Weekend Pass...what's included?


21 May 19
by Nathon Jones

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff - Photography by Dabhand's Blog

This year's Weekend Pass gives you access to 4 outstanding concerts over 3 days, featuring live performances by Benedict Morris, Kitty Macfarlane, Steph Geremia, Binky Blue, Rose Byers, Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy, Duncan Chisholm and the wonderful Dougie MacLean.

You'll save up to £23.00* on the standard ticket prices plus you'll guarantee your place at every concert.

Friday 12th July 2019 / Doors 7:30pm
Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel
Steph Geremia / Kitty Macfarlane / Benedict Morris

Saturday 13th July 2019 / Doors 10:30am
Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel
Piping Competition

Saturday 13th July 2019 / Doors 5:00pm
The Vault Arts Centre
Binky Blue + Support

Saturday 13th July 2019 / Doors 7:30pm
McMillan Hall
Duncan Chisholm / Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy / Rose Byers

Sunday 14th July 2019 / Doors 7:00pm
Newton Stewart Cinema
Dougie MacLean

* non-concession ticket prices

Buy Weekend Passes Online

In Other News


DMC 2020 - A Post-COVID World

Trad Music Trust's Project Co-ordinator & Festival Director, Nathon Jones, has been invited to speak at this year's Dumfries Music Conference to discuss the general concerns facing the industry and how the charity is attempting to overcome those challenges.

26 Sep 20
Billie Jones

Update on The Vault Arts Centre

Following the announcement by the First Minister yesterday, we have decided to delay any further 'soft' opening nights at The Vault Arts Centre until it is absolutely safe for us to do so, and for you to enjoy. We hope to be open again this year, but that will obviously depend on developments.

11 Sep 20
Nathon Jones

Plight of the Vault makes ITV news

On Friday 14th August, ITV News visited staff and members of the Board of Trustees of Trad Music Trust at the charity's Vault Arts Centre which opened in November 2019 but promptly had to close in March 2020 because of Covid-19. Their piece looks at the plight of venues in the South of Scotland.

20 Aug 20
Nathon Jones

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7th annual music festival

The 7th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will now take place over the 9th-11th July 2021 following the Trust's decision to re-schedule this year's event due to Covid-19. We are in negotiation with the artists booked for this year and hope to secure them all for 2021, plus a few extra surprises, so we'll be back with another packed programme of traditional music and dance next year. We hope you'll join us.

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