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21 July 04
Larry Six Wins Battle Of the Bands In Thurso
Larry 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
The 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 Caithness based Taste of Tartan group 

12 July 04
Wick Pipe Band Week Ends with Fancy Dress Parade

7 June 04
Traditional Fiddle Classes - Wick & Thurso

Traditional fiddle group classes to be held in Wick & Thurso
Ability levels from lower intermediate to advanced.
Enquiries welcome from any interested fiddle players please contact Gordon Gunn on 01955 602831 or e-mail gordongunnband@ntlworld.com
Gordon Gunn leads his own band The Gordon Gunn Band.

Pictures From the Ardrock Concert In Caithness
Down and Out  Estrella  Duress Harvest  Jude

Plenty Of Action and Fans At Ardrock

23 April 04
Caithness Band 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
Melvich Gaelic Choir - New Web Site