Bands/ Musicians

Hom Bru - Shetland band of 25 years standing
http://www.hombru.co.uk/

Horizontal Sunday – Contemporary folk trio combining a subtle blend of musical influences from across the UK
http://www.horizontalsunday.co.uk

Ronan Martin - Highland Fiddler and Musicians' web / art Designer
http://www.ronanmartin.com/

Sarah Naylor – Fine Scottish Fiddler, Winner of Glenfiddich 2005
http://www.fiddlepassion.com/fiddlepassion.com/Home.html

Phil Cunningham - Musician, composer, broadcaster
http://www.philcunningham.com/

Music

Bagpipe Journey Unique collection of reference material for pipers of all levels, including a drone reed identification page
http://www.bagpipejourney.com

Benbecula College - Traditional Music & Gaelic Course Based at the Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides
http://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/about-us/find-us/benbecula-campus

The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen Researching, recording and promoting Scotland's culture
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone/

Feisean nan Gaidheal - community based arts tuition festivals
http://www.feisean.org/

Folk Fax – tunes, lyrics, info dedicated mainly to music with a "Folk(ish)" flavour
http://www.folkfax.net/

Folk and Roots - online guide to the Folk, Roots and Acoustic Scene around the UK, providing information on events, festivals, workshops, venues, reviews and artists
http://www.folkandroots.co.uk/

Highland Music Trust - Highland publishers of interesting old music collections
http://www.heallan.com/

Music Scotland Celtic music CDs, DVDs, sample mp3s, books and sheet music
http://www.musicscotland.com/

Music in Scotland - Dedicated to promoting music and musicians with a Celtic connection to a world-wide audience
http://www.musicinscotland.com/

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Formerly RSAMD) - Traditional Music Course and Graded Exams
http://rcs.ac.uk/jr/jr/Scottish_Music.html

Sabhal Mor Ostaig - Gaelic and music summer courses
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/en/cursaichean/cg/

Scottish Folk Music.com Spotlight on Scottish music sessions, gigs, events, tunes and lyrics
http://www.scottish-folk-music.com/

Scottish Music Centre Scottish music archive and musicians resource centre offering services in publicity, website design, printing, digital scoring and recording
http://www.scottishmusiccentre.com/home/

Scottish Music Information Centre University of Glasgow Music Dept.
http://www.gla.ac.uk/departments/music

Stoneyport Music Agency Based in Edinburgh, Scotland
http://www.stoneyport.co.uk/

Swedish Folk Music - Udda Toner - folk music publisher, workshops, kulning, concerts in Swedish folk music
http://www.uddatoner.com/

TMSA - Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland
http://www.tmsa.org.uk/

Music Magazines

Fiddler Magazine - Quarterly magazine for fiddlers of all levels and styles

http://www.fiddle.com/

Fiddle On UK based and packed full of informative articles, tunes, reviews and features
http://www.fiddleon.co.uk/

fRoots – folk, roots and world music guide
http://www.frootsmag.com

FolkWorld Magazine The online music magazine. News, articles, cd reviews etc. from Europe's folk world music scene
http://www.folkworld.de/

The Living Tradition Magazine - Bi-monthly Folk and Traditional music magazine
http://www.livingtradition.co.uk/

Instrument Makers

Angus Violin Studio - quality violins and other string instruments for sale
http://www.theviolinman.co.uk/

Bodhrans and Bodhran Lessons All you ever wanted to know about this traditional Irish instrument
http://homepage.eircom.net/~cipin/

Clive Morley Harps – family run pedal and lever harp makers, London
http://www.morleyharps.co.uk/

Colin Adamson - Violin, viola and cello maker and repairer, Edinburgh
http://www.adamson-violins.com/

Lochalsh Pipes - Small pipes and Border pipes made to order in the Scottish Highlands
http://www.lochalshpipes.co.uk/

Pilgrim Harps - traditional harp makers
http://www.pilgrimharps.co.uk/

Starfish Designs - Harps - Custom built quality Scottish harps, electric violins, cellos and violas
http://www.starfishdesigns.co.uk/

Steve Burnett Violin Maker – Maker of violins, violas and cellos in the classical Italian tradition, Edinburgh
http://www.burnettviolins.co.uk/

Neil Kristoff Ertz - Violin Maker, Edinburgh
http://www.ertz-violins.com/violins/index.htm

Violin Makers, Scotland - Premiere violin makers in Scotland
http://www.scottishviolins.co.uk/

Caerini Violins, David Sutherland Violin maker, 11, Upper Inverroy, Roy Bridge, PH31 4AQ, Scotland
dave@caerinivinlins.co.uk

Interesting Music Shops

Palm Guitars - specialises in buying, selling, repairing and appraising all rare and unusual instruments
http://www.palmguitars.com/

