DUNFERMLINE FOLK WEEKEND 2017

DUNFERMLINE FOLK WEEKEND 2017

THREE NIGHTS AND TWO DAYS OF TRADITIONAL AND  CONTEMPORARY FOLK MUSIC

Friday 27th October : 7.30 – 10.30 pm
Ceilidh Dance
The City Chambers £10.00 per person

Friday 27th October : 8.00 – 11.00 pm
Opening Session 
Thistle Tavern – free

Saturday 28th October  12.30 – 4.30 pm
Session
Thistle Tavern – free

Saturday 28th October  7.30 -10.30 pm
Evening Concert
Ian Walker Band and 50 Shades of Blue
Thistle Tavern – £10.00 per person

Sunday 29th October 12.30—4.00 pm
Session 
Thistle Tavern – free

Sunday 29th October 7.30—10.30 pm
Closing Concert
Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage
Thistle Tavern – £10.00 per person


WEEKEND GUESTS

50 Shades of Blue

A terrific Glasgow based duo playing original material and putting their own twist on old favourites. Mainly folky and bluegrass with some shades of blues!
The club welcomes back East Kilbride’s Lorna-Jane Gracie and Mark Donaldson from Govan who got together in 2013 when they gave their first live performance at the Glenfarg Folk Feast songwriting competition.

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​The Ian Walker Band

Ian Walker and his band are a successful and popular group of singers and musicians based in Glasgow. Ian’s songs “Still” and “The Everlasting Way” and his cover version of Amanda McBroom’s “The Rose” from his last solo album “Singing the River” topped World/European, UK and Country charts in 2011.
“Singing the River” was nominated for the British Country Music Association Awards 2011 in London – hosted by Alvin Stardust.
Ian has won awards for his singing:- Jeannie Robertson Memorial Trophy – Thurso FestivalBothy Ballad – Kinross Festival

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Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage

Superb Scots singer, Sylvia Barnes, and master guitarist, Sandy Stanage, founder members of the band Kentigern, present a programme featuring the best of both traditional and modern music and songwriting.
There will also be performances by survivors of the weekend.
This promises to be a great concert to close the weekend.

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