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


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!

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.

Kate Young in the Longhouse

Langwhan (the Celtic Longhouse)

Acoustic sessions by day and night in our traditional turf-roofed longhouse.

Other venues include

Fraoch Cabaret Bar

The Fraoch Cabaret Stage

For your delectation on the opening evening and throughout the weekend 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.

Acoustic Village

The Acoustic Village

Strictly unplugged sessions all weekend. Open to all.

Workshops, theatre, art and more

We have comedy, art, science, visuals, fire, theatre, storytelling and dance happening across the site thoughout the weekend.


Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2018 festival site map

Line-up may be subject to change