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The Bothy Ballads Champion of Champions
February 11th @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Champion of Champions Bothy Ballads competition is returning to Elgin Town Hall once again on February 11th 2023 at 7pm.
The event is sponsored by The Macallan for the 40th year, and the evening will be hosted by Gary Coull.
As well as enjoying champion Balladeers from the various area heats, the programme includes well know guest artists Bryan Gear on fiddle and Martin Henderson on keyboard, coming all the way from Shetland to join us.
The Bothy Ballads judges in 2023 will be Arthur Watson and Danny Couper.
As always, half time stovies and a dram of The Macallan (or glass of milk) will be served and is included in the ticket price.
What are bothy ballads? Traditional doric songs sung by north-east farmworkers to while away the evenings. Read more at the Centre for the Scots Leid.