Rock out at the Belted!


22 Feb 19
by Nathon Jones

Bad Reputation

Don't miss Bad Reputation and The Dynamite Kings live at the Belted Galloway, Newton Stewart, this Saturday 23rd February from 8:00pm; a live music concert with two of the region's most excellent rock/blues bands who are giving up their time to help raise funds for The Vault.

In association with Darren Andrews (Heavier Than Metal Radio Show) we bring you a night of heavy rock and blues and an opportunity to raise funds for The Vault Arts Centre, the proposed new live music venue in Newton Stewart.

Entry is by donation, of your choosing, and not only will you get a terrific night's entertainment but you'll also be supporting new music, dance and language tuition and live performances in Wigtownshire.

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  • Creebridge House Hotel
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6th annual music festival

The 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over 12th-14th July 2019 and, after another outstanding programme of events in 2018 which saw us hosting Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music, it looks set to be another packed programme and is really living up to it's reputation as one of the best rural arts festivals in Dumfries & Galloway.

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