2012 Fèis Ìle Main Music Events

Please note that all licensed events are for over-18s only.  Tickets booked on-line will be available for collection at the door.  On-line booking will be available until Thursday, 24th May 2012.  The Grand Raffle will be on sale at all events, and will be drawn at the Final Fling.  Great prizes, including 1st Prize of a collection of 2012 Festival Bottles.


Friday 25th May 2012
We kick off the week’s festivities with our Grand Concert in Bowmore Village Hall.  Starting 8pm – 11pm, delightful programme of local artists chaired by Neil Woodrow.  Ticket price £5.00
Saturday 26th May 2012
Clootie Dumpling Ceilidh.  Come and enjoy Ceilidh dancing at Portnahaven Hall with Islay’s Accordion and Fiddle Band and local singers. 8pm – 12pm Ticket Price £7.50.  Festival Bus leaving Port Ellen at 7pm.  Return £5.00  Licensed Event.
Saturday 26th May 2012
For the young folk, a Disco at the Ramsay Hall, Port Ellen 10pm – 1am.  Ticket Price £5.00 Licensed Event.
Monday 28th May 2012
Whisky Tasting Evening and Ceilidh at the Ramsay Hall, Port Ellen from 8pm, come and enjoy.  Ticket Price £15.00, includes 3 malt whiskies and refreshments.  Festival Bus leaving Portnahaven at 7pm. Return Ticket £5.00 Licensed Event
Tuesday 29th May 2012
Folk Night at Lagavulin Distillery Reception Centre.  Ticket Price £7.50.  Licensed Event.
Wednesday 30th May 2012
Evening of traditional entertainment at the Gaelic College, Bowmore.  7.30– 10pm. Ticket Price £5.00, Children £1.00 includes refreshments.  Raffle.
Thursday 31st May 2012
Liz Lochhead our National Poet will set the scene at Laphroaig Distillery Hall.  Includes local artists.  7.30pm – 11.00pm.  Ticket Price £10.00  Refreshments.
Friday 1st June 2012
Big Gig.  Open Air at Laphroaig Distillery Courtyard, featuring ABBA Tribute Band with support.  Ticket price £15.00  Licenced Event. Festival Bus leaves Portnahaven at 8pm.
Saturday 2nd June 2012
The Final Fling.  This year we welcome Hugo Duncan, Irish Country & Western Singer plus the Playboys, at the Ramsay Hall, Port Ellen.  9pm -1am.  Ticket Price £15.00.  Licensed Event.Festival Bus leaves Portnahaven at 8pm.  Return Ticket £5.00