Killin Music Festival

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The Perthshire village of Killin will come alive with music on June 15-17 with the third Killin Music Festival.

Acts this year include Blazin’ Fiddles and Niteworks on the Friday, Peatbog Faeries, MecLir and HoRo on the Saturday and a seated concert with Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain on the Sunday.

Blazin Fiddles
Blazin Fiddles

There are activities for festival goers of all ages throughout the weekend. On Saturday there will be a Highland Hussle Workout, Ukelele workshop and a free Craft Fair with children’s crafts all day.

Sunday will feature McLaren High School Pipe Band parading down Killin Main Street, a free community coffee morning with the local Community Choir and Killin Primary School Choir, and a free Open Stage competition where you can hear the best emerging artists from the local area and beyond.

McLaren High School Pipe Band in Killin
McLaren High School Pipe Band in Killin

The Portnellan Tent, where anyone can come and enjoy free music, will be free entry for everyone throughout the day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Killin Music Festival is a three-day annual event which takes place the third weekend in June each year featuring the best in traditional and folk music alongside emerging artists.

Manran performing in 2017
Manran performing in 2017

The volunteer run festival was established in 2015 and brings together Killin’s vibrant community while welcoming visitors from across the country.