Vintage and Rare - market place for the world’s finest instruments, connecting local buyers with global dealers & builders
http://vintageandrare.com/

The Violin Shop, Glasgow - Retail, repair, restoration and manufacture of stringed instruments
http://www.theviolinshop-glasgow.co.uk/

Scottish Music Clubs around the World

The Adelaide Scottish Fiddle Club - Club promoting and playing the fiddle music of Scotland in Adelaide, Australia
http://www.adelaidescottishfiddleclub.com.au/

Danish Folk Fiddler Circle - Danish folk music
http://www.spillemandskredsen.dk/

Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers - Club promoting and playing Scottish music in Melbourne, Australia
http://www.melbournescottishfiddlers.com/

Orangeville Fiddle and Step Dance Camp – Contests, events and Traditional Canadian old time fiddle music
http://www.fiddle.on.ca/fiddle/

Record Labels and Recording Studios

Brechin All Records - Sandy Brechin's record label
http://www.brechin-all-records.com/

Caber Records - Producer of bagpipe and traditional Scottish music for MP3 download
http://www.caber-records.com/

Greentrax Recordings - Scottish Music Recordings
http://www.greentrax.com/

Heriot Toun Studio – rehearsal, workshop and recording studio in the Scottish Borders
http://www.heriot-toun.co.uk/

Old Laundry Productions – recording and music production studio in Glenfinnan, Highland
http://oldlaundryproductions.com/

Watercolour Music – recording studio covering a wide spectrum - Pop and Rock, Americana, Jazz, Country, Spiritual, Classical, Traditional and Medieval, based in Ardgour, Scotland
http://www.watercolourmusic.co.uk/Home.aspx

Gaelic

An Comunn Gaidhealach America - The American Scottish Gaelic Society
http://www.acgamerica.org/

Beag air Bheag – BBC Alba Gaelic for absolute beginners
http://www.bbc.co.uk/alba/foghlam/beag_air_bheag/

Comunn Luchd Ionnsachaidh - Resources and information for Gaelic learners m
http://www.cli.org.uk/

Comunn na Gàidhlig - Scottish Gaelic Organisation
http://www.cnag.org.uk/

Lews Castle College - Scotland's newest and most exciting higher education institute
http://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig - Gaelic college based on Skye

http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/

Ùlpan – A fresh way of learning Gaelic
http://www.ulpan.co.uk

Scotland

Am Baile - Fascinating collection of historical and cultural material in English and Gaelic
http://www.ambaile.org.uk/

Caledonian MacBrayne - Scottish Ferry Service
http://www.calmac.co.uk/

School of Scottish Studies – extensive resource archive of Scottish culture
http://www.pearl.arts.ed.ac.uk/

Scots Heritage Magazine - unique and authentic articles on Scotland’s rich history and its vibrant past
http://www.usscots.com/

Scots Magazine – a magazine that captures the essence of Scotland with an attractive blend of interesting and in-depth articles in culture, history, events, etc.
http://www.scotsmagazine.com/

Scottish Radiance - Scottish music and other information relating to Scotland
http://www.scottishradiance.com/

Scottish Roots - ancestral research service
http://www.scottishroots.com/

Scottish Tartans Authority - A Scottish based organisation dedicated to promoting the knowledge of Scottish Tartans
http://www.tartansauthority.com/

Stravaiging around Scotland - Online guide to Scotland, includes history, culture, music, places to stay
http://www.stravaiging.com/

Visit Scotland - Scottish tourist board information
http://www.visitscotland.com/

Walkabout Scotland - Walking holidays, hiking tours and Scottish music festival holidays in the Highlands of Scotland
http://www.walkaboutscotland.com/

Highland

Highlands of Scotland – Accommodation, information centres, tours
http://www.highlandsofscotland.net/

North Highlands – Attractions, nature reserves, heritage and history
http://northhighlandsscotland.com

Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk

Walk Highlands – Information on the best walks around the Highlands
http://www.visithighlands.com/

Isle of Skye

Aros Heritage Centre - The best of Scottish culture and heritage - books, CDs, & Exclusive products
http://www.aros.co.uk/

Clan Donald Skye – 20,000 acre estate in South Skye with museum, castle, gardens
http://www.clandonald.com/

Feis an Eilein - South Skye Music Festival and concerts throughout the year
http://www.feisaneilein.com

Skye the Island and Lochalsh – Official site for Skye; heritage, culture, events, businesses, tours
http://www.skye.co.uk/

Ronan Martin Design - Musicians' web / art Designer
http://www.ronanmartin.com/

Skye Music Shop – specialists in Scottish traditional music books, CDs, instruments, accessories and tuition on Skye
http://www.skyemusicshop.com/

ScotlandsMusic holiday cottage on Skye. Why not come and stay with us on our croft (smallholding) for your visit to Skye?
http://www.cottageinskye.com