Larry Six Wins Battle Of the Bands In Thurso
Six won this years Battle of the Bands
competition with an outstanding performance.
Thurso High Schools' annual battle of the
bands contest took place recently. A total
of five bands took part in the competition
with the prize of the Murkle Bay Studios
Trophy and £150 up for grabs. The evening
was opened with a set from All Stitch Up,
which got the packed audience in the mood
for the school bands.
Marelo Folklore Group From The Netherlands
Coming To Caithness In August
Taste of Tartan organisation are hosting a
visit in August by the internationally
renowned Folklore Group from Markelo
in the Netherlands. This will be a rare
opportunity to see and hear the 50 strong
group of dancers, singers and musicians who
will be performing in traditional national
dress at various venues.
A new section has been set up for the
Taste of Tartan group
12 July 04
Wick Pipe Band Week Ends with Fancy Dress
7 June 04
Traditional Fiddle Classes - Wick & Thurso
Traditional fiddle group classes to be held
in Wick & Thurso
Ability levels from lower intermediate to
Enquiries welcome from any interested fiddle
players please contact Gordon Gunn on 01955
602831 or e-mail
Gordon Gunn leads his own band The Gordon
Pictures From the Ardrock Concert In
Down and Out Estrella
Plenty Of Action and Fans At Ardrock
Boss Hogg At The Cathouse, Glasgow
Local Band Boss Hogg have a gig next week in the Glasgow Cathouse
a very well known venue which has played host to bands such as Therapy?
and Anthrax. Although a long way away the boys would be glad
to see anyone from Caithness along on the night.
The details of the gig are
Venue - Glasgow Cathouse
Date - Friday 30th April
Doors open - 7pm
Boss Hogg on stage - 7:20pm
Tickets - £7 on the door, £6 from Ticket Scotland Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Check out www.bosshogg.co.uk.
21 March 04
Thurso Pipe Band All Set For Tartan Day In New York
The Thurso Pipe band are in their final preparations to travel over to
America to take part in the Tartan Day Parade in New York on the 3rd of
April 2004. There will be in the region of 2000 individuals, including
pipers, drummers and Scottish groups from around the World taking part
in the cities 6th annual tartan Day Parade. The parade marches down 6th
Avenue from 44th Street to 58th Street at Central Park. as well as the
tartan Day parade the band will be playing at several other functions.
The band departs for America on the 31st of March
9 February 04
Gaelic Choir - New Web Site