first acts announced for Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

including Peatbog Faeries, Young Fathers, Shooglenifty, Scratch Perverts, and Macka B

By Scott Williams | Published: Tue 27th Jan 2015

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2015 - Peatbog Faeries
Photo credit: Clare Damodaran

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2015

Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th May 2015
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£99 for 4 days
Daily capacity: 3,000

Young Fathers, Peatbog Faeries, Shooglenifty, Scratch Perverts, and Macka B top the acts confirmed for this year's Knockengorroch World Ceilidh.

The four day festival Galloway valley festival held from Thursday 21st until Sunday 24th May 2015 will also play host to Ferocious Dog, The Baghdaddies, DJ Format, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Aziza Brahim, John Langan, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, Age Of Glass, Awry, Blackbeard's Tea Party, London Afrobeat Collective, No Go Stop, The Amphetameanies, Bunty Looping, Jeremy Mage, and Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, with many more still to be announced.

Festival director Katch Holmes said, "We are delighted with our line-up which covers music from all walks and lives and backgrounds, rich and diverse and reflecting the communality of music which Knockengorroch has always promoted."

The festival held at Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, in Scotland will feature musicians from around the world heading for the far flung location, and the programme will also include arts, crafts and dance workshops, spoken word, comedy, performance art, installations, walkabout theatre, fire shows and kids activities.

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The early bird offer has ended. An adult ticket is priced at £99 for 4 days, £87 for 3 days, an adult concession ticket is priced at £94 for 4 days, £82 for 3 days, Children tickets (11-15 years) are priced at £48 for 4 days, £42 for 3 days. Vehicle passes: (up to 1 tonne) £18, vehicle pass (1-3 Tonnes) £25 (including caravans towed by car/van), vehicle pass (over 3 Tonnes) £30.

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