By Gabbi Armstrong
Communications Project Manager for the North Coast 500
Published: 16th November 2018

Inverness: Music, Arts and Entertainment

Ironworks: Live Music Venue


Saturday 1 // Chimes International Present Abbamania: 2018 Christmas Party
Europe’s leading ABBA Tribute, ABBAMANIA, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

Sunday 2 // Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave
+ Joy DJs (Ally Ridgers & Ryz Maclean)
Award winning family rave established 2013. By Families. For families.

Friday 7 December // Skerryvore
Skerryvore continue their relentless worldwide touring, taking time out to release ‘EVO,’ their latest, widely acclaimed CD.

Saturday 8 December // Beyond Presents Lewis Capaldi
+ Nina Nesbitt
With his first UK headline tour completely sold out and his world tour just started, Lewis Capaldi returns to Inverness in December.

Friday 14 // Good Times Roll present The Dolly Parton Story
The show features the fantastic lead vocals of Andrea Pattison, who can closely mimic Dolly’s unmistakable sound and phrasing, as well as her renowned onstage wit and charm. On this special night, she’ll be joined on stage by the UK’s top Kenny Rogers impersonator Peter White.

Saturday 15 // Mark Knight
+ Ally Ridgers
+ Lewis Bates
DJ, producer, label owner and businessman: Mark Knight has proven a rare and wonderful breed of musical heavyweight.

Sunday 16 // Regular Music presents Hipsway: The Smoke and Dreams Tour
+ Stephanie Cheape
Hipsway’s long awaited new album “Smoke & Dreams” has been released November 2018 and will be supported by a full Scottish tour in December 2018.

Thursday 27 // Red Hot Chilli Pipers
From a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with The Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014, the past ten years has seen The Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet – ever!

Monday 31 // Hogmanay Bash with Rhythmnreel
+ Davy & Sam Cowan
Monday 31 December will see the venue open their doors for the Highland’s biggest indoor party! For the 5th year running, the Ironworks is thrilled that Rhythmnreel will be on stage to take in the bells for 2019.


Friday 25 // DF Concerts present Enter Shikari
British alternative rock band whose eclectic musical style combines influences from rock, especially punk rock and hardcore punk, with those from various electronic music genres, and they are considered key pioneers of electronicore.

The Muir Hub (outside Inverness)

Cafe Sessions, Muir of Ord (all year round)

Join the Muir Hub for a relaxed cafe session. Come along and listen to some acoustic Scottish music being played in a relaxed environment. These acoustic music sessions are open to anyone so come along with your instrument, voice or just come along and enjoy the great tunes.A great way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Upcoming dates can be found here:

Friday 30th November// Edie Film Showing

Muir Movies presents this modern Scottish movie filmed in the Highlands to coincide with St Andrews Day. At 83 Edie packs her rucksack and sets out to climb Suilven, proving you are never too old for adventures.

Doors open 7pm, film begins 7.30pm.

Friday 11th of January// The Teuchter’s Comedy Club

Get your year of to a flying start and kick those January blues with a night of laughter and hilarity with The Teuchter’s Comedy Club at the Muir Hub! Bring your own bottle!7.30pm

Friday 25th of January//Muir Movies Presents: Little Miss Sunshine

A family determined to get their young daughter to the finals of a beauty pagent, take a cross country trip in the VW bus at the Muir Hub.. This is a delightful comedy to chase away the January blues. Tickets £6.50 available via Eventbrite. 7.30pm

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