And… we’re off!

The sun is out, the sea is shining and strains of banjo plucking can be heard drifting onto the streets of Girvan. The Paul McKenna Band have just finished sound-checking and Glasgow’s Kin are about to wow the Catholic Hall crowd. If you’ve bought weekend tickets online then your wristband is available in the Festival … Read more

Girvan Festival 2023 – Tickets on sale & more!…

We’re very happy to announce that Weekend tickets for Girvan Festival are now on sale!  It’s also now possible to book a free pass for Camping. We’re delighted to have some fantastic guests lined up for you including Robyn Stapleton, Paul McKenna, Jo Miller and lots more. There’s lots more stuff happening too including a … Read more

Ayrshire Folk for Ukraine

There’s a great line-up of folk legends and local musicians appearing at the Gaiety next month in a fundraiser for refugees from the War in Ukraine. Alastair McDonald, Fraser & Ian Bruce and Gavin Paterson head up a bill that also includes Dalrymple Ladies Ukelele Orchestra, floor spots and a special appearance by Ukrainian musician … Read more

Tickets are on sale (finally!)

Girvan Festival Logo 2022

Tickets are finally on sale for the 2022 Girvan Festival from our website! Thanks for your patience while we’ve picked ourselves up and dusted ourselves down from the pandemic.  It’s been a time of change & renewal for the Festival and we can’t wait to welcome friends old & new back to Girvan & the Catholic … Read more

Girvan Folk Festival 2022 dates: 29th April to 1st May!

The festival committee is currently going full steam ahead in making preparations for the opening night on 29th April! Artists confirmed for the festival this year include Alasdair Roberts, Inni-K, and Allan MacDonald to name just a few, so there’s going to be a top notch line-up for the concerts, as well as sessions, workshops, … Read more