TIONAL is Hands Up for Trad’s first Gaelic Music Festival weekend and will feature a whole host of stars from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th September 2020, broadcasting online with funding support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s COVID-19 Support Fund. (See the lineup below)
TIONAL translates as a Gathering, act of gathering or collecting. Presented by Joy Dunlop the weekend will encourage speakers and learners to use and celebrate Gaelic language and culture.
The festival will entertain new and old audiences via live broadcasts on Facebook and YouTube from 8pm on Friday 18th September through to 6pm on Sunday 20th September. TIONAL is a fun and highly accessible experience, thanks to the innovative flexibility of online digital entertainment. See below for workshops, cèilidhs and concerts from a host of Gaeldom’s finest, including Norrie McIver, Kathleen MacInnes, Whyte, Ingrid Henderson and Iain MacFarlane, and more. Click on the links to find out more about the musicians.
8pm – Kathleen MacInnes in concert
12pm – Covid Choral Workshop, with Joy Dunlop
1pm – Clàrsach workshop with Calum Macleod
2pm – Lunchtime concert with Marit & Rona
3pm – Scottish Pipes workshop with Alana MacInnes
4pm – Scottish Step dance workshop with Sophie Stevenson
9pm – Fairich audio-visual showcase with Whyte
1pm – Lunchtime concert with Iain MacFarlane & Ingrid Henderson
2pm – Fiddle playing for dancing workshop with Shona Masson
3pm – An audience with Arthur Cormack
4pm – Gaelic song for Learners workshop with Maeve Mackinnon
* Lineup is subject to change
If you have any questions please contact us.