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Since 1975 Phil has toured extensively across Europe, the USA, Canada and even Java playing to audiences ranging from 50 people in a village hall, to a solo performance for 50,000 at a festival in Canada.
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Celtic Connections 2016 Opening Concert “Carrying the Stream: 50 celebrating 50 years
Celtic Connections 2016 RCS Trad Music students preform with Newcastle Folk music
Celtic Connections 2016 Freeland Barbour & Guests: The Music and the Land
Celtic Connections 2016 Le Grand Anniversaire
Celtic Connections 2016 Transatlantic Sessions
Celtic Connections 2016 Transatlantic Sessions Tour 2016 5 dates in England & Ireland 
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2015 (Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow)

Eddi Reader, Karen Mathieson, John McCusker, Kris Drever, Ian Carr, Kevin McGuire & Brass Band

Freeland Barbour Ceilidh & Book Launch 2015 Freeland with guests Phil Cunningham etc.
St Andrew's Concert 2015 Phil & Aly with the RSNO, guest artist Eddi Reader
Graceland –Sneaky Pete’s Edinburgh Bwani Junction with Phil Cunningham
Oxfam Folk Night Linlithgow 2015 Phil Cunningham & students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
English Tour 2015 Phil & Aly
Scotland Tour 2015 Phil & Aly
Celtic Connections 2015 RCA Wayfaring Stranger
Celtic Connections 2015 Danú
Celtic Connections 2015 Transatlantic Sessions
Celtic Connections 2015 Transatlantic Sessions English Tour
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2014 (Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow)

Eddi Reader, Karen Mathieson, John McCusker, Kris Drever, Ian Carr, Kevin McGuire & Brass Band

Charity concert for Queensferry Care 2014 Phil & Aly with students from S.Queensferry High School
St Andrew's Concert 2014 Phil & Aly with the RSNO, guest artist Barbara Dickson
Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 Phil & Aly
Sidmouth Folk Festival 2014 Phil & Aly
Scotland Tour 2014 Phil & Aly
Celtic Colours Festival 2014 Phil & Aly
Spain Tour 2014 Phil & Aly
English Tour 2014 Phil & Aly
Celtic Connections 2014 Opening Concert with Nicola Benedetti & Friends
Celtic Connections 2014 Far Far From Ypres –WW1 Scottish Songs with Barbra Dickson, Dick Gaughan, and Ian McCalman etc..
Celtic Connections 2014 Celtic Fiddle Festival with Phil & Aly
Celtic Connections 2014 Transatlantic Sessions
Celtic Connections 2014 Transatlantic Sessions English Tour
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2013 (Edinburgh (2), Glenrothes, Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow)

Eddi Reader, Karen Mathieson, John McCusker, Kris Drever, Ian Carr, Kevin McGuire & Brass Band

St Andrew's Concert 2013 Phil & Aly with the RSNO, guest artists James Grant
Celtic Connections 2013 with Heidi Talbot
Celtic Connections 2013 Transatlantic Sessions (2 concerts)
Celtic Connections 2013 Transatlantic Sessions mini English Tour CC 20th celebration
Scotland Tour 2013 Phil & Aly
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice 30th Anniversary Variety Performance 2013 (Glasgow SECC) with students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Spain Tour 2013 Phil & Aly
English Tour 2013 Phil & Aly
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2012 (Edinburgh (2), Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow) Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker
Joanie Madden’s Folk ‘N Irish Cruise 2012 Black Family
St Andrew's Concert 2012 Phil & Aly with the RSNO
Scotland Tour 2012 Phil & Aly
Spain Tour 2012 Phil & Aly
English Tour 2012 Phil & Aly
Transatlantic Sessions Tour 2012 (England & Ireland - 4 concerts) Phil & various artists
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2011 (Edinburgh (2), Perth, Glasgow) Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker
St Andrew's Concert 2011 Phil & Aly with the RSNO
Scotland Tour 2011 Phil & Aly
Perth Amber Festival 2011 Dougie MacLean & Friends
Baltimore Fiddle Fair Phil & Aly
English Tour 2011 Phil & Aly
Celtic Connections 2011 Transatlantic Sessions (2 concerts)
Celtic Connections 2011

Steele the Show (Davy Steele memorial concert) Dick Gaughan, Kate Rusby, Patsy Seddon, Andy M Stewart, Karine Polwart

