Music

It wouldn’t be a festival without music and our stage will be alive with some of Scotland’s best foot-tapping bands to entertain you while you savour your ale, gin and food.

We had a brand new line-up for 2020, and we postoned the event due to coronavirus. However, we’re hoping to bring you the same eclectic line up for 2021 (see below), and remember it’s all included in your ticket price!

FRIDAY

Chris Henderson

Chris, from Portgordon, is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, playing various guitars, fiddle, ukelele, harmonica, loop pedal, and ‘one-man-band’ (when appropriate).

Chris is a full-time guitar instructor and plays with popular function bands Maximum Bob and the Black Isle Peas.

Chris likes to demonstrate his versatility in his performance and covers an eclectic range of artists, some of which include Abba, ADC, Avicci, Bruno Mars, The Buggles, Crowded House, Coldplay, Dandy Warhols, Dire Straits, Dua Lipa, Edward Sharpe, and The Magnetic Zeros, Ed Sheeran, Fleetwood Mac, George Ezra, Johhny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, Kenny Rogers, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lewis Capaldi, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Old Crow Medicine Show, Oasis, The Proclaimers, Pink Floyd, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Runrig, Snow Patrol, Steve Earle, The Stone Roses, Sia, Two Door Cinema Club, U2 and Vance Joy.

SATURDAY

Gerry Coogan Band

More information coming soon.

Scott Ramsay

Scott has been playing all over the North-east for the last three years. His versatile vocals are perfect for performing some of his many favourite influences such as Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Gerry Cinnamon, Michael Jackson, Killers, 21 Pilots, Blink 182 and many others. Scott also likes to throw in his original songs into his sets. He is a young musician of many talents, the thing about n his performance is how big a sound he manages to create with very little on stage.

Callum McPhail Trio

Calum MacPhail will be performing at Foot-Tapper with his highly acclaimed Scottish Trad band as a trio.

Calum is a warm, down-to-earth, young man from the West Coast of Scotland who fell in love with the accordion at a tender age of 7.

As a young boy with the desire to learn more, he spent more years learning the rudiments from the best accordionists in the Highlands until he eventually created his unique style.

Though he hailed from Fort William, Calum moved to Inverness in 2007 where he strived to focus on his technique.

SUNDAY

Willie Campbell

Willie Campbell

As the former frontman with the very successful band Astrid and current frontman of his band Open Day Rotation, Willie is highly acclaimed both nationally and internationally, with various guitars and instruments accompanied with brilliant vocals.

Willie does not use prepared backing tracks but uniquely creates his own live performance in front of his audience to replicate a full band sound.

Performing a wide variety of originals and covers from Cee, Lo Green, Katy Perry, Bob Marley, Hank Williams, Otis Redding, Duffy, Kenny Rogers, Gnarls Barkley and Outcast. Willie is quite simply a class act.

Johnny Barr

More information coming soon.

The Tritones

Comprising of Jamie Martin on lead vocals and guitar, Calum Mason on bass guitar and Gar Smith on drums and backing vocals, this exceptionally versatile Glasgow-based trio are a class act covering very wide range of genres, suc=h as funk/soul (Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Wild Cherry); blues (SRV, Chuck Berry, John Mayer, Gary Clarke Jnr), and Rock/pop/punk (Biffy Clyro, Foo Fighters, Ash, Jimmy Eat World, Alien Ant Farm, Pharell Williams)


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