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Bobby promotes live music in his local in Howwood.

“Hey Elvis – yes I can definitely recommend The Boarding House – Bobby runs a tight ship and looks after his guests regally…” 

Tom Robinson tweet to Elvis Costello

Image by Scott Webb

The Boarding House has become an established venue for the best of Scottish talent and some big names in the music industry.

In its current form the venue has a very intimate space for musicians and artists to perform in a very appreciative environment. We focus on ensuring the artists and customers have the best opportunity to perform and experience live music in a very relaxed setting with the best sound quality available. We pride ourselves in making it the best possible experience for all involved

A intimate venue where we “let the music do the talking”.

Image by Scott Webb

Gigs return to The Boarding House venue in Howwood

“Elvis Costello responded to my tweet hoping that I could “… tell the difference by the end of the night!...” and that he was “Honoured you are putting us on your dance card.”

Artists that have featured at our venue.

Tom Robinson, Martin Stephenson, Glenn Tilbrook, Blue Rose Code, Karine Polwart, Roddy Hart, Findlay Napier, Jake Morley, Rab Noakes, Jill Jackson, Dean Owens, Beth Malcolm, Wrenne, Michael Cassidy, Mt Doubt, Wojtek the Bear, Kevin McDermott, James Grant, Pete Bruntnell, King of Birds, Megan Henwood, Andy Lucas, Wild Lyle Watt, Louise Connell.

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