21st – 25th August 2019
Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st
Mull of Kintyre Music Festival Heritage Trail Walks and whisky tours
Hear Campbeltown’s history on a waterfront walk then join in a tour of Springbank Distillery
Wed 21st August
Festival Gaelic Concert (£10)
Seafield Hotel, Campbeltown
Ceol turns into an old fashioned ceilidh house with great tunes, stories, songs and fantastic chorus singing. The 2019 concert headlines with Ainsley Hamill and multi instrumentalist Toby Shaer. Also performing are Iain MacPherson, Stuart Jackson, Callum & Fiona Ross, Na Smeòraich, Ceòl Beag, Tarbert Tame Dragons, Raibeart MacCallum and Alec MacKinnon with Christine MacIntyre as Bean an Tighe
Thursday 22nd August
Young Folk Night (£7)
Heritage Centre, Campbeltown
This is a showcase for the young musical talent of South Kintyre.
Friday 23rd August
Kintyre Schools Pipe Band Performance (FREE)
Main Street, Campbeltown
Piping at its finest on parade on Campbeltown Main Street.
Festival Ceilidh Night (£18 / £9 for children)
Victoria Hall, Campbeltown, Doors 7.30pm
Bands: Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band, Eriska, Dalriada Connections Band and Kintyre Schools Pipe Band
Saturday 24th August
Pipe Band Performance, Starts Kinloch Road, Campbeltown 12.30pm (FREE)
There will be a performance from Kintyre Schools Pipe band at the Head of the Quay before the band march up the street to open Up the Close
“Up the Close” 1.00pm (Donations)
An open air concert with local stalls, crafts, free live music from a new hope? Gubbed, we.R.soul in an afternoon extravaganza that includes a dance performance from Dance Legacy as well children’s entertainment with the Funky Chicken.
Saturday Session Venue: Kilbrannan Bar 1.00pm
An afternoon of music with the MOK Fest mega music session featuring many artists who perform on stage over the weekend and live performances from guest artists
Saturday Traditional Concert (£20)
Heritage Centre, Campbeltown (Doors 7.00pm)
Bands: Dougie MacLean, Ceann Tir with Arthur Johnstone as MC
Glen Scotia West Coast Rocks Concert in the Vic (£25)
Victoria Hall, Campbeltown, (Doors 9.30pm)
Folk-rock legends Manran making their debut at the festival will headline supported by Heron Valley who are now headlining events across Scotland and are making a much requested return. Local outfit Rhuvaal will open the concert that promises to give us the full on west coast festival experience in the Victoria Hall
Sunday 25th August
The Mitchell’s Glengyle Distillery Dalriada Connections Concert (£12 incl sponsors miniature)
Heritage Centre, Campbeltown (Doors 1.30pm)
Artists from across the Pan Celtic world headlined by Chris Stout & Catriona MacKay supported by Ceolta (NI), Western Sound, Frank Rochford Trio, Scooter Muse (USA), Ross Conner and many more artists from across the Kingdom of Dalriada feature in this hugely popular concert.
Survivors Night Concert (£22)
Victoria Hall, Campbeltown
Pop, rock, brass, traditional, pipe band music and much more at this legendary concert headlined by Slainte Davaar Allstars, Rhuvaal, we.R.Soul, Matt McAllister Band, Gilchristians & Session A83. Introducing Alison M Leith as MC.