Cèilidh Trail

Discover what life is like as a touring traditional musician, performing a variety of concerts across 2 weeks this summer.

If you are aged 16-25 and interested in a paid summer position for 2020, apply today.

Auditions will take place on Sunday 1st March 2020.

Our Ceilidh Trail scheme gives young musicians and singers aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to take part in a professional summer tour. With support from a team of musicians and specialist tutors, participants are given a unique opportunity to develop core skills required for a career in the creative industries and in music in particular.

What to Expect

As part of our ceilidh trail project, participants will learn important skills including:

  • Learn to use a PA system and do your own sound at gigs
  • Learn to play for ceilidh dancing and how to call the dances
  • Develop your stage presentation skills
  • Develop your Gaelic language skills and learn to introduce your sets bilingually
  • Be paid a competitive weekly wage and have all reasonable expenses reimbursed.

Applications are now closed for 2020