XpoNorth have confirmed that the festival will return for 2018.

For 2018 the dates have pushed back to the last week of June but will retain it’s midweek spot on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June.

The two day conference / showcase brings together broadcast, gaming, design, fashion, textiles, writing, publishing, technology and music to Inverness. Similar to previous years, the event are looking for over 60 of the best new bands from throughout the Highlands and Islands to showcase their talents at the event.

Musical highlights of 2017 included Emme Woods, 100 Fables, Fat Goth and the event closers Blood Lines. Applications to play the music showcase open on the 26th of January, 2018, and we expect applications to hit record levels.

The event is free to attend, and delegate registration will open on Friday 26th January 2018 from the XpoNorth website.

Check out our XpoNorth coverage from previous years below;

XpoNorth 2017