Inverness Gigs looks at the Rob Ellen curated fringe event which kick off on the 20th of July.

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Described as “the best two weeks to tour the Highlands if your a musician or music fan” the fringe will reaches from Aberdeen to Cumbernauld via Fort William. A diverse range of venues will be used including a light house, a tree house, and of course a Greenhouse.

Four piece, Highland Hot club kick off proceedings in the Nevis Hotel, Fort William with their gypsy jazz styling. The fringe will also include Davy Cowan, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys,Oxbow Lake Band, Viper Central, Texas Tim Scott and Matt Morrow. Full details here.

The fringe will also see the 11th annual charity Bar B Q which will be held at The Greenhouse Dingwall for the first time.The 12 hour event will will see an eclectic range of acts take to the stage. Details here.

For our coverage of Belladrum 2012 please check here.

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A lifelong passion for music matched with a geeky fascination for social media and websites resulted in the creation of Inverness Gigs back in 2010. The aim of the site is to help promote, support and generally raise awareness of the local music scene.In fairness fifteen years of being a psychiatric nurse never prepared me for the experiences that we have had over the last few years and the evolution of Inverness Gigs has certainly been a steep learning curve.I currently write (less and less), edit and co-ordinate most of the Inverness Gigs activities.Occasionally seen on Twitter, and  LinkedIn, if you want get in touch you can contact me direct at chris@igi.gs