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September 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm$25 – $30
Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 8:30pm
$25 Advance / $30 Door
Twice winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music ‘Live Act of the Year’ Award (2016 & 2011), SKERRYVORE have been on a meteoric journey that has taken them from the remote Isle of Tiree on to International tours to all corners of the globe.
SKERRYVORE create a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and Americana that represents all the different personalities and upbringing of the 8 band members who hail from different regions of Scotland.
Formed in 2005, the band marked their 10th anniversary in 2015 with a ‘Decade’ concert at Mossfield Stadium, Oban. The success of the Decade concert led to the creation of the band’s own annual festival, Oban Live that has now attracted over 10,000 attendees to enjoy international acts including KT Tunstall, We Banjo 3, Julie Fowlis and Capercaillie alongside SKERRYVORE.
2017 saw the release of the single Live Forever that provided the soundtrack for the Scottish tourism promotional campaign ‘Wild About Argyll’ and saw the single hit No.1 in the iTunes World Music chart. This was followed by the launch of the Live Forever Tour that has the band performing over 70 shows in the UK, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands and the United States. This year brings the release of SKERRYVORE’s 6th studio album, Evo, accompanied by a global tour that will include a headline performance at the legendary Tonder Festival, Denmark.
“Skerryvore have crafted a world beating fusion, which takes pride in their heritage and above all else is a pure joy to listen to.” – Folk Radio UK
“A spectacular mix of traditional Scottish folk music and the most diverse rock elements.” – Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
“Skerryvore have evolved to become one of Scotland’s greatest musical exports.” – Wickham Festival, England