Linties
Karine Polwart, Old Blind Dogs, Eliza Carthy & The Ratcatchers, Incredible String Band, Kieran Halpin, Borders Young Fiddles, Matt Seattle, St Ronans Silver Band
Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Dougie Maclean, Martin Simpson, Real Time, Emily Smith Band, Single Malt
Battlefield Band, Jock Tamsons Bairns, The Hush, Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies, Back of the Moon, Janne Henshaw, Borders Fiddlers & Sangsters