Enjoy free music inspired by the tales and travels of the Lewis Chessmen.
Monday 9 – Sunday 29 August
The National Museum of Scotland joins forces once again with Live Music Now Scotland to liven up your lunchtime.
Sit back and enjoy the music of some of Scotland's most talented musicians – for free!
Drawing on the Lewis Chessmen for inspiration, our programme stretches from Norway to the shores of Lewis. From fiddles and flutes to ballads and brass, why not join us everyday during the festival for an uplifting lunchtime?
Each concert takes place at 12:45 and lasts 45 minutes, with the exception of the Fringe Finale, which takes place at 14:00 and lasts for 90 minutes.
There are no fewer than eighteen Live Music Now ensembles performing at the festival. The artists taking part are:
Jennifer Port – clarsach & voice
Flutes en Route – flute quartet
Michael Haywood & Laura Grime – traditional duo
Jemma Brown & Maryam Sherhan – voice & piano
Ailie Robertson – clarsach
Amici Winds – wind quintet
Emma Versteeg & Fiona Macleod – soprano & piano
Skerryvore – traditional 6-piece band
Anna Massie & Mairearad Green – traditional duo
Gary Innes – accordion
Garry Innes & Ewan Roberston – accordion & guitar/vocals
Alba Brass – brass quintet
Oksana Mavrodii & Silviya Mihaylova – soprano & piano
Pure Brass – brass quintet
Duende! – flute & guitar
Hoot – flute & harp
Calum Stewart & Heiki Bourgault – traditional duo
Sax Ecosse – saxophone quartet
For further details of the dates of each performance and planned programmes, please follow the link below to the National Museum of Scotland's Fringe Music page:
You can also follow the NMS Fringe Music programme on Twitter at:
We hope you can join Live Music Now at the Fringe Festival and support our musicians by spending your August lunchtimes listening to them play at the National Museum of Scotland.
Enjoy a Summer music!