Don't miss imminent concerts!
We've got two special 'trio' gigs coming up! one in Scotland and one in England! the first is on Saturday 2nd June at the beautiful Lennoxlove House as part of the Haddington Festival (Tickets Tel: 0131 665 2240) with the very Ross Aisnlie and Pete Garnett.
The second is in the lovely town of Settle in North Yorkshire (Tel 01729 825718!) with Pete Garnett and Greg Lawson. Dougie is fortunate to have such wonderful friends who are extremely talented musicians to share these performances with!! Book tickets now.
Enjoy the wealth on Butterstone.tv...next Live Stream Thurs May 30th!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new and improved ButterstoneTV website. One of the most exciting new features on the site is the provision of an iPhone and iPad friendly live video broadcast.
The Live Stream from 30th April is available On Demand along with previous broadcasts, lots of festival concerts, Dougie guitar tutorials and archive film. Join our global family!! Subscribe for a month to check it out!! Go to www.butterstone.tv
BBC Folk Awards 2013 - A Lifetime Achievement Award for Dougie!!
Dougie was thrilled to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at this prestigious event! His award was presented to him by the First Minister Alex Salmond. He sang "Caledonia" with a host of stars from the UK and international folk scene as the finale son. CLICK HERE to view and hear!!
Perthshire Amber Festival News
Our Perthshire Amber Festival 2012 was a total success. CLICK HERE to read Jenny MacLean's appraisal of the wonderful 10-day event. CLICK HERE to view Rob McDougall's great photos of all the concerts and activities. Here are the future festival dates. Tickets for our 2013 festival go on sale at 4pm (UK time) on Tuesday 14th May. The programme will be available to view online at www.perthshireamber.com from May 8th 2013.
Friday 25th October- Sunday 3rd November 2013
Friday 24th October - Sunday 2nd November 2014
Tour in England & Wales ...the Story and Photos!!
Dougie really enjoyed his concerts in great venues in Runcorn, Southwell, Bridlington Spa, Worcester and Milton Keynes in England as well as Trelawnyd in North Wales...despite the weather! For photos of the tour CLICK HERE.
Dougie Oz Tour and photos 2012!
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Caledonia does it again!!
Dougie MacLean OBE!
Here's some photos of a special day...CLICK HERE
Also watch BBC news coverage of the investiture...CLICK HERE
Thistle & Shamrock on NPR features Dougie!
25/02/2011. Hear of the life and times of Scottish singer-songwriter Dougie MacLean who joins Fiona Ritchie to chat and share some of his back catalog.
This program originally aired the week of Feb. 10. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN AGAIN
Dougie DVD Out Now!
We are excited to announce that the new DVD "Dougie MacLean Songmaker" is now available via Dougie's online store or by phone from +44 (0)1350 724281. Just for one month (til 19th July) you can request that your copy be dedicated and signed by Dougie. Tracks include: Feel so Near, Broken Wings, Talking with my Father, Caledonia, Ready for the Storm, Rescue Me, Marching Mystery, Holding Back and This Love Will Carry as well as the previously unreleased song Some Hearts. There are also Bonus "music videos" of Not Look Down and Following Another Time.
Dougie wins 2009 Tartan Clef Award for "Caledonia"
Last year Dougie scooped the 2008 Folk Roots Trad Award at the prestigious Scottish music awards event. Read about this years wonderful award.
Dougie's performance of Caledonia at the Scottish Royal Variety Performance!
Just click here and if you are in the UK you can tune in to hi-lights of the performance on Thursday 8th October (screened on STV on Sunday 11th Oct). Dougie is half-way through Part 2!
"Caledonia" the whisky is bottled and on sale!
On Thursday 24th June the first bottling from the Inaugural Cask of the Edradour 1977 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky called Dougie MacLean's "Caledonia" happened at Scotland's smallest distillery near Pitlochry. Even before it's official launch the whisky has been in demand. Read More...
Dougie performs Caledonia at Hampden!
For fuller story Click here
Dougie Appears in "The Broons"!!
To see the full story and cartoon click here.