The Orb, and Roni Size for Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

plus Terrafolk, Shlomo, Daimh, Skilda, Orkestra Del Sol, and more

published: Tue 24th Feb 2009

The Orb

Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th May 2009
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£80 for 4 days, £65 for 3 days
last updated: Fri 13th Mar 2009

Chill out maestros The Orb, and drum'n'bass icon Roni Size are amongst the acts confirmed for this year's Knockengorroch World Ceilidh.

The Orb


Roni Size
Also announced today are Terrafolk, Shlomo, Daimh, Skilda, Orkestra Del Sol, Errol Linton's Blues Vibe, Michael Wadada, Michael Marra, Paul McKenna, Neck, and Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara.

The four day festival Galloway valley festival held from Thursday 21st until Sunday 24th May 2009 will also play host to Walter Strauss, Jacob's Pillow, Voces Del Sur, Joe Acheson Quartet, Tetchi, and Lyla Foy.

The newly announced artists also include Balkanarama, Black Cat, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Swing Guitars, The Banana Sessions, Rootah And Jahtari Riddim Force, and comedians Phil Kay, and Phil Nichol for Knockengorroch's comedy club.

Festival Director Liz Holmes said, "We're inviting all who love the dynamic ambience of the World Ceilidh to kick off their winter blues, forget the recession, and join us in the embracing hills of fairest Galloway. We've kept ticket prices deliberately low this year so that more people can join us for Knockengorroch's very own lovingly home-grown fun."

The festival held at Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, in Scotland will feature musicians from around the world heading for the far flung location, to play Slovenian folk, Afro blues, fresh Scottish reels, Chilean folk, beatboxing, German digital dub-step, instrumental Balkanarama and more.

The programme will also include the return of the silent disco; a Celtic fire spectacular, cabaret, comedy, cocktails, real ale, global food, stalls, camping, dance, heritage and arts workshops, a healing area, session villages, open fires, star gazing, and more. There is family and disabled camping also available. For children, the Kids' Marquee runs creative activities, culminating in a childrens' procession.

Adult tickets are priced at £80 for 4 days, £65 for 3 days; Children tickets (11-15 years) are priced at £36 for 4 days, £31 for 3 days. Vehicle passes: (up to 1 tonne) £10, vehicle pass (1-3 Tonnes) £15 (including caravans towed by car/van), vehicle pass (over 3 Tonnes) £20.

To buy tickets, click here.


Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th May 2009
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£80 for 4 days, £65 for 3 days
last updated: Fri 13th Mar 2009


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