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Scots Sony-signed star surprises Oban with local music festival news

In a surprise visit to Oban today, 22 year-old Scots musician Be Charlotte announced live from the town’s iconic McCaig’s Tower that she will play Oban Live music festival in two weeks time.
In a surprise visit to Oban today, 22 year-old Scots musician Be Charlotte announced live from the town’s iconic McCaig’s Tower that she will play Oban Live music festival in two … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/scots-sony-signed-star-surprises-oban-local-music-festival-news/

Scots music stars ‘Caman’ together for shinty song showcase at Oban Live

A star-studded line-up of Scottish traditional musicians who have an association with the sport of Shinty are coming together as The Caman Connection exclusively at next month’s Oban Live music concert in the famous Shinty grounds of Mossfield Stadium. …
A star-studded line-up of Scottish traditional musicians who have an association with the sport of Shinty are coming together as The Caman Connection exclusively at next month’s O… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/scots-music-stars-caman-together-shinty-song-showcase-oban-live/

DMS & Argyll Cèilidh Trail win slot at Oban Live

Edinburgh rock band DMS and Argyll Cèilidh Trail have won a slot at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live.
Edinburgh rock band DMS and Argyll Cèilidh Trail have won a slot at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live.   Argyll Cèilidh Trail The Scottish Sea Farms Un… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/dms-argyll-ceilidh-trail-win-slot-oban-live/

The View is the place to be with fun for the whole family

The View Oban kicks off the season with a packed calendar of events starting on Easter weekend with a Mamma Mia sing-along for the entire family.
The View Oban kicks off the season with a packed calendar of events starting on Easter weekend with a Mamma Mia sing-along for the entire family.  Newly remodelled, this stylis… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/view-place-be-fun-whole-family/

Local musicians to battle it out for Oban Live slot

Four music acts from Oban are gearing up to battle it out for a slot at Argyll’s biggest live music concert Oban Live this June.
Four music acts from Oban are gearing up to battle it out for a slot at Argyll’s biggest live music concert Oban Live this June. 4Below, S-Mac, Crackin’ Craic and The Argyll Ce… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/local-musicians-battle-it-out-oban-live-slot/

Vote for your favourite in the Oban Live talent competition

Major Argyll music concert Oban Live has announced the shortlist of Scottish acts that have made it through to the final stage of its nationwide talent competition.
                                                                     Major Argyll music concert Oban Live has announced the shortlist of Scottish acts that have made it through… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/vote-your-favourite-oban-live-talent-competition/

Scottish Sea Farms and Oban Live team up in nationwide talent hunt

Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live has teamed up with leading salmon grower Scottish Sea Farms to give talented musicians the opportunity to win a stage slot at the rural stadium gig this June.
Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live has teamed up with leading salmon grower Scottish Sea Farms to give talented musicians the opportunity to win a stage slot at… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/scottish-sea-farms-and-oban-live-team-nationwide-talent-hunt/

Festival partner BID4Oban joins search for Oban Live Fringe Partners

BID4Oban and Oban Live are inviting Oban businesses to get involved in the music concert’s Fringe Programme this year, running from Thursday June 6 to Sunday June 9. The Fringe Partners project comes as business improvement district group BID4Oban has…
BID4Oban and Oban Live are inviting Oban businesses to get involved in the music concert’s Fringe Programme this year, running from Thursday June 6 to Sunday June 9.  The Fring… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/festival-partner-bid4oban-joins-search-oban-live-fringe-partners/

Oban Live announces Scottish exclusive in 2019 line-up reveal

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR OBAN LIVE 2019: SKERRYVORE / WE BANJO 3 (Scotland exclusive 2019) / RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS / LUCY SPRAGGAN / ELEPHANT SESSIONS / TALISK / JIGJAM / PLUS MORE TBA
Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event Oban Live will be the only place in Scotland in 2019 to see multi-award winning Irish quartet We Banjo 3. Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Lucy Spr… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/oban-live-announces-scottish-exclusive-2019-line-reveal/

Ticket release date confirmed for Argyll’s biggest party

Early bird tickets for Oban Live 2019, Argyll’s biggest outdoor music concert, are to go on sale on Saturday November 10, the event team has announced today.
Oban Live, started in 2016 by one of Scotland’s finest musical exports Skerryvore, takes place on June 7 and 8 next year at Mossfield Stadium in Oban, Argyll, on the west coast of… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/ticket-release-date-confirmed-argylls-biggest-party/

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Planning on bringing a vehicle on your visit to Oban? Argyll & Bute Council offers long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis. You can choose from more than a dozen council car parks around Oban and Mull. Starting at £30 per week and £60 per month for off street parking, permits can be purchased online here.