Ferocious Dog first band announced for World Ceilidh 2015

Ferocious Dog Press ShotCreating their own take on Celtic folk, Ferocious Dog take the tradition: fiddles, whistles, mandolins and mix them up with a bit of, raw, buzz saw rock n’ roll attitude in a folk ska punk stylee.  Guaranteed they’ll have more than the house jumping in this valley in May…

Knockengorroch Burns night

Mungo's Hi Fi Crew 1-2014

On friday 30 Jan we’ll be back in Dumfries town hosting a feast of great music in true roots spirit to celebrate Robert Burns. Greenery, decor and colourful installations will transform The Venue into a resplendent Knockengorroch winter festival.  Featured will be some of Knockengorroch’s […]

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Knockengorroch from on high

View from above

Thank you to all the mighty Knockengorrochers that came together to make another World Ceilidh year happen. Here’s some great footage of the festival from the sky showing our upland location to full effect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ube2tu-MpMM#t=237

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Tigtri Kid’s Tent and other stuff for kids

World Ceilidh 2013 (Photo:Douglas Robertson)

Creative workshops and entertainment, cutting, sticking, painting and making. Storytelling, instruments and songs with Daniel Allison who has travelled the world gathering inspiration in Mexican deserts, African villages, Nepalese monasteries and the Amazon jungle. Rhythm & Music with Melissa Bradd. Drama, games, fun with Sophie […]

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More amazing names added


Have a look at more great acts joining the party: Vieux Farka Toure, Coldcut, Neville Staple, Dub Pistols, Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson, Sam Lee, Kan, Alejandro and the Magic Tombolinos, Plantec, Mungo’s Hi Fi Sound System, the Kakatsitsi Master Drummers fusion set with Rebecca Vasmant, Bombskare (pictured), Sketch, Gol, Tantz, Awry, MC […]

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