Darvel Music Festival 2019/20

This year is the 18th anniversary of the Darvel Music Festival and since 2002 well over three hundred acts have entertained thousands of music fans at the town hall.

Visitors come from all over Scotland, the UK and beyond to enjoy the Darvel ‘Experience’ and the organisers expect a surge of interest for the four concerts they have scheduled for November 2019 and March 2020.

29 November 2019: Tide Lines and Project Smok – £20
30 November 2019: Skerryvore and Blazin’ Fiddles – £25

20 March 2020: James Grant (of Love & Money) and Diesel Park West – £20
21 March 2020: China Crisis and The Christians – £25

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Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers

Delve into a world of love, magic and music as we take you for a night out at Poosie Nansie’s Inn, favourite haunt of a certain Rabbie Burns.

Mixing storytelling and song this brand new show from Scottish Opera celebrates the lives of two much-loved men, Mozart and Burns, and the sometimes surprising similarities between them.

A talented cast of singers and instrumentalists blend traditional Burns folk tunes with music from some of Mozart’s most popular operas – from the magical and mystical in Tam O’Shanter and The Magic Flute to the heartfelt declarations of love in A Red, Red Rose and The Marriage of Figaro.

Fun and full of energy, dramatic and emotive, Amadeus & The Bard will bring a smile to your face and a tear to your eye. So come in, pull up a chair and get ready for a night of great entertainment!

Running time approx. 1 hour
Recommended for ages 12+

Touring to: Earlston, Kirkcudbright, Annan, Auchinleck, Ayr, Largs, Edinburgh, Paisley & Glasgow

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K-Fest

The K-Fest is an annual outdoor Music Festival which is held in the Town of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland.

Now in its third year since inception, the Festival continues to grow from strength to strength – featuring a mix of local artists and talented entertainers from all over the United Kingdom.

This year’s event will be held at The Strand on Saturday 27 July from 4pm to 10pm, and will feature Headliners – Elephant Sessions, Supported by Anchor Lane, Twin Heart, Anna Sweeney, Kendama, Stara Zagora Music and Lori Smith.

‘Taster Music Sessions’ are being held in the Town Centre every Saturday in the lead-up to the event, with young buskers performing for the general public.

The Official Opening will be held on Friday evening, 26 July at 7.30pm at the New Laigh Kirk Church, with a free showcase entitled ‘Anthems from Broadway and Beyond’ staged by the Loudoun Musical Society.

The K-Fest event itself offers a fantastic line-up of musicians for the evening’s performance. The venue will be fully-licensed and street food will be available for purchase.

Family-friendly entertainment will available throughout the town during the day.

Tickets are now available from Eventbrite at £10.00 per person.

For further details, please contact:

James Wilson, Organiser
Email: jwilson@celebratekilmarnock.com

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