Kelso in Scotland gets new folk fest

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Kelso in Scotland gets new folk fest

Kelso Folk and Acoustic Music Club on the Scottish borders is launching a new annual Folk music festival, which will take place at various venues in the town from September 1-3, 2017.

The weekend will feature live concerts, sessions, workshops and open mics featuring award-winning bands and artists as well as a showcase for local talent.

Set to play over the weekend are  Breabach, voted  ‘Folk Band of the Year’ and ‘Album of Year’ at the 2016 Scots Trad Music Awards and BBC ‘Folk Musician of 2012’, Tom McConville. Supporting them will be the 2016 winners of the Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award, Northern Company, and the talented Jenny Biddle.

The festival is being sponsored by Awards for All, Scotland and the Fallago Environmental Fund and includes a free lunchtime concert in the Old Parish Kirk on the Saturday.

Tickets are available at www.bordersevents.com

Full details at www.kelsofolkfest.org

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