Looking for a gig?

If your keen in playing the area, here’s a list of venues and email addresses.Please check the venue out before sending off an email so we’ve included the direct link to the venue.

Botanic House

Relatively new to the scene, but strong supporters of the music scene particularly post Covid. Live music is provided every weekend covering a wide range of genres, with forthcoming higher profile gigs including the Red Hot Chilli Pipers and Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5

Contact via the Botanic House Facebook page

The Tooth & Claw

With it’s central position in town the pub has been building it’s roster of live music, following a recent relaunch. Following PRS funding the venue was revamped  and now boasts a wide range of bookings.

You can contact the venue vie thier Facebook page.

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Prides at Mad Hatters in November 2013

Hootananny (and Mad Hatters )

Hootananny recently celebrated it’s tenth year  and has three very different venue. The main floor (referred to as Hootananny) known most commonly to host Scottish and traditional music (although this occasionally changes), the first floor (Mad Hatters) tends to host new , emerging and/or local music and the second floor (The Bothy)  which is a much smaller room most commonly used for acoustic sets and comedy.

Check out the Hootananny website and you can contact them via music@hootananny.co.uk.


One of the biggest music venues in the Highlands, it has played host to an impressive array of acts from Kasabian to Biffy Clyro via Fatboy Slim. However the Ironworks has a great deal of flexibility that means it can host a variety of events and sizes of audiences.

Check out the Ironworks website and you can contact them via office@ironworksvenue.com .

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The Whiskys at The Green House in April 2013

Velocity Cafe

A small intimate venue that occasional plays host to acoustic sessions as well as Dougie Burns hosted evenings.

Check out the Velocity website and you can contact them via  susan@velocitylove.co.uk.

Inverness Gigs have good relationships with all of the venues so please tell them how you found out about their venue and if you do get a gig please tell us about it and we will do our best to promote the event.

If you are not on the list and want to be included (we are getting loads of emails from various calibre acts each week) please email us at Invernessgigs@gmail.com. We’ll get it sorted.