Islesteps Accordion and Fiddle Club Get Ready for New Season

The new season of the Islesteps Accordion and Fiddle Club commences on Tuesday September 4th with Carluke based Iain Cathcart and His Scottish Dance Band as the guest artistes.

The Club meets in Locharbriggs Social Club from 7.30pm -11pm each month when everyone is most welcome to attend.

The evening takes form of the usual accordion club scene format with entertainment from local and visiting supporting players, before the guest band entertain at the end of each half.

Islesteps compere and secretary John Caskie will invite players onto the stage in bands, trios, solos etc, then introduce the guest band for the evening.

September guest artistes, Iain Cathcart and his five-piece band are firm favourites on the Scottish dance music scene, and regulars on the BBC radio programme ‘Take the Floor’ Iain will have his ‘trusty’ regular members of his band with him on stage at Islesteps for what is sure to be an ideal start to the new season.

The Islesteps Club meet on the first Tuesday of each month when admission is £3.00 with supporting players being admitted free.

John Caskie added that the Club have arranged a varied line up of guests for the new season featuring some of the favourite bands on the Scottish scene whilst also inviting newcomers to Scottish accordion club audiences, giving all the ideal chance to perform at an accordion club. For further details on Islesteps Accordion and Fiddle club contact secretary John M Caskie MBE 01387 710975 / 07711573071 / [email protected]


2018 / 2019


Guest Artiste List

7.30pm – 11.00pm


September 4th Iain Cathcart SDB


October 2nd – Jim Cleland Band


November 6th – Ian Smith Trio


December 4th Gordon Pattullo & Malcolm Ross


January 8th Alex Ross Trio


February 5th Robert Whitehead SDB


March 5th – Martin Donaldson Band


April 2nd Gary Sutherland SDB



Locharbriggs and District Social Club

   22A Auchencrieff Road South Locharbriggs Dumfries DG1 1XS  



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