Celebrate Celtic culture today with daily live music performances at the National Museum of Scotland this summer.


Experience the joy of live music at the museum. From bold brass to fabulous fiddlers, our daily performances showcase the best contemporary talents from Scotland, England, France, Ireland and Wales.

This year’s programme is inspired by the museum’s spectacular exhibition Celts, organised with the British Museum.



Sat 6

Tir Eolas – Eclectic alternative folk

Sun 7

Tir Eolas – Eclectic alternative folk

Mon 8

Calan-ish – Traditional folk with clog-dancing

Tue 9

Kristan Harvey & Tina Rees – Fiddle and dance duo

Wed 10

Champagne Flutes – Contemporary flute trio

Thu 11

Noé Clerc – Solo accordion

Fri 12

Routes Quartet – Traditional string quartet

Sat 13

Gwenllian Llyr –Welsh concert harpist

Sun 14

Kilda – Traditional Scottish fiddle, pipe and vocal trio

Mon 15

Robyn Stapleton & Claire Hastings – Vocal duo

Tue 16

Gráinne Brady & Ryan Murphy – Instrumemtal duo

Wed 17

Sirocco Winds – Classical trio

Thu 18

Aonach Mor – Accordion, fiddle and vocal trio

Fri 19

Ainsley Hamill & Alistair Paterson – Scottish song

Sat 20

Granny Green – Dynamic brass trio

Sun 21

Jennifer Port – Solo clarsach

Mon 22

Bells Up – Brass quintet

Tue 23

Gráinne Brady & Tina Rees – Fiddle and dance

Wed 24

Kilda – Traditional fiddle, pipe and vocal trio

Thu 25

Ryan Young & Tina Rees – Fiddle, piano and dance

Fri 26

Robyn Stapleton & Claire Hastings – Vocal duo

Sat 27

Morag Brown & Lewis Powell-Reid –Instrumental duo 

Sun 28

Barluath –Traditional 6-piece Scottish band

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This major exhibition, organised in partnership with the British Museum, unravels the complex story of the different groups who have used or been given the name ‘Celts’ through the extraordinary art objects they made and used.

Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover

Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours across three exhilarating nights, each with hand-picked performers, music, comedy, bars.
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6 Aug - 28 Aug 2016


Grand Gallery, Level 1

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