Entertainment has been promised for almost every street corner in Aberdeen as scores of world-class fiddlers prepare to descend upon the north-east.
A concert series on Speyside devised to showcase traditional music from across Scotland has unveiled its biggest ever line-up.
Traditional musicians from across Scotland and beyond will be arriving in Speyside on a regular basis throughout the year.
Venues in a Moray town were packed across the weekend as fans of traditional Scottish music got into the festival spirit.
Leading Britpop singers from the 1990s will headline a music festival in Keith this summer.
The largest traditional music event in Moray will have a country flavour for the first time this year.
A youth band has lined up a weekend extravaganza next month to celebrate a quarter of a century entertaining audiences with infectious music.
An intriguing exhibition is to be unveiled in Moray celebrating a well-known music promoter, top musicians and an iconic venue that played host to The Beatles.
This year's Speyfest is just 100 days away and the Ceol Oirghialla ensemble of Celtic musicians have been confirmed as the latest act for the largest traditional event in Moray.