If you prefer a bigger festival in a smaller pot you are a Knockengorrocher!

Join us beside the glittering Water of Deugh beneath the broad shoulders of southwest Scotland’s great mountain peaks to celebrate some of the finest music from the Celtic diaspora and everywhere in-between.


N'famady Kouyaté Knockengorroch 2024 Artist

​​First acts announced for Knockengorroch Festival 2024

Knockengorroch Festival is proud to present an incredible selection of international artists and homegrown talent who will be playing at Knockengorroch Festival 2024 in the …

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Knockengorroch 2023 by Krzysztof Globisz

Families at Knockengorroch

If you are looking for a kid-friendly festival next summer, Knockengorroch Festival has so much to offer families! Set in stunning scenery in the hills …

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Knockengorroch 2023

Earlybird tickets now on sale

A limited number of Earlybird tickets for Knockengorroch Festival 2024 are now available to buy online. 2024’s festival will be bursting with incredible music, arts …

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Knockengorroch 2024

More Knockengorroch projects

We organise events and projects in the spirit of Knockengorroch at various locations around Scotland. All sorts of what Knockengorroch is all about …in all kinds of places which aren’t Knockengorroch…


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❤️HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY KNOCKENGORROCHERS!❤️We love you guys! Thank you for making our wee festival so special and unique, and for showing us so much love over the past 26 years! 😘We can’t wait to see you all again this May in our stunning location in the hills… there’s no festival site in the UK like it! 🌈 Bring on Knockengorroch Festival 2024! 👉 www.knockengorroch.org.uk/tickets/📷 Jethro Collins ... See MoreSee Less
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Join N’famady Kouyaté over on our Instagram page this Thursday (15th) where he will be taking over our Stories from 12-4pm! 🎶 🙌N’famady is a young energetic multi-instrumentalist from Guinea, fusing Mandingue African with western jazz, pop, indie, and funk influences. His performances create amazing atmospheres and vibrations wherever he goes, and audiences are charmed by his infectious enthusiasm and joy. We are thrilled to be welcoming to the stage this May at Knockengorroch Festival! 💥⚡️More info and video on our website 👉 www.knockengorroch.org.uk/artist/nfamady-kouyate/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

We are excited to welcome one of the most sumptuous voices of the world-reggae scene Queen Omega & The Royal Souls to Knockengorroch Festival 2024! 🎶 🙌Originally from San Fernando in Trinidad, Queen Omega has entered roots reggae history as a feminine icon, with her unique voice and precise, conscious messages. On stage Queen Omega combines reggae, Caribbean, jazz and soul sounds with her authenticity, her energy and her undeniable presence. 💥⚡️More info and video on our website 👉 www.knockengorroch.org.uk/artist/queen-omega-the-royal-souls/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

📣TICKET ALERT! 📣Super Organised tickets for Knockengorroch Festival 2024 are running low! 😮 Once they are gone, tickets will be going up to the next tier price.Don’t miss out, book your Super Organised ticket today 👉 www.knockengorroch.org.uk/tickets/We can’t wait to welcome you to our mighty and magical corner of the Earth in May! ☀️📷 ReCompose ... See MoreSee Less
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Knockengorroch World Ceilidh - Scottish Hospitality Awards Finalist 2018
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Knockengorroch CIC is supported by PRS for Music Foundation

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Knockengorroch lies within Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere. The Biosphere designation is recognition of the fantastic array of landscapes, wildlife, cultural heritage and learning opportunities that SW Scotland offers for communities, businesses and visitors to experience and celebrate in a sustainable way.

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