Celtic Connections 2011

Monumental Scott-Eddi Reader, Karen Mathieson

Celtic Connections 2011

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Transatlantic Sessions Tour 2011 - England & Dublin (5 concerts) Phil & various artists
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook 2010 - Edinburgh & Perth Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker
English Tour 2010 Phil & Aly
Scotland Tour 2010 Phil & Aly
Transatlantic Sessions Tour 2010 - England & Belfast (5 concerts) Phil & various artists
Celtic Connections 2010 Transatlantic Sessions (2 concerts)
Celtic Connections 2010 Duncan Chisholm
Celtic Connections 2010 All Star Ceilidh Band
Celtic Connections 2010 Scottish Songbook
Celtic Connections 2010 Beth Nielson Chapman
Phil Cunningham's Christmas Songbook 2009 - Edinburgh (2 Concerts) Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker
St Andrews Concert with the RNSO - 2009 Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain
Celtic Connections - 2009 Co-Music Director - Auld Lang Syne
Celtic Connections - 2009 All Star Ceilidh Band
Celtic Connections - 2009 Iain Anderson in conversation with Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
Celtic Connections - 2009 Transatlantic Sessions (2 concerts)
East Lothian Homecoming Saltire Concert 2009 Phil Cunningham, Karen Matheson, children’s choir, Fish & Dougie MacLean
Edinburgh Fiddle Festival 2009 Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain
Tønder Festival Denmark 2009 Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain
Saltire Festival 2009 - Haddington Phil
Spain 2009 Phil & Aly
Scottish Tour 2009 Phil & Aly
T in the Park 2009 Phil with Paolo Nutini
English Tour 2009 Phil & Aly
Scotland: A Changing Nation a film for the National Museums of Scotland (July 2008) interview of Phil Cunningham
Celtic Connections 2008 Transatlantic Sessions
Celtic Connections 2008 Accordion Hell-Accordion Showcase
Celtic Connections 2008 Bellows & Bows – International Accordion & Fiddle Collective
Celtic Connections 2008 Phil Cunningham & Blazin’ Fiddles
St Andrews Concert - 2008 With the RSNO
Mini Scottish Tour - 2008 With Beth Nielsen Chapman
Scottish Tour - 2008 Phil & Aly
English Tour - 2008 Phil & Aly
Phil Cunningham's Christmas Songbook - 2007 Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, John McCusker
St. Andrews concert with the RSNO - 2007 Phil & Aly
Spanish Tour - 2007 Phil & Aly
Scottish Tour - 2007 Phil & Aly
Burns an’ a that Festival 2007 Ayr Race track Phil Cunningham, Karen Mathieson, Marti Pellow, Scottish National Opera Orchestra
English tour 2007 Phil & Aly
Tune Up Tour-Bellow & Bows 2007

International Accordion & Fiddle Collective

Irish Festival Tours 2007 Phil & Aly, The Black Family
Celtic Connections 2007 Phil Cunningham & Friends
Phil Cunningham Christmas Songbook 2006

Phil, Eddi Reader, Karen Mathieson, John McCusker

St. Andrews concert with the RSNO 2006 Phil & Aly
Celtic Connections 2006 Transatlantic Sessions
Celtic Colours –Cape Breton 2006 Phil & Aly
Fiddle 2006-Edinburgh Phil & John McCusker
Spanish tour 2006 Phil & Aly
Burns an’ That Festival 2006 Turnberry

Phil Cunningahm, Eddi Reader, Karen Matheison & Scottish National Opera Orchestra

English tour 2006 Phil & Aly
Scottish tour 2006 Phil & Aly
Phil Cunningham Christmas Songbook 2005

Phil, Eddi Reader, Kate Rusby, John McCusker

St. Andrews concert with the RSNO 2005 Phil & Aly
Celtic Colours-Cape Breton 2005 Phil Cunningham & Duncan Chisholm
Burns an’ That Festival 2005 Culzean

Phil Cunningham, Eddi Reader, Lou Reed and Scottish National Opera Orchestra

Funeral of The Rt Hon Robin Cook 2005 Phil & Aly
G8 Summit-Gleneagles 2005 Phil & Aly
England tour 2005 Phil & Aly
Spanish tour 2005 Phil & Aly
Prairie Home Companion Live Radio Show, NYC Phil & Aly
USA tour 2005 Phil & Aly
Scottish tour 2005 Phil & Aly
Irish Festival Tours 2005 Phil Cunningham & The Black Family
St. Andrews concert with the RSNO 2004 Phil & Aly
Spanish tour 2004 Phil & Aly
Scottish tour 2004 Phil & Aly
Opening Ceremony of the Scottish Parliament Phil, Eddi Reader & John McCusker
Johnny Cunningham Memorial Tour USA

Phil Cunningham, Susan McKeowon, Kevin Burke & Seamus Eagan

Irish Festival Tours 2004 Phil Cunningham & the Black Family
Spanish tour 2003 Phil & Aly
Scottish Tour 2003 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Cambridge Festival 2003 Phil Cunningham and John McCusker
New Bedford Summerfest Boston USA 2003 Phil and Johnny Cunningham
Symphony Space, NYC, USA 2003 Phil and Johnny Cunningham
Smithsonian Institute/Washington 2003 Phil and Johnny Cunningham
Skagen Festival / Denmark 2003 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Spain 'mini-tour' 2003 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 2002 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 2001 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Spain Tour 2001 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Prairie Home Companion Live Radio Show 2000 Phil & Aly
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall January 2001 Premiere of 'Ceilidh' with Evelyn Glennie
Funeral of The Rt Hon Donald Dewar 2000 Phil & Aly
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall January 2000 "The Highlands and Islands Suite"
Prairie Home Companion Live Radio Show 1999 Phil & Aly
Scottish Tour 1999 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
USA Tour 1999 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Spain 1998 Tour with Kepa Junkers
Scottish Tour 1998 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Stonehaven Festival 1998 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 1997 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Highland Festival /Eden Court Theatre 1997 "The Highlands and Islands Suite"
Spain 1997 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
USA Tour 1997 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall January 1997 World premiere of "The Highlands and Islands Suite"
Scottish Tour 1996 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Tonder Festival / Denmark 1996 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Dranouter Festival / Belgium 1996 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Spain 1996 Solo Tour Solo 5 date tour of major cities
Celtic Connections 1996 Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas and Russ Barenburg
Germany January February 1996 3 week tour with various Scottish musicians
Java / 75th St Andrew’s Ball in Jakarta 1995 With Grampain Police Pipe band membersDonald Shaw, Karen Matheson, Charlie Mckerron and Manus Lunny
Scottish Tour 1995 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Celtic Connections 1995 Phil Cunningham's All-star Ceilidh Band
Celtic Connections 1995 with 'Relativity' at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
University of Strathclyde 1995 Accordion Masterclass
'Rootin Aboot' Festival, Aberdeen 1995 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Edinburgh Festival Theatre 1995 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
USA / Festival in the Catskill Mountains 1994 Phil and Johnny Cunningham
Germany 1994 3 week tour of major concert halls
Scottish Tour 1994 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 1994 Guest appearance with Bonnie Raitt
Leven Festival 1993 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 1993 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Germany 1992 Scottish Folk Festival on Tour
Scottish Tour 1992 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Tonder Festival / Denmark 1991 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 1991 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
USA and Canada 1991 Solo Tour
Shetland Folk Festival 1991 Solo
UK 3 week tour 1990 Solo
Scottish Tour 1990 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Glasgow / The Big Day 1990 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Glasgow The Ship/MD 11 week run Phil and "The Ship's Band"
Skagen Festival / Denmark 1990 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Scottish Tour 1989 Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
USA Tour 1988 Solo
USA Tour 1988 with 'The Dolores Keane Band'
Italy Tour 1988 Solo
USA Tour 1988 "Silly Wizard" Farewell Tour
USA Tour 1987 'Relativity'
USA Tour 1985 'Relativity'
UK Tours 1984,1985,1986,1987 Phil and Johnny Cunningham
Prairie Home Companion Live Radio Show 1981 Silly Wizard
USA, UK and Europe 1979 to 1983 Annual Tours with 'Silly Wizard'

OFFICIAL EVENT PERFORMANCES
Event Year
Commonwealth Opening Ceremony (Nicola Benedetti) 2014
Robin Cook’s Funeral (Phil and Aly) 2005
G8 Summit, Gleneagles (Phil and Aly) 2005
Joint Chieftains of Durness Highland Games (Phil and Aly) 2005
Donald Dewar’s Funeral (Phil and Aly) 2000

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