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Postponement to May 2021

In March this year we postponed our May Knockengorroch event to September, believing that it would be safe and legal to hold the festival then. ... Read more

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Afro Celt Sound System ‘Lockdown Gorroch Reel’

Following our amazing Virtually Knockengorroch event headliners Afro Celt Sound System have released the brand new tune written by fiddler Peter Tickell for us. The ... Read more

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Virtually Knockengorroch ‘Lockengorroch’

From Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May we live streamed Virtually Knockengorroch from zoom, Facebook, YouTube and twitch.  Many of the live artists and DJs ... Read more

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‘Virtually Knockengorroch’ marks our May dates

Knockengorrochers from across the world are invite to join us to mark our May Knockengorroch dates 21 to 24 May.  Over this time we ask ... Read more

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September line-up!

True to our original May line up, September will bring a delectable array of traditional, electronic and international music acts from around the globe to ... Read more

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Postponement to 10-13 September 2020

Due to the current circumstances, Knockengorroch festival is postponed until 10-13 September 2020 and tickets are now ON SALE for this event. We have our ... Read more

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COVID-19: Contingency plan statement

We are aware about the growing concerns on how COVID-19 may impact this year’s festival. Mass gatherings in Scotland are likely to be cancelled through ... Read more

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Knockengorroch Spring Session March 6!

Knockengorroch hosts its annual club night to get everyone’s pulses raising in good time for our May festival. Our spring session is the party to ... Read more

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First acts unveiled for Knockengorroch 2020

A delectable array of traditional, electronic and international music acts will bring sounds from around the globe to the hills of Galloway. Acclaimed European and ... Read more

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Knockengorroch ‘Langwhan’

Over four days a multitude of musicians gather round the hearth and play sets and sessions amongst a rapt audience in the ‘langwhan’ longhouse. Artists ... Read more

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Champions Scheme is go!

We are ever delighted and grateful for the wonderful people that return to us year on year! However we know we can never get complacent… ... Read more

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Early release tickets for 2020

That’s the Knockengorroch love released for another year… And what a year! For 2020’s festival we are releasing only 50 tickets at last year’s early ... Read more

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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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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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📣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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