Play For The Festival @ Bruce Hotel


29 Mar 18
by Nathon Jones

Join us for tunes and songs this weekend!

Join the festival trustees and friends for an afternoon of music on Sunday 1st April 2018 from 2:30pm at the Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart, and please bring your instruments and voices! There'll also be promotional discount codes available for tickets for this year's festival so don't miss it!

It's the Easter holidays and Spring is in the air so why not come out and join us at the Bruce Hotel this Sunday for some tunes, songs and the chance to save up to 15% on your tickets for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival - the 5th anniversary year!

The music starts around 2:30pm and you'll be made most welcome, particularly if you are a musician (and have your instrument with you!).

If you'd like an afternoon of live traditional Scottish/Irish/Americana/Bluegrass music at your venue and would like to support the festival and the development of traditional music, dance and language in Wigtownshire then please contact Chairperson Billy Jones on 07519 125564 or you can e-mail festival@tradmusic.com.

We ask for a minimum £150.00 donation for which you'll receive a full afternoon or evening of live music entertainment which we'll promote here on the official website and also on our social media channels.

The Bruce Hotel

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