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Mull Music Festival

2023 Mull Music Festival

The next Mull Music Festival will take place over the weekend of Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd April 2023.

News on the 2023 Mull Music Festival, including dates, programme and artist lineup details, will be posted here once it becomes generally available on the web or social media.

About The Festival

The Mull Music Festival is a weekend of Scottish music featuring mainly folk-rock groups, Scottish dance bands, traditional musicians and singers. It usually takes place over the last full April weekend in bar venues in Tobermory, and the events are free.

View videos from the Mull Music Festival on YouTube.

Accommodation at Back Brae Lodge is already booked for the Mull Music Festival. There is no waiting list so to receive an email message if any Music Festival accommodation becomes available, sign up for news.

There is an unrelated classical music festival called Mendelssohn On Mull which normally takes place in September each year.

Venues

This is not an official festival page. It may be possible to get latest information directly from these Mull Music Festival venues from previous years:

MacGochans Tobermory

Visit the MacGochans Music Festival Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on music at their venue.

See also the MacGochans Tobermory website or the MacGochans Tobermory Facebook page or call 01688 302 350

Mishnish Hotel

Visit the Mishnish Hotel website or the Mishnish Hotel Facebook page or call 01688 302 500

Park Lodge Hotel

Visit the Park Lodge Hotel website or the Park Lodge Hotel Facebook page or call 01688 302 430

Tobermory Hotel

Visit the Tobermory Hotel website or the Tobermory Hotel Facebook page or the Tobermory Hotel on Instagram or call 01688 302 091

Western Isles Hotel

Visit the Western Isles Hotel website, the Western Isles Hotel Facebook page or call 01688 302 012

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

Visit the Bellachroy Hotel website or the Bear Pit Bellachroy Facebook page or call 01688 400 314

2022 Mull Music Festival

The 2022 Mull Music Festival took place over the weekend of Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April 2022.

MacGochans Tobermory

Mull Music Festival 2022 poster for MacGochans Tobermory
Mull Music Festival 2022 at MacGochans Tobermory

On the Main Stage unless shown as Bar Beag. With Ruairidh MacLean on the box in Bar Beag throughout the weekend.

Thursday

  • 9pm: Calum & Sean - Bar Beag

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Mishnish Hotel

Park Lodge Hotel

Mull Music Festival 2022 poster for Park Lodge Hotel, Tobermory
Mull Music Festival 2022 at Park Lodge Hotel, Tobermory

Friday

Saturday

  • 12pm: Bryan Gear & Alan Small followed by Brian Nicholson & Friends
  • 6pm: Duncan MacKinnon & Jock The Box - Killin Tyme
  • 9pm: Danny Sweet & Xavier Aubad from Liquid Spirit

Sunday

Tobermory Hotel

Mull Music Festival 2022 poster for Tobermory Hotel
Mull Music Festival 2022 at Tobermory Hotel

Post Covid Ceilidh hosted by Hector MacFadyen. Musicians welcome for open mic during the afternoons.

  • Davy Holt
  • Craig MacFadyen
  • Nicky McMichan
  • Neil MacGreggor
  • Denis Morrison

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2021 Mull Music Festival

The 2021 Mull Music Festival due to take place over the weekend of Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th April 2021 was cancelled due to continuing COVID restrictions.

2020 Mull Music Festival

The 2020 Mull Music Festival was cancelled on 16th March 2020 due to COVID restrictions. It was to have taken place over the weekend of Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th April 2020. A replacement event that was provisionally arranged for Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th October 2020 was cancelled on 23rd July.

2019 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mull Music Festival 2019 poster for MacGochans Tobermory
Mull Music Festival 2019 at MacGochans Tobermory

MacGochans Tobermory

Thursday 25th April 2019

Friday 26th April 2019

Saturday 27th April 2019

  • 11.30am: Beinn Lee
  • 12.00pm (Bar Beag): Crooked Reel
  • 2.30pm: Trail West
  • 3.00pm (Bar Beag): Allan Crookston & Allan Irvine
  • 5.45pm: Gunna Sound
  • 6.00pm (Bar Beag): Crooked Reel
  • 8.30pm: Peat & Diesel
  • 9.00pm (Bar Beag): Davy Holt
  • 11.30pm: The Fold

Sunday 28th April 2019

  • 11.30am: Gunna Sound
  • 12.00pm (Bar Beag): Ron Johnston
  • 2.45pm: Dun Mor
  • 4.00pm (Bar Beag): Davy Holt
  • 5.15pm: Peat & Diesel
  • 8.30pm: Ho-Ro
  • 11.45pm: Trail West

Monday 29th April 2019

  • 12.00pm (Bar Beag): Ron Johnston

MacDonald Arms Hotel

  • Hector and Craig McFadyen leading the music

Park Lodge Hotel

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

2018 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mull Music Festival 2018 poster
Mull Music Festival 2018

MacGochans Tobermory

Thursday 19th April

Friday 20th April

Saturday 21st April

Sunday 22nd April

Monday 23rd April

  • 12pm - Monday Club: Johnny & Jonathan Gillespie

Bar Beag will have constant sessions all weekend from Davy Holt, Johnny & Jonathan, Alan Crookston & Alan Irvine.

