PROGRAMME

Black Mango
Black Mango

Friday 23rd : From 8.30pm : Bank of Fleet

Free

Reminiscent of late 80’s/90’s guitar driven sound, their soaring melodies, catchy choruses, and foot stomping bangers are sure to get the crowd going. Black Mango formed in July 2016 with lead singer Tyee and guitarist Adam jamming.

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The Razorbills
The Razorbills

Sat 24th : 12 noon : Ship Inn

Free

The Razorbills are in danger of becoming veterans of the Galloway music scene, some eight years after their original emergence as "The Geese".  Having tucked two critically welcomed albums under their belts, The Razorbills have significantly revamped their sound in the last two years and are playing a raft of local festivals this spring and summer.  

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Andy Allinson
Andy Allinson

Sat 24th : 2pm : Alexandria

Free

Andy Allinson has been writing, recording, and performing music since the seventies. His main instruments are piano, guitar, harmonica, and drums. He is currently working on his second album using the REAPER Digital Audio Workstation program, a far cry from the reel to reel tape machines of the seventies. When playing live he tailors his music to the audience; playing well known and loved covers as well as his own songs, and the odd obscure number!

Hope London
Hope London

Sat 24th : 2pm : Galloway Lodge

Jazz Piano/vocals

Free

Hope’s first album is “Aim Low”, a title that seemed appropriate when, later in life, the native New Yorker and Wigtonian started writing songs and performing.

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Zöe Bestel
Zöe Bestel

Saturday 24th : 2pm : Cream o' Galloway

Free*

Cream o' Galloway is delighted to welcome local artist Zoe Bestel who will be offering a "have a go" ukelele workshop from 2 pm on Satruday 24th.  

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Elias T. Hoth
Elias T. Hoth

Sat 24th : 3pm : Masonic Arms

Free

Elias.T.Hoth is a hard ass, mean kicking, hell, fire and brimstone, blood spittin', rock and roller. Above all, he is a guy who writes and plays all his own original rock and blues material.

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The Bakehouse
The Bakehouse

Sat 24th : 4-6pm : The Bakehouse

Any musicians, poets or listeners welcome

Free

There are numerous opportunities to join in with pub sessions and rowdy jamming over the weekend: however, if you have some material you’d like to share with a more attentive audience, the Bakehouse Open Stage is the slot for you.  One of Gatehouse’s most beloved venues, The Bakehouse hosts regular poetry readings featuring internationally acclaimed writers.  It is intimate, friendly, and the perfect place to share your work.  Spoken word or music, it’s really up to you.

Jit Jive Band
Jit Jive Band

Saturday 24th : Gatehouse Primary School

Doors Open 7.30pm

£10.50 b4 : £12.50 door

Jit Jive Band (Headline)

Infectious African vibes will pull you to the dance floor as this vibrant 5-piece African band play original Jit dance music from Zimbabwe.

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Julie Ward
Julie Ward

Sun 25th : 12 noon : The Mill on the Fleet

Free

New local singer /songwriter Julie Ward sings songs inspired by her late Grandfather and a love of music, often supported by local musician Linzie Watson. Ward & Watson are due to release their first EP later on this year.

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Good as Gone
Good as Gone

Sat 24th : 3-4pm : Alexandria

Free

Teenagers (17 year olds) Good as Gone from Newcastle take to the stage. Described by one member’s Aunty as ‘loud and enthusiastic and up for anything’ they promise set this wee venue alight with raw young musical energy....miss this if you dare!

The Masonic Arms
The Masonic Arms

Sat 24th : from 3 : Masonic Arms

Free

After a weekend packed with music, what could possibly be better than kicking back on a Sunday afternoon, raising a glass, reminiscing about your festival highlights and joining in with a good old-fashioned pub session? 

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