Events Calendar 2019


Thursday January 31st 

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar    

8.00 pm onwards

Acoustic Night


An informal get together where everyone is welcome to play a tune, sing a song, recite a poem or simply listen. All welcome. Come and enjoy the atmosphere!



Thursday February 28th

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar     

8.00 pm onwards

tickets £8.00 ( 6.00 CFC members ) on the door


Jim & Susie Malcolm


Firm favourite with our folk club, singer songwriter Jim Malcolm returns with wife Susie to deliver what promises to be a great evening of traditional and contemporary music. 

Click HERE to visit Jim and Susie's website


Thursday March 28th

The Corn Exchange, Biggar   

8.00 pm onwards

Tickets £ 10.00  ( 8.00 CFC members ) from the Corn Exchange website HERE and Atkinson-Pryce Bookshop, High Street, Biggar.


Claire Hastings Trio

Glasgow based folksinger, songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings performs songs, in the Corn Exchange, from her much-awaited second album ‘Those Who Roam’, featuring songs under the theme of journeys. The former BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year will be joined by guitarist Aidan Moodie and fiddler Laura Wilkie for a wonderful evening of songs and stories.

Click HERE to visit Claire's website


Thursday April 25th 

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar      

8.00 pm onwards

tickets £8.00 ( 6.00 CFC members ) on the door


Wildwood Jack

Wildwood Jack are Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman, a unique acoustic guitar and ukulele duo from Kent in the UK. Their melodic songs blend the acoustic guitar and ukulele with outstanding fingerstyle playing drawing influences from folk, americana and world music. They embrace the troubadour lifestyle and spend large parts of the year touring across the UK, Europe and New Zealand. This is the first time they have played at our club, so we look forward to making them very welcome.

Click HERE to visit the Wildwood Jack website


Thursday May 30th 

The Corn Exchange, Biggar      

8.00 pm onwards

Tickets £10.00 ( 8.00 ) CFC members

From The Corn Exchange Website HERE ot at Atkinson Pryce Bookshop, High Street, Biggar


The Paul McKenna Band

Back once more in Biggar's Corn Exchange, Paul McKenna, known as one of Scotland's finest young singer and songwriter, is joined by his band, Robbie Greig ( fiddle), Conal McDonagh ( pipes / whistles ), Conor Markey ( banjo, bousouki & guitars) and Ewan Baird ( percussion ) for what will be a full-blooded evening of Irish and Scottish folk music.  NOT TO BE MISSED!

Click HERE to visit Paul's website


Thursday 27th June 

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar      

8.00 pm onwards

Tickets £8 ( £6 CFC embers )


Hickman & Cassidy

Hailing from Shropshire, James Hickman and Dan Cassidy form a formidable duoconnecting British and American folk music.

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar iscomplemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuoso fiddling. Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres.

The lively English wit of Hickman is set against Cassidy’s bone-dry irony and American drawl as they take audiences on a dynamic and unforgettable transatlantic journey.

Click HERE to visit the Hickman and Cassidy website


Thursday July 25th

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar

8.00 pm onwards

Entrance free

Acoustic Night

 Sing, play, recite a poem or simply come along and enjoy a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Everyone welcome!!



Thursday August 29th

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar

8.00 pm onwards

Tickets £8  (£6 CFC members )


Just to show that you do not have to go far to find talent of the highest order. 

Alan Jones, Jack Bethel and Billy Stewart, collectively known as Haggardash are sure to provide and excellent night full of music song and wit!

click HERE to visit the sie of Haggardash


Thursday September 26th

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar

8.00 pm onwards

tickets £8.00 ( 6.00 CFC members ) on the door


Zetor in the Kailyard

Performing at our club for the first time, this Angus based folk duo features Roddy Johnston on fiddle, pipes, vocals, guitar, cahon and loop pedal, and Kate Badcock on flute,sax,and backing vocals.

Zetor in the Kailyard's exhilarating live performance combines music technology and acoustic instruments...their live loops create colour, texture and a full sound, drawing on many different styles of music from punk to traditional.

Click HERE to visit the site of Zetor and the Kailyard


Saturday October 26th                                            

The Municipal Hall, Biggar                                                                           

Doors open 7.00 pm for 8.00 pm start

Tickets £16 available on line HERE

or via the festival box office in The Gillespie Centre, High Street Biggar,


For this year's Biggar Little Festival concert, we are proud to host one of Scotland's most popular bands who are continuing to wow audiences all over Europe. 

This will be their first time in Biggar and the show is guaranteed to attract a large audinece so get your tickets as soon as they are on sale

Click HERE to visit the Malinky site

Featuring support act :  Hoolet

Ronnie Miller, Maggie Dewar and Helen Ross make up this seriously talented local trio 



Thursday November 28th

The Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar

8.00 pm onwards

tickets £8  ( £6 CFC members ) on the door

Alan Reid

A firm favourite at our club, ex founder member of The Battlefield Band, singer, songwriter and musician, Alan Reid is returning with a solo performance that is sure to show off his talents as an overall musical troubadour. 






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