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Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival


8
Jul

Festival Marquee
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band with Michael McGoldrick + The Sarah Markey Band

It doesn't get much better an opening night concert than Coleraine's very own Damien O'Kane and 14 time Grammy Award winner, Ron Block for an outstanding night of banjo with support from The Sarah Markey Band.

Doors: 7:30pm
Tickets: £17.00 / £15.00 (Concession)

9
Jul

The McMillan Hall
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tenor Banjo Workshop with Marty Barry

Marty Barry is an accomplished Irish traditional musician and singer from Banbridge, Co.Down. Taking the intermediate workshop, Marty will cover all things tenor banjo from traditional repertoire to technique and chords, and will reference some of his favourite tunes/composers.

Doors: 12:00pm
Tickets: £12.00

9
Jul

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Flute/Whistle Workshop with Sarah Markey

Come and join Sarah for a taster session in Irish flute/whistle. In her class you'll cover the basics including breath technique, finger placement, embouchure as well as tone and phrasing.

Doors: 12:00pm
Tickets: £12.00

9
Jul

Festival Marquee
Newton Stewart, Scotland

John McSherry & Francis McIlduff + Malin Makes Music + Megan Níc Fhionnghaile

Truly a feast of piping with three of Scotland and Ireland's finest pipers - John McSherry (Ireland), Francis McIlDuff (Ireland ) and Malin Lewis (Scotland). A fantastic line-up for the second night of this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

Doors: 6:00pm
Tickets: £17.00 / £15.00 (Concession)

10
Jul

Festival Marquee
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Blue Rose Code (trio) + Mairi McGillivray + Heather Cartwright

Closing night of the 8th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival, and what a finale concert with the brilliant songwriting and delivery of Blue Rose Code, sublime Gaelic singing from Mairi McGillivray and outstanding guitar mastery from Heather Cartwright!

Doors: 6:30pm
Tickets: £17.00 / £15.00 (Concession)

Tune & Song Sessions


8
Jul

The Crown Hotel
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome at The Crown Hotel. From 1pm-5pm.

From: 12:00pm

8
Jul

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome. Festival Marquee (1pm-4pm), Courtyard (1pm-6pm), The Vault Arts Centre (1pm-1am).

From: 1:00pm

8
Jul

The Bruce Hotel
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome at The Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart. Open 2pm-Midnight.

From: 2:00pm

9
Jul

The Crown Hotel
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome at The Crown Hotel. From 1pm-5pm.

From: 12:00pm

9
Jul

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome. Festival Marquee (1pm-4pm), Courtyard (1pm-6pm), The Vault Arts Centre (1pm-1am).

From: 1:00pm

9
Jul

The Bruce Hotel
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome at The Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart. Open 2pm-Midnight.

From: 2:00pm

10
Jul

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome. Festival Marquee (1pm-4pm), Courtyard (1pm-6pm), The Vault Arts Centre (1pm-1am).

From: 1:00pm

10
Jul

The Bruce Hotel
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Tune & Song Session

Musicians and festival goers welcome at The Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart. Open 2pm-11pm.

From: 2:00pm

Trad Music Trust

The 8th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over the 8th-10th July 2022 and it's a HUGE comeback event featuring, as ever, the very best in traditional music & dance. The Sarah Markey Band, Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band with Michael McGoldrick, Megan Nic Fhionnghaile, Malin Makes Music, John McSherry & Francis McIlduff, Heather Cartwright, Mairi McGillivray and Blue Rose Code (trio)!! It's going to be another incredible weekend.

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