Enjoy this year’s Oban International Shanty Festival from the comfort of your home

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This year’s Oban International Shanty Festival can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

The night of rip-roaring songs and music of the sea, which takes place on Saturday June 5, will feature a host of musicians from France, Italy, the Netherlands, England, and Scotland.

Artists attending this year’s online festival include: The Keelers | Les Brouilliers d’Ecoutes | Monkey’s Fist, Muldoon’s Picnic | The Silver Darlings | Key O’Sea | Hans Weehuizen | C*A*S*K | LocTup Together | Russ Claire | Alan Jones | and Oban’s very own scratch choir.

In addition to the concert in the evening, which will begin at 7.15pm, there will also be a series of free workshops in the afternoon. They will take place at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm and slots must be booked in advance.

To find out more, or to book your place, visit

You can view last year’s online festival below.


Written by: David McPhee

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