Embrace Scottish Traditional Music in Grantown-on-Spey

When locals and visitors see the stunning Scottish landscapes of the Highlands, it conjures up other associated images including castles, clans and the faraway sounds of traditional music. Our town Grantown-on-Spey is steeped in rich history and cultural heritage. One of the town’s most cherished treasures is its tradition of Scottish traditional music. Our Scottish trad music holds such significance for the locals, weaving a tapestry of community, culture, and celebration.

For centuries, our music has echoed through the glens and valleys of the Highlands, and in Grantown-on-Spey, this musical legacy is a living breathing tradition that continues to thrive. The Ben Mhor Hotel is fast becoming known as a great venue for musicians to pop in and play impromptu sessions, and everyone is welcome to join in. We also strive to bring you superior quality performances throughout the year as we continue to plan for a wide variety of talented acts to perform in our bar.

Our musical gatherings are authentic and allow for hotel residents and locals to gather and enjoy the universal language of music, and often we see new friendships are fostered during these events.

If you are new to Scottish Traditional music, enjoy the sense of celebration that it brings to our lives and make sure to ask at time of booking if there are any upcoming events planned during your stay. You’ll be unable to resist the toe tapping and soul-searching haunting ballads that nod beautifully to our past and ancestors.

Scottish traditional music in Grantown-on-Spey is anything but slate or old school. Our local musicians breathe new life into age-old tunes, introducing them to a new audience, and thus keeping the traditional alive and ready to pass to future generations.

So, the next time you find yourself in Grantown-on-Spey, be sure to pop into the Ben Mhor Hotel Bar, you just may fall under the spell of our Scottish traditional music and never want to leave.



The Fiddlers of Strathspey