Happy Friday and happy official start to British summer time! Arbikie is in for another fabulous summer and our team are currently getting organised for our exclusive Edinburgh Fringe Festival venue, The A Club. We're delighted to be back for the Edinburgh Fringe 2019 with an array of great music and fab Arbikie cocktails. We're delighted to welcome back many familiar faces such as ABBA, David Bowie, George Michael as well as some newbies including Stone Roses and Grease/Dirty Dancing tribute, along with our usual fun Arbikie Gin and Whisky Tastings! Scroll to see some acts to look out for at The A Club this August as we begin our 6 week countdown!
The Sandy Brechin Band
The Sandy Brechin Band will be kicking off our very first night at The A Club. Sandy, the wild man of Scottish accordion is back with his tip-top tunes, frighteningly fast fingering and hilarious hi-jinks and humour, accompanied by his groovin’ five-piece band. Sandy is one of Scotland’s best-known accordion players, tutors and composers, and has performed all around the world.
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Arbikie Gin Masterclass
Learn about our field-to-bottle story and spirits through a fun and interesting gin tasting with our Brand Ambassador Team who will take you through Arbikie's journey as well as our unique and traditional distilling techniques. Arbikie Distillery has been awarded both World’s Best Martini 2018’ champion and was also named the very first ‘Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year’, a significant award when over 70% of UK Gin is distilled in Scotland.
See dates for all tastings here
Grease vs Dirty Dancing Tribute
We are delighted to welcome The Grease/ Dirty Dancing Tribute Act to The A Club stage for the first time this year! Join us for an evening of singing and dancing to TWO unbelievably brilliant and popular tribute acts that unite. Have 'The time of your Life' with 'The one that you want' at the A Club this August.
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Resurrection Stone Roses
Resurrection Stone Roses is another new band to The A Club 2019. The band first formed in 1998 in Glasgow & have toured the length & breadth of the UK & Ireland performing to hundreds of thousands of Stone Roses fans. Touring with Mani from The Stone Roses for 3yrs, they performed with him live onstage at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. Regarded as the only Stone Roses tribute worth hearing, they have perfected the Stone Roses sound so well that Mani of the Stone Roses said “ They sound better than we did before we split” and “They’re still the best tribute to the Stone Roses around!”
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Whisky Tastings with Blair Bowman and Charles MacLean
Mr Blair Bowman regularly hosts whisky training sessions and multi-sensory whisky tasting experiences around the world. In addition he writes professionally about whisky as well as sitting on judging panels at whisky competitions and tasting panels. As a consultant to the whisky industry on a wide variety of matters he is passionate about introducing the world to whisky. Learn everything about whisky and receive an exclusive tasting of Arbikie Highland Rye.
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A Whisky Masterclass with the legendary, Charles MacLean. One of Scotland’s leading whisky experts, he has been researching and writing about whisky for over 35 years. A unique opportunity to learn from a whisky legend and to taste a selection of whiskies from across Scotland as well as Arbikie Highland Rye Scotch Whisky.