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Festival on BBC Radio Ulster!

3 Jul 17
Nathon Jones


Folk Club with Lynette Fay on BBC Radio Ulster © BBC

Brilliant mention for this year's festival on last night's Folk Show with Lynette Fay on BBC Radio Ulster. Huge thanks to Lynette, and the BBC, for their support. For everyone travelling over from Ireland, we look forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of Scotland this weekend.

Folk Club is a weekly radio programme dedicated to the best in traditional and contemporary folk music and song with studio guests, concert performances, new releases and vintage vinyl.  We listen to the show every week in the office here and it has very much influenced who we have invited to the festival every year.

Click the button below to hear the latest show and if you want to hear our mention, you'll find us at about 1 hour 15 minutes in.

 

Listen to Folk Club with Lynette Fay

Unbelievable weekend!

What an absolutely fantastic weekend. 6 concerts, 7 workshops, sessions all over the place all weekend, beautiful sunshine, fabulous musicians...there's so much to report back on, and we will do in due course, but some rest and relaxation is definitely needed for a few days.

10 Jul 17
Nathon Jones

Ross & Ali to perform on Saturday!

Absolutely chuffed to bits, and relieved as you like!, to have secured the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners for Best Duo 2017, Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton, who will perform at the finale concert tonight at the McMillan Hall. What a treat!

8 Jul 17
Nathon Jones

Programme Update - Tim Edey

Due to circumstances entirely beyond his control, we are sad to announce that Tim Edey is unable to be here today for the workshop or concert. We wish Tim's wife Isobel, and baby who is on the way, well and we will announce a rescheduled performance by Tim in due course.

8 Jul 17
Nathon Jones

Late availability Creebridge Hotel

If you're looking for accommodation for this weekend, there are still rooms available at Creebridge House Hotel on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July.

7 Jul 17
Nathon Jones

Looking for sessions?

If you're looking for sessions, keep an eye out for the "Musicians Welcome" signs. You've no more than half a mile to walk though, which covers 9 different pubs, bars, hotels and the Festival Marquee! Join in where you like or get your own session under way in the bar of your choice.

7 Jul 17
Nathon Jones

Fantastic event in 2017

6 concerts, 7 workshops, sessions all over the place all weekend, beautiful sunshine, fabulous musicians...2017 was our best year yet with lots of new faces and, pleasingly, musicians as well as our regular visitors who we love to see back every year. We already have some announcements for 2018 which we'll be making in due course plus there'll be lots of new additions to the website over the coming months so please stay tuned for all the latest.

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