Holiday Hotels In Scotland With Live Scottish Music
f you are planning a meals to three course spreads of
holiday in Scotland then Scottish, European and dishes
most likely at one point from around the world. It is also
you will want to see and hear often possible to book your meal
some real Scottish music. Around time in advance at the venue,
Scotland there are many hotels ensuring your seat at the same
who put on live music, the hard time for the nights
bit is finding them sometimes. entertainment.
Often you can stay in areas of Most acts are from solo to trio's
Scotland that have live music but although occassionaly you may
not on the night you are there. find bigger bands performing in
local theatres and halls.
The local tourist offices do have
some information on what is on, Performance time is usually
unfortunately by the time you get around 9pm start and this is
to Scotland unless you are worth noting because in Scotland
booking your accommodation as you evening meals are eaten between
find it, then your chance of 5pm and 8pm.
success is limited.
Many visitors to Scotland come
In Scotland it is not normal to from cultures that do not eat
have to pay an entry fee for bar evening meals until around 9pm
and hotel music so all you have and unfortunately most bars do
to do is check the starting time not serve food after 8 to 9pm.
and get their at least thirty
minutes before staring time to be Restaurants will still be open
sure of a seat. but not in hotels so you will
have to eat away from the
Most bars and hotels also do bar entertainment. Scottish
restaurants do not normally have you may find some midweek
live entertainment. concerts. It is also possible for
the visitor with a car to move
One word of note if you are around Scotland and get free
sitting in a bar listening to the music every night.
free music, it is not looked upon
favourably if you do not purchase It is also expected for the
something to drink. The music is audience to participate in the
free in the hope that sales at evening by singing along,
the bar will cover the cost of clapping hands and stamping feet
the band. It does not have to be in time with the music. Also
alcohol that is purchased, soft welcome is requests for the band
drinks, tea and coffee all make to sing Scottish songs you like,
the bar profit even mineral the bands will want to play your
water. request if they can because they
know they have a happy customer.
The music on the night can be
suitable for sitting listening to
as you relax after your day of One type of request not to ask
travel. Take note however if you for is songs from the pop world
see the word ceilidh on the etc, to ask this from Scottish
poster advertising the music traditional performers will
night because this usually means possibly result in you becoming
energetic and happy dancing to an unintentional tool for the
Scottish Dance music, a great fun nights entertainment.
In the last fifteen or twenty
Most music nights you will find minutes before closing you will
will be on Thursday to Sunday often hear the cry from the bar
although with careful planning staff Last orders, this is your
last time to order a drink before a drink, if you accept it is
closing. If a shout is not heard custom to buy them one back next
you may hear a bell tolling or round. Be careful the locals are
some other weird noise that used to drinking the local beers
culminates in everyone making a and spirits faster than you will
last mad rush for the bar, that be, better not to get into rounds
will be your signal. as you will most likely be
feeling very bad the next
When you are planning your music morning.
stops it can be useful to check
out the price of staying in the Bearing all this in mind if you
hotel the music is on. There are feel you are ready to start
good reasons for this the first planning your Scottish Holiday go
one being if you have too much to ahead and enjoy with the added
drink, you only have to make your benefit of knowing that in the
way to your room. On the other morning you are going to wake up
hand if you are still feeling to see some of the most beautiful
lively sometimes you may find countryside in the world.
your self in the middle of what
is called a -lock in- and that's You can start your planning at my
when the doors are locked after web site Travel Hotels Scotland
closing time, the curtains are and after that you will know how
closed and the night goes on in to organise the rest of your
If you are in a bar in Scotland Happy holidays.
and get into the company of
others and they offer to buy you Bob Ferguson
About the Author:
Bob ferguson is the lead vocalist and singer/songwriter of Celtic bands beggars Row and Celtic Horizon.He has toured Scotland and Europe and writes this article for visitors coming to Scotland and looking for bars and hotels that have live celtic music. http://travelhotelsscotland.tripod.com