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MOJO Fest announces 2019 line-up

Ardfern's original music festival announces 2019 line-up featuring The Twisted Melons, Ardfunk and more!
MOJO are Dee-Lite(d) to announce the official line-up for MOJO 2019! Stay tuned for updates, and visit  https://www.facebook.com/pg/MOJOArgyll/events/?ref=page_internal for mor… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/mojo-fest-announces-2019-line/

Markie Dans Music Festival Heats Up Summer

Get in the groove at Markie Dans Music Festival this weekend.
Markie Dans Music Festival heats up Oban this weekend, June 28-30 with hot acts such as Crooked Reel, Chunks and Ceol an Aire. They are open until 2am each night and everyone is w… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/markie-dans-music-festival-heats-summer/

Fall for Scottish Gin at the Ginfall Festival

Scotland’s most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to the Corran Halls in Oban on Saturday 13th July.
Scotland’s most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to the wonderful Corran Halls in Oban on Saturday 13th July, 2019. With the perfect mix of Gins, Live Music, Food and Coc… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/fall-scottish-gin-ginfall-festival/

Oban Gearing up for Thousands Expected at Music Festival

Oban is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors next week to Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event, Oban Live.
Oban is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors this weekend to Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event, Oban Live.    Taking place at Oban’s famous shinty grounds Mos… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/oban-gearing-thousands-expected-music-festival/

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/

Oban Distillery and Oban Live team up for dram good VIP offer

Oban Distillery will sponsor the VIP area at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live this June, the event has announced.
Oban Distillery will sponsor the VIP area at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live this June, the event has announced.  Described by the event as an “exciting a… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/oban-distillery-and-oban-live-team-dram-good-vip-offer/

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/

Dunollie Makes Christmas

Celebrate the season as Dunollie Castle, Museum and Grounds is transformed into a Christmas wonderland!
Pack up the whole family and come along for the 4th annual Dunollie Makes Christmas event on Sunday 18 November from 1pm-4pm.  As part of the Oban Winter Festival Dunollie … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/dunollie-makes-christmas/

Here comes Santa Claus...

Santa will ride into Oban in the Reindeer Parade on Saturday 17 November to kick off the 8th annual Winter Festival and switch on the lights.
The award winning Oban Winter Festival 2018 kicks off on Saturday 17 November, with the Christmas Lights ‘Switch On’ at 6pm in Station Square. Join Santa as he rides to Station Sq… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/here-comes-santa-claus/

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/

Winter is Coming...the Oban Winter Festival That Is!

It may be summer, but the Oban Winter Festival 2018 team is already hard at work putting together a jam packed schedule of events with the theme "Shape the Future" in celebation of the Year of Young People.
Oban Winter Festival 2018 kicks off 16 November and runs through the 25th!  Back in 2011, a small group of locals decided that the start of winter was no time to hibernate indo… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/winter-coming-oban-winter-festival/

Celebrating a Classic Composer’s Tribute to Scottish Folklore

Concert event celebrates Mendelssohn's love of the land and seascapes of Scotland's west coast.
This Friday, 7 July, the Oban Music Society presents “Mendelssohn On Mull” at St John’s Cathedral as part of a festival celebrating the visit of the composer to Mull and Staffa in… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/celebrating-classic-composers-tribute-scottish-folklore/

Film Showcases Stunning Journeys to OBANLIVE

Argyll’s biggest open-air live music event has launched a brand new marketing campaign to raise the profile of itself and Oban with the support of VisitScotland.
OBANLIVE, taking place on 8th and 9th June this year, has launched two new films targeting people out with Argyll, as well as maritime visitors, following an award of £11,250 from… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/film-showcases-stunning-journeys-obanlive/

Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival Celebrates 35 Years

The Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival will have the whole town singing and dancing May 4-6 as performers from all over Scotland descend on Oban.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/highlands-and-islands-music-and-dance-festival-celebrates-35-years/

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Ardfern's original music festival announces 2019 line-up featuring The Twisted Melons, Ardfunk and more!
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Jun
27
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Get in the groove at Markie Dans Music Festival this weekend.
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26
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Hebridean Air Services Ltd commences their 30 minute scenic flights from Oban Airport every Wednesday and Thursday morning, starting 26 June to 26 September.
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Scotland’s most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to the Corran Halls in Oban on Saturday 13th July.
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National Picnic Week
Whether you’re looking for a dreamy setting to enjoy an al fresco supper for two or a wild and wondrous spot to work up the family’s appetite, Oban has all the ingredients for a successful picnic.
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marine tourism
2019 will make the 72nd year the event has been running and plans to be a wonderful week both on the water and ashore.
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Every summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia’s Royal Racing Yacht Bloodhound sets off from Edinburgh and sails via the Caledonian Canal to Oban – the gateway to the finest coastal scenery in Scotland.
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Oban is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors next week to Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event, Oban Live.
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Argyll & Bute Council is offering long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis.
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May
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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.
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May
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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.
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May
09
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At Kings Knoll Hotel, old world charm meets contemporary style, and while this historic converted manse has served Oban’s visitors for 60 years, it has been transformed into a modern and comfortable accommodation that oozes both character and convenience.
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Edinburgh rock band DMS and Argyll Cèilidh Trail have won a slot at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live.
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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.
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09
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Oban Distillery will sponsor the VIP area at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live this June, the event has announced.
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