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

Friday 20th April

  • 12pm - open acoustic session
  • 9pm - Ho-Ro

Saturday 21st April

Sunday 22nd April

  • 12pm - open acoustic session
  • 9pm - Pappa Shandy & The Drams
Mull Music Festival 2018 poster for the Tobermory Hotel
Mull Music Festival 2018 at the Tobermory Hotel

Tobermory Hotel

Park Lodge Hotel

Friday 20th April

Saturday 21st April

Sunday 22nd April

2017 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

2016 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mishnish Hotel

MacDonald Arms

  • Hector MacFadyen Ceilidh Band
  • Various sessions throughout the weekend

Park Lodge Hotel

2015 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mull Music Festival 2015 poster for the Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig
Mull Music Festival 2015 at the Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

Mishnish Hotel

Western Isles Hotel

  • Duncan Black, Russell Hunter & Iain 'Stretch' MacFadyen
  • Guest players and bands
  • The Scottish Dance Band Quiz
  • Various sessions throughout the weekend

Park Lodge Hotel

  • Gemma Donald & Alan Small from the Lomond Ceilidh Band
  • Union Avenue with Iain 'Stretch' MacFadyen (plus Johnny Cash covers on Sunday)
  • Duncan MacKinnon & Jock the Box from Killin Thyme
  • Open Mic

MacDonald Arms

  • Hector MacFadyen Ceilidh Band
  • Various sessions throughout the weekend

Tobermory Hotel

2014 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mull Music Festival 2014 poster
Mull Music Festival 2014

MacGochans Tobermory

  • Skerryvore
  • Crooked Reel
  • Gunna Sound
  • Chunks
  • Rhythm 'n' Reel
  • Dun Mor Ceilidh Band
  • Coal an Aire
  • Trail West
  • Alastair Currie Snr & Alastair Currie Jnr

Mishnish Hotel

  • Main Stage: Raggaels, Mad Ferrets, Houghmagandie, Shenanigans & Done And Dusted.
  • Trad Stage: Robert Macleod, Ho Ro, Duncan Black, Marie Fielding & Russell Hunter.
  • Impromptu sessions and surprises in store.

Park Lodge Hotel

  • Friday Night: traditional music.
  • Saturday Afternoon: live music - open jam session. Everyone welcome to come along and join in for an impromptu gig.
  • Saturday Night: live music by resident band Union Avenue - Andrew Cardno, Matt Curtis, Paul Paterson & Iain MacFadyen (Stretch Dawrson).
  • Sunday Afternoon: open mic and jam session.
  • Sunday Night: traditional music.

MacDonald Arms

  • Hector MacFadyen Ceilidh Band
  • Various sessions throughout the weekend

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

  • Ho-Ro
  • The Mull Fiddlers
  • Crooked Reel
  • Fergie MacDonald, Gary Forrest & Roddy Matthew

2013 Mull Music Festival Bands & Musicians

Mull Music Festival 2013 poster
Mull Music Festival 2013

MacGochans Tobermory

  • Skerryvore
  • Crooked Reel
  • Trail West (CD launch)
  • Gunna Sound
  • Lost In Audio
  • Chunks
  • Calum Iain MacCorquodale
  • Martin Pottinger & Runrig's Malcolm Jones
  • Rhythm & Reel
Mull Music Festival 2013 poster for the Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig
Mull Music Festival 2013 at the Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

Bellachroy Hotel, Dervaig

  • Fonty & Annabell
  • Crooked Reel
  • Ho Ro
  • The Dave Fleming Trio
  • Rod Stewart Tribute
  • Fergie MacDonald & Addie Harper
Mull Music Festival 2013 poster for the Mishnish Hotel
Mull Music Festival 2013 at the Mishnish Hotel

Mishnish Hotel

  • The Raggaels
  • The Mad Ferret BAnd
  • The O'Cajunals
  • Shenanigans
  • Robert Nairn Ceilidh Band
  • Houghmagandie
  • Marie Fielding & Friends

Park Lodge Hotel

  • Stretch Dawrson
  • Duncan Black & Denis Morrison
  • Union Avenue
  • open mike, competitions and ceilidh