What’s on at Hootananny and Mad Hatters

May
4
Sat
Tartan Paint
May 4 @ 9:30 pm – May 5 @ 12:15 am

Tartan Paint

West Coast Ceilidh Band not to be missed!

The Trad Band
May 4 @ 9:30 pm – May 5 @ 12:15 am

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Nick Firth and Friends present the fantastic “Trad Band” this Fri night.

Mickey 9’s
May 4 @ 10:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:00 am

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Anyone who knows about the Scottish music scene will tell you that Mickey 9s is one of the best live bands around. The irreverent 4-piece from Glasgow combines elements of dance, rock and funk into a blistering, genre-defying groove that has been sending crowds into a frenzy for a decade.

Mickey 9s started when four young lads went to see Daft Punk at a music festival and decided that this was the kind of music they wanted to make. After returning home, the awestruck bandmates promptly ditched their guitars in favour of synthesizers and tried to join the electronic renaissance.

After countless nights of bleeps, buzzes and beats in the rehearsal studio, it was clear to the band that their new idea lacked the energy and emotion they needed. So, what could they do? Fortunately, for the 9s it was simple: The electric guitars reappeared and the Korg gear was sold on Gumtree. From then on, Mickey 9s continued to make dance music, but without any of the faff.

Mickey 9s’ first ‘release’, the (very) limited edition Moshi Moshi EP, was thrust upon anyone who’d listen in 2009 and it marked the beginning of the band as they’re known today (see: choppy guitar licks, funky basslines, and a song about Finding a Thing and Trying to Dance to It).

Now fast-forward one decade, hundreds of gigs, two (and a half) albums, countless music videos, comics and Tins of Funk. The year 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of Mickey 9s, and that can only mean one thing…

It’s party time, Inverness.

May
5
Sun
Outsider Art Fest
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 5 @ 9:30 pm

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SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
6
Mon
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 6 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
7
Tue
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 7 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
8
Wed
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 8 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
9
Thu
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 9 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
10
Fri
Amy Henderson & friends @ Hootananny
May 10 @ 9:30 pm

 

Amy Henderson is from the outskirts of Inverness, and plays the Accordion, whistle, step dancing, and she can also turn her hand to singing here and there! Her playing is a blend of many different styles influenced by musicians she has met along her musical path in various genres including Cajun,Scottish and blues.

 

She Burns Red / Bad Actress
May 10 @ 10:00 pm – May 11 @ 12:00 am

she burns red

She Burns Red are a rock band from central Scotland.

Combining grunge and hard rock influences to bring you high octane riffs
and thundering choruses, they’re rebellious with a fresh new twist that’s difficult to pigeonhole.
For fans of bands such as the Foo Fighters, Deftones, Metallica and everything in between.

Support comes from Highlands & Moray rock band Bad Actress who recently won the Rock Factor contest at Ironworks.

 

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May
11
Sat
GIRDERS
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – May 12 @ 3:00 am

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Mad Hatters teams up with The Tooth & Claw to present GIRDERS!

The event is a mini-festival over 2 venues showcasing some the heaviest and rockiest acts from the North of Scotland and featuring:

Zombie Militia
King Kobalt
The Broken Ravens
Devils Queen
Kryora
Catalysis
Below The Neck
Isolates
Devil Within
Overrun

Free Entry!

After the bands finish join us for our resident Mad Hatters DJ until 3 am!

 

 

Griders
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – May 12 @ 1:15 am

griders

 

GIRDERS – Saturday May 11th
10 Metal/Rock bands across 2 venues!
Mad Hatters / The Tooth & Claw

Featuring:
KING KOBALT / Zombie Militia
The Broken Ravens / Devil’s Queen
Below The Neck / The Devil Within
Catalysis / Isolates
1000 Mile Stare / This Machine
Free Entry!

Tartan Paint
May 11 @ 9:30 pm – May 12 @ 12:15 am

Tartan Paint

West Coast Ceilidh Band not to be missed!

May
12
Sun
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 12 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.

May
13
Mon
LIVE SCOTTISH SESSION. EVERY SUN-THURS. @ Hootananny
May 13 @ 9:30 pm

hootananny-music

SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION – EVERY SUNDAY-THURSDAY!

Join us at Hootananny for a live Scottish traditional music session, starting from 2130 til late.

Hosted by top local musicians from the Highlands in a cosy and casual environment, this is a fabulous introduction to the traditional music of Scotland.