Tiree Music Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Crossapol, Scotland, UK
Festival Contact Information

Email: office@tireemusicfestival.co.uk, or

Festival Description

Tiree Music Festival celebrated its inaugural edition in 2010 as a community and family-friendly event. The music festival offers a stunning backdrop to the events at Crossapol Bay on the island of Tiree where there are campsites.

Festival Dates July 20 - 21, 2013
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Festival Story:

Taking place on the Island Of Tiree, nicknamed ‘The Hawaii Of The North’ due to its beautiful beaches and picturesque surroundings, the festival offers a unique experience that is about much more than just the music. It attracts audiences from all over the UK and Europe to enjoy a weekend of great bands alongside the added fun of camping next to the white sands of Crossapol Bay, taking on the world famous surf at Balevullin beach, enjoying watersports, biking and the many galleries that the Island has to offer.

Says the festival’s Artistic Director Daniel Gillespie; “After performing at festivals worldwide with Skerryvore I kept thinking how amazing it would to have a festival on my home island of Tiree, that would give something back to the locals and also attract new visitors. Fast forward four years and we are now approaching the 4th TMF having achieved three successive sell-outs and the accolade of being awarded Scotland’s Best Small Festival - it really is a dream come true. TMF…(will) showcase Tiree as one of the most stunning locations in the world.”


Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Capercaillie
  • Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire
  • Skerryvore
  • Manran
  • Washington Irving
  • Balzin Fiddles
  • Breabach
  • Coast
  • Brown Bear & The Bandits
  • Skipinnish
  • Gunna Sound
  • Trail West
  • Scott Wood Trio
  • Culann
  • Lori McTear
  • The Youth &Young;
  • Room 16
  • NA h-Eileanaich
  • and more…


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Practical Info:

Tickets 2013:
  • All tickets have SOLD OUT in record time for 2013. Due to phenomenal demand capacity has been increased from 1200 to 1500.


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