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We would like to thank you for bringing the Ceilidh Trail back to Kinlochewe again this year. We had a fantastic night last night and it was thoroughly enjoyed by everybody. We even had some customers who brought their own instruments and joined in.
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Cèilidh ar Chuairt

If you are thinking about joining us as a participant in next year’s Ceilidh Trail 2015 then get in touch. It is a fantastic summer job for any young musician! This is an opportunity for outstanding young musicians aged 16 – 25 to develop your performance skills and learn what it is like to be a touring musician. You will:

  • Spend a whole week learning from some of Scotland’s most acclaimed traditional musicians
  • Tour across Ross-Shire for three weeks where you will experience any kind of gig imaginable (background music, formal concerts, ceilidh dances, outdoor gigs, indoor gigs…)
  • Learn to use a PA system
  • Learn to play for dancing and call the dances
  • Develop your Gaelic language skills and learn to introduce your sets bilingually
  • Be paid a competitive weekly wage and have all reasonable expenses reimbursed

This innovative project has been adopted by several other communities in Scotland. In addition to providing excellent development opportunities for young musicians, the Ceilidh Trail enhances the visitor experience to Ross-Shire and builds links with a whole range of local businesses.

Find out where the Ceilidh Trail toured in Ross-Shire in 2013 and nationally across Scotland that year too. You can listen to a radio interview of the 2009 Ceilidh Trail participants. You can also listen to some tracks recorded by the 2011 Ceilidh Trail...

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