What’s on at Hootananny and Mad Hatters

Jan
17
Fri
ALAN KELLS & FRIENDS
Jan 17 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

 

Traditional songs of all types of tempos. A great night of music.

Anna Sweeny / lilura
Jan 17 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 12:00 am

anna sweeny

 

Anna Sweeney plays Inverness Mad Hatters on Saturday 17th January, joined by LILURA.
Free Entry!
Over 18s, doors 9.30pm

ANNA SWEENEY

“I can hear this all over Radio 1” – Vic Galloway, BBC Introducing

“Glorious” – Nicola Meighan, BBC Scotland

Anna Sweeney has had a special 2019. The release of singles “Way Back When” and “Change the Way I Dress”, both championed by BBC Radio Scotland, saw her take her first steps into an exciting new level of momentum. Her sparkling live shows rained hook-laden “proper pop” all year, including at Austin’s SXSW festival and King Tut’s Summer Nights Festival. Anna prides herself on skilful songwriting and attention to detail, and draws influence from pop heavyweights such as HAIM, Taylor Swift and Robyn. Catch her last show of the year at Sneaky Pete’s on Dec 28th!

https://www.facebook.com/annasweeneymusic

LILURA

“Exciting new alluring pop with sharp as hell beats”

Brand new and exciting independent artist hailing from the Highlands of Scotland, LILURA aims to captivate audiences with dark, electronic beats infused with fun, glittering, witch pop.

https://www.facebook.com/Liluramusic/

Jan
18
Sat
Ted Christopher @ Hootananny
Jan 18 @ 9:30 pm

Ted Christopher

Ted Christopher is one of Scotland’s finest performers. He is a well-travelled and extremely versatile singer songwriter. He is equally at home whether singing heart-felt originals to a concert audience, belting out Scottish favourites to the Tartan Army or playing some of his huge pop/rock repertoire to a packed dance floor.

Unfazed by any size of audience, he played to 750,000 people on The Mall in Washinton DC. A week later there were 12 in Cowie Miners Welfare. How’s that for a quick reality check? And they were both great gigs!

Ted has been involved in the Scottish live music scene since he was fifteen. He is proud to be a native of The Royal and Ancient Burgh of Stirling (Stirling is now a city but he much prefers the previous description of his hometown) and was born and raised a mere claymore’s length from Stirling Castle and The National Wallace Monument.

Ted performs many solo gigs, sometimes uses a couple of musicians as “The Ted Christopher Band” and of course fronts “Bannockburn”

Dancing With Sharks
Jan 18 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 12:00 am

Dancing with sharks 2

 

Ten piece band Dancing with Sharks is the big sound of dancing in the north of Scotland.
Jan
24
Fri
Nick Firth and Friends
Jan 24 @ 9:30 pm – Jan 25 @ 12:15 am

trad band

 

Traditional songs of all types of tempos. A great night of music.

king Kobalt & Uproar
Jan 24 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 12:00 am

king cobalt friends

 

King Kobalt kick off their first show of 2020 in style with special guests Uproar. Free Entry

 

KING KOBALT are a five piece Hard Rock/Metal band hailing from the Heart of the Highlands in Scotland.

Jan
25
Sat
Schiehallion
Jan 25 @ 9:30 pm

Shiehallion

Hailing from Inverness the capital city of the Scottish Highlands Schiehallion are a Scottish Folk/Ceilidh band who have spent the last number of years both at home and further afield building an impressive ardent fan base, this has culminated in them being deserving of their widely held reputation as a fiery and passionate must see live music act. 

Consisting of founding member Kenny Jamieson Vocals – Guitar & Bodhran, Stuart Mackintosh Accordion, Cy Mutch Cajon & when required Calum MacGillivary on Bag Pipes, Schiehallion are ever present on the live music venue and festival scene.  

Immersed in Scotland’s culture and music traditions Schiehallion’s ability to engage and transfix their audience time after time has justifiably led to their richly deserved status as one of Scotland’s top bands in their musical category and genre.    

Moneypenny
Jan 25 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 12:00 am

Moneypenny

 

Celebrating all those fabulously talented women in music.
Jan
31
Fri
The Scone Fairies
Jan 31 @ 9:30 pm

The Scone Fairies are Bob Massie & Jonathan Hill,  lifelong enthusiasts for Scottish Traditional
Music… be careful,  it’s catching!

Lucille / chancers / Danny Mortimer
Jan 31 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 1 @ 12:00 am

lucille 5

 

Planning to pack a blow to the music scene, like their name sake’s impact on The Walking Dead.

Lucille are a four piece rock band hailing for the north of Scotland. With driven bass and dynamic drum combos, mixed in some harmonious guitar melodies and a splash of gritty lyrics.

Lucille are:

Marc Davidson (Guitar/Vocals)
Gordon Bolton (Bass)
Lewis Murray (Guitar)
Jack Ledsham (Drums)

Drawing from an array of contrasting influences including Biffy Clyro, Muse , Foo Fighters, The Shires and Paramore, the band will be recording material with a scheduled release for late 2018..

So keep a Look out!