Burnsfest! Live Music Tent

Burnsfest

Sat 5 May
Burnsfest!
Free
1-10pm

 

1pm -  KATEE CROSS & THE AMBERJAXX

Katee is a Scottish singer song writer working towards her third self penned album due out October 2018. Previous supports include Sandi Thom, Dougie McLean and Karine Polwart as well as playing with Seasick Steve at Wembley Arena.

2pm – ANNA SWEENEY

Anna will perform tracks from her new album ‘Game Face’. The last few months have seen Anna debut in Nashville and perform twice at Celtic Connections.

3pm – BROWNBEAR

are a four piece indie rock outfit led by singer/song writer Matt Hickman. Previous supports include The Libertines and The View and their debut album 'What Is Home' covers love, loss and life whilst questioning what exactly home is.

4pm - THE HUR

are an energetic folk/pop band bringing together the traditional sounds of Scotland and Ireland with their own unique blend of folk pop. The band have recently had a huge response to their second single 'Against the Light'.

4.45pm - DAVE WATSON

A poet from the Inverclyde area who had produced a poem call Tam O'Shatner. The poem has been published by Fleming Publications, was runner up in the published poets category in last year's Dunedin Burns Poetry Competition, and also won the Give it your Best Shot event at the last Falkirk Storytelling Festival.

5pm - CHESNEY HAWKES

Chesney's hit 'The One and Only' spent 5 weeks at number 1 in the 90's and was a top ten hit stateside. Chesney has a successful writing and producing career as well as enjoying around the world success on the festival circuit and more!

6.20pm - CAROL LAULA

has a style which bobs around somewhere between the sweet clear delicacy of Joni Mitchell and the tougher edges of Joan Armatrading. With eight albums under her belt and a Burns repertoire, Carol is famed the world over.

7.20pm - APACHE DARLING

A blend of fuzzy synth's, solid backbeats and soaring vocals make up their sound described as 'the new pop'. Apache Darling will get the evening party started.

8.30pm - HIPSWAY

are set to bring their intoxicating blend of pop-rock and soul to Burnsfest for the first time performing hits such as Broken Years, , Ask The Lord, Long White Car, Tinder and Honeythief. What a way to end the night!