Dave Arcari: Whisky in my Blood
Sep24

Dave Arcari: Whisky in my Blood

BUCHANAN-based touring musician/songwriter is a regular performer at Buchanan Memorial Hall and appears at Balmaha’s Braw Weekend next Saturday night (3 October). Normally a solo performer, he’s joined on his most recent album by bass player Juuso Haapasalo and drummer Honey Aaltonen collectively known as the ‘Helsinki Hellraisers” for the project. Recorded in Finland, mixed in Glasgow and mastered in Chicago,...

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Braw Weekend scheduled for October
Jul24

Braw Weekend scheduled for October

A FANTASTIC festival weekend of  food, drink, music, live music and family entertainment in Balmaha is scheduled for the first weekend of October. An evolution of 2013’s successful food and drink festival, Balmaha’s Braw Weekend will take place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October in a large field behind the Oak Tree Inn. “We see this weekend as an incredible opportunity to bring together some leading names in food and...

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Balmaha: the perfect dram?
Jun29

Balmaha: the perfect dram?

  WHISKY fans will have to visit Balmaha fast if they want to score a bottle of limited edition single malt bearing the village’s name. And even if they can’t stretch to the £105 price tag of their own bottle from the village shop, they can still enjoy a dram of the exquisite whisky at the Oak Tree Inn. Limited to a single cask – just 270 bottles – the cask-strength malt has been selected for bottling by Oak Tree Inn...

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