Virtually Knockengorroch ‘Lockengorroch’

Knock at night

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 on our bill for this year joined us in whatever form they can.   On Saturday workshops took place for all the family and Sunday hundreds enjoyed a ceilidh!

The sessions are all available to watch

Friday part one Facebook video (missed a wee bit at the beginning)
Friday part two Facebook video
Saturday part one Youtube or Facebook video
Saturday part two Youtube or Facebook video
Sunday ceilidh Youtube or Facebook video
Sunday session Youtube or Facebook video

And don’t forget to donate to support all the fantastic artists taking part!  The page will be open until the end of May for donations.

‘Lockengorroch’ live stream line-up

Friday

19:05 Chandra Mather
19:25 Theo Bard
19:40 Twelfth Day
20:15 Tilly Dread
20:25 Toby Mottershead
20:40 Martin Fell
20:55 Zoë Bestel
21:10 John Fairhurst
22:00 Nema Kuta
23:00 Mood Swings – Leeds
1:00 end

Saturday

Workshops

10:00 Guided meditation. “Embodied Stardust Oneness” – opening session for Celestial, Mindful Being.
11:15 Pond dipping with Tilly
12:30 Highland dance with Martin Fell
13:45 Singing with Chandra
15:00 North Indian dance with Dana
16:15 Club Mud. A joy-packed hour of playful absurdity and spontaneous silliness. Expect games, group choreography and crazy happenings from the Club Mud team. Bring your friends. Kids, drop off your adults. Flash mob the DJ later on..

Saturday live music

19:00 Cammy Sinclair
19:10 Freya Rae (Holiday Club)
19:25 Cera Impala Music
20:05 Daniel Allison
20:20 Luisa Brown and John Anderson
20:40 Ceitidh Mac
21:00 Macmaster/ Hay (The Poozies)
21.20 Shooglenifty
21:40 Afro Celt Sound System
22:00 Address from Knockengorroch host Simon Holmes
22:20 Morag Brown (Awry)
22:35 Sam Gillespie and Siannie Moodie
22:55 Greg and Pete (Moishe’s Bagel)
23:30 DJ Dolphin Boy

Sunday 24th

16:00 Knockengorroch ceilidh with Awry

19:00 Samedia Shebeen family session
20:00 Easy Skankin Crew
21:00 Samson Sounds
21:30 Cenote Sounds
22:30 Mungo’s Hi Fi feat Tom Spirals and Vixen Sound

We have set up a donation page for those who can to donate. Proceeds will be split between the artists that participate, who have lost most of their income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/virtuallyknockengorroch

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