Girvan Traditional Folk Festival
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2017 Programme

Friday 28th April:
Time Event Venue
8:00 pm Opening Concert with Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage, Susana Tornero and Steve Turner. Westcliffe Hotel
10:00 pm Late singaround: Kathy Hobkirk, Francy Devine, Chris Miles and Gary Matthews, Rosie Lindsay and Adam McCulloch. Catholic Hall

Saturday 29th April
Time Event Venue
2:00 pm Bobby Robb Tribute Concert Queens Hotel
7:30 pm Evening Celebrity Concert with Oakum Row ,Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage, and The Friel Sisters . Girvan Academy
Concert Funded by Foundation Scotland from the Falck Renewables Assel Valley Community Fund
funded by FALCK renewables logo
10:30 pm Late Night Extra - Chris Miles and Gary Matthews, Carol Anderson and Rosie Lindsay, Kathy Hobkirk ,The Tattiehowkers Ceilidh Band Catholic Hall

Sunday 30th April:
Time Event Venue
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Family Concert with The Tattiehowkers Ceilidh Band and Suitcase Circus Catholic Hall
7:30 pm Farewell Concert with Haggerdash, Failte, Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage Catholic Hall



  Sessions:
Girvan has an abundance of informal music sessions.
Official Venues:
The Anchor Bar
Harbour Bar
Westcliffe Hotel
The Hamilton Arms
The Royal Hotel
The Queens Hotel
Flynn's Boatyard
The Vaults Bar

  Open Stage:
Open Stage will be held on Sunday afternoon.
To enter, e-mail
Margaret Macrae

  Workshops:
Workshops will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and will include guitar, ukelele, banjo, fiddle, traditional singing, flute, whistle and bodhran.