Organisers of the Hebridean Celtic Festival hailed this year’s event a “resounding
Against a background of some music festivals in Scotland being discontinued, HebCelt
is going from strength to strength, with this year’s event confirmed as one of the
most successful in its history.
The Waterboys, Imelda May, Dougie MacLean and Lucy Spraggan headlined the event which
featured more than 40 acts and over 70 hours of performances in the main arena, in
Stornoway town centre and in sell-out community shows in Lewis and Harris.
It reached nearly 16,000 attendances over its four-day run.