Survivors Night

Survivors Night Concert

Victoria Hall, Campbeltown Tickets – £22 Doors 7.30pm

 

2016 Survivors Night featured

 SLAINTE DAVAAR ALLSTARS

GILCHRISTIANS

DEEP JOY

KINTYRE SCHOOLS PIPE BAND

Il BRASSO

SESSION A83

This legendary concert featured the best local pipe, brass, traditional, pop, rock and acoustic bands in Kintyre.

SLAINTE DAVAAR ALLSTARS;

A collection of musicians coming together for the third time to create an all-star band to headline the Survivors Night and bring the Festival to a rousing finale including:

Stephen Johnson (Bass, backing vocals), Paul Johnson ((Vocals, guitar), Mark Johnson (Drums, backing vocals) three brothers who are well known to all as The Twisted Melons and also core members of the Gilchristians both bands who have supported the main acts on Saturday including Deacon Blue, The Bootleg Beatles and The Saw Doctors.

Robert Black (Keyboards backing vocals) Robert is a veteran of Survivors Night having played with Catch 22, The Favourites, hoots heppnin and Gullion

Christophe Adie, now a regular with the Allstars plays regularly with Robert Black in Gullion where they test the boundaries with tracks and styles that are more than a little bit left field.

Plus expect a many more surprise guests

 

GILCHRISTIANS: The Gilchristians were formed in 2008 after the tragic death of their namesake, Kenneth Gilchrist.  The band keep the songs of Kenny alive with each performance either bringing out versions of songs that haven’t been heard for years or latter day classics that simply demand an audience.  Since forming the band have played every at the MOK Fest performing at Survivors Nights and in 2012 supporting the Saw Doctors at the main Festival concert.  The band can also be heard every year at The Kintyre Songwriters Festival which is held at the end of May.

 

DEEP JOY: Deep Joy are a 5 piece band specialising in soul, funk and disco from the 60′s to the present. Fine gospel tinged vocals, serious bass lines and a tight rhythm section are guaranteed to move you from the ground up and the neck down, meeting somewhere in the middle. With a geographical spread covering Perth, Campbeltown and Lunga (known as the Bemusing Triangle) Deep Joy are available for any event that requires some groove

 

Il BRASSO: is a Campbeltown-based brass rock ensemble created by members of Campbeltown Brass. It is a group of 8 musicians who put a fresh face on well-known music, bringing an exciting blend of brass, rock and pop music to audiences in Campbeltown and across the country.

 

 

 

SESSION A83: Some of the best local and national traditional musicians help start the concert in rousing style.  Look out this year for Ross & Jamie Kennedy, Lorne MacDougall, Struan Thorpe, Gillian Frame, Frank Rochford, Scooter Muse and more

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