The Left-Handed Fiddler is a well-known traditional Scottish tune written by James Scott Skinner, who is an iconic Scottish fiddle player from Banchory. (1843-1927) Skinner rose to fame during his time and left a vast legacy of music with his own compositions and collections that are still played widely to this day. Skinner gave himself [...]

Iron Broo Christmas ceilidh Hi folks, we just released the ticket sales today for our 2019 Christmas Ceilidh party night that will be held at the Beach Ballroom again. Upstairs in the Star Ballroom. We have an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on a limited number of tickets. Please take advantage of this offer while you can. [...]

Fred with Colin Taylor, Lord Dean of Guild. Today I had the pleasure of accompanying Fred Wilkinson, my musical pal of many years, down to the Town House. Where he was then admitted into the Burgesses of Guild of the City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen. The Burgesses of Aberdeen are one of the oldest [...]

We are looking forward to a great ceilidh on Saturday for our Christmas ceilidh at the Beach Ballroom which has now sold out. We have a full band ready for you. We have all been practicing and getting warmed up for this Christmas ceilidh all year.   We can't wait to absorb the atmosphere before taking [...]

I'm excited to announce a new album release today.  Available on CD from or download on the usual platforms.iTunes, CdBaby, Amazon etc.   The album contains 16 tracks of Celtic music and songs. Some of my own original pieces. Please give it a listen and if you like it I hope you will buy the [...]

It’s a hot day. Feels like it’s getting close to 40c…That’s because I am in the south of Italy. In the city known to Italians as the Venice of the South - Lecce. Unfortunately, there’s a shortage of water here though.  Ever since I arrived I can’t stop drinking.  Not any of the good stuff [...]

​Join us this Hogmanay in rural Aberdeenshire for a lovely evening of fine dining and Scottish entertainment washed down with an Iron Broo Ceilidh.Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to a bright 2019 with a great ceilidh from our own band and finish with our disco. We have played our ceilidh’s at the MacDonald Pittodrie House [...]