Thursday Night: The Fraoch Cabaret Stage

Fraoch Bar stage

For your delectation on the opening evening we have live music and DJs on the Fraoch Cabaret Stage in the Fraoch Bar tent.

Get involved! Open mic (register at the stage) with live music every night throughout the weekend until late.

Shooglenifty on the Bo-Airigh stage

The Bo-airigh Stage

Named after the ‘cattle people’ of ancient Gaeldom and celebrating our ancestry, our open-air stage features a host of hand-selected performers whose music travels across the continents and back to Alba.

Mezzanine Allstars on the Shieling stage

The Sheiling World Stage

With its own bar serving the infamous ‘Knocktails’ this covered ‘summerhouse’ venue, the home of the actual ceilidh, features top live acts throughout the day and live dance acts to play us out till the early hours.

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2018 - Samedia Shebeen

The Taigh Tent

During the day hosting Tibetan singing to Scottish spoken word, tribal belly dance and all kinds of acts in-between, at night home to the Samedia Shebeen. Dip your head and see something unexpected or be immersed in a soundtrack that spans music from the tropical regions, both ancient and futuristic…

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh - Maddie's Mash Tree

Maddie’s Mash Tree

Featuring some of the best DJs and club nights from around Scotland and beyond, and providing a platform for fantastic local and upcoming beat-makers, alongside more established names. The always Bouncing, Whopping and Hopping ‘Maddie’s Mash Tree’!

Headset disco in the Tallyn Tent

The Tallyn Marquee

Workshops and performances of a more reflective nature throughout the day and the Headset Disco by night.

Workshops, theatre, art and more

Comedy, art, science, visuals, fire, theatre, storytelling and dance.

Knockengorroch - bellydancing

Other venues include


Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2018 festival site map

Line-up may be subject to change