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April

CLASSIC ROCK USA

Ayr Town Hall

CLASSIC ROCK USA

Imagine a rock concert involving three of the biggest named rock stars of the 21st Century!

Classic Rock USA is a heart pumping, drum beating and pulsating rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and the ‘Boss’ himself, Bruce Springsteen.

You will be taken on an epic journey of all things rock, as the totally awesome cast and band brings down the house with the very best selections of these 3 great artists including: Born to Run, Thunder Road, Everything I Do, Summer of 69, Living on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, Bed of Roses and many more……

Tickets: £20.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Wednesday 26th April 2017

7.30pm

PHIL ON THE FIRTH

Ayr Town Hall

PHIL ON THE FIRTH

Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir. Following the success of last year’s concert, the choir are returning with our mix of classical, modern, Scottish and male voice music to suit every taste. Vivaldi’s Gloria, The pilgrims Chorus, My Way and My love is like a red red rose are just a taste of the variety of our music programme.

For our guest artistes we again have the lyric soprano Oksana Mavrodii, with on this occasion the accordionist extