Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival

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Friday 7th July 2017


Opening day excitement and the festival kicks off with local pubs and hotels open for tune and song sessions from 3pm. We then open the event formally at the opening night concert which features the fantastic Scottish singer Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan, ATLAS from Limerick and the Festival Association Band.

Please ensure that you book early for the ticketed concert events. We have some fantastic entertainment this year and a couple of really nice suprises at the venues; please don't miss it!

Sessions @ Cree Inn

Cree Inn, Creebridge
Minnigaff
Friday 7th July / Doors 12:00pm
Free Entry

Tune and song session venue open all day for musicians or from 9pm in the lounge.

Sessions @ Blackhorse Hotel

Blackhorse Hotel, 66 Queen Street
Newton Stewart
Friday 7th July / Doors 12:00pm
Free Entry

Musicians are welcome all weekend at the Blackhorse Hotel which has a cosy bar area and a fantastic restaurant serving good food all weekend. Come in to recharge the batteries or bring your instruments and start or join in a session.

Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan plus support

Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel
Minnigaff
Friday 7th July / Doors 7:30pm
£12.00 (Full) / £10.00 (Concession) BUY

The fabulous Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan headline the opening Friday night concert at the 4th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival.

ATLAS

Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel
Minnigaff
Friday 7th July / Doors 7:30pm
£12.00 (Full) / £10.00 (Concession) BUY

Thrilled to announce Atlas, Cillian Doheny (Guitars) & Cillian King (concertina), who will be performing at our opening night concert which also features the Festival Association house band and the fabulous Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan. What a lineup!

John & Rona Carson

The Star Inn, 11 Dashwood Square
Newton Stewart
Friday 7th July / Doors 8:00pm
Free Entry

Local duo John & Rona Carson will be entertaining from 8pm until "yon time" at the Star Inn again this year. You can catch this popular local duo on Friday night and also on Saturday afternoon at the Acoustic Cafe.

Festival Late Club

Creebridge House Hotel, Creebridge
Minnigaff
Friday 7th July / Doors 10:00pm
Free Entry

Tune and song sessions into the wee small hours. Don't miss the fantastic tune and song sessions at the Festival Club which often includes performers from the concerts.

It's so close now!

Less than a month now until the 4th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival which, this year, is being held on the weekend of the 7th - 9th July 2017. Jarlath Henderson Band, Tim Edey, Emily Smith, Jamie McClennan, ATLAS, Fáilte, Charlie Stewart, Becky Hill...are you as excited as we are?

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