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Bandstand Beer Festival

8 - 15 APRIL 2016
At last! The wait is over and dates are announced for our next main beer and music festival.  Bookmark this page to hear all the latest news as our programme develops.  But you can expect at least 100 real ales and some wonderful music acts throughout the festival.

AUTUMN BEER FESTIVAL 18 - 20 September. 30+ ales over the weekend and great music too.
For ALE LIST  click here More to follow!
GREAT LIVE MUSIC Sat 19th 9.30 – 12.30pm
We’re thrilled to welcome back the exceptional talent of STUART NISBET, ANDY MAY, NICO BRUCE,  JIM MCDERMOTT and “BERT” BERTRAM.  It's not just us who are fans!
All the verve and imagination of top-drawer musicians performing a labour of love” The Scotsman
Where did you get that band?” George Benson
Touring and recording with Simple Minds, The Proclaimers, Marianne Faithful, Hue and Cry,   China Crisis, Love and Money, Deacon Blue, Gun, Justin Currie, Dick Gaughan, Karen Matheson, Phil Cunningham, Lau, Jack Bruce, Lou Reed, Smashing Pumpkins and The McCrary Sisters (who’ve backed Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Tom Jones, and Elvis Presley!)
With Stuart as music director of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow they recorded and performed with Amy MacDonald, Susan Boyle, Karen Matheson, Dougie Maclean,
Rod Stewart, Lulu and Kylie Minogue.

This return show at the Bandstand comes the night after the Scottish Songwriters concert in Glasgow where they play for Eddi Reader, Justin Currie, Emma Pollock and Dougie Maclean.
But they play just for you FREE!

We'll soon be announcing dates and details for our annual Bandstand Beer & Music Festival which takes place at Easter.  It is the largest independant beer festival in the Scottish Highlands and attracts visitors from all over the UK.  The 2014 festival was our most successful ever with 160 different ales, live music and great food. During ten days of great music, ales and entertainment, we raised over £1600 for charity with support from our suppliers and customers. To see what you missed,   click here for the 2014 programme and you won't want to miss out in 2015!  Watch for dates to be announced soon and follow us

See you at the next festival!

Gordon and Morag Holding
Braeval Hotel Bandstand Bar & Restaurant





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