Archive: Knockengorroch Festival

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In memory of Soma ft Doug Paine from Mungos

Katch speaks to Doug Paine of Mungos Hi Fi Sound System about the early Knockengorroch days, Sound System culture, departed friends and fascination with cultures ... Read more

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A New World feat Simon Emmerson from Afro Celt Sound System

Second in our artist series, Katch chats to Simon from the Afro Celt Sound System about ‘world’ music, democratising the music industry and positives of ... Read more

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Ceilidhs and conga lines

Katch chats to Morag Brown, front woman of the progressive traditional band Awry.  Now firm festival favourites, Awry deliver the infamous, large and rambunctious Knockengorroch Sunday ceilidh.

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Beginnings

In this episode Katch talks to festival founders and Knockengorroch residents Liz and Simon Holmes about why they started Knockengorroch Festival - a tale of social idealism, musical discovery and connection to land and heritage. She also chats to Jonny Hardie of Old Blind Dogs and Nick Jenkins of Outland Trio who share their memories of the very first festival in 1998.

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Knockengorroch Festival trailer

Knockengorroch festival is a much loved event in South West Scotland featuring trad and dance music from across the world. This trailer is an introduction to the Knockengorroch podcast episodes - coming soon!

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2 weeks ago

❤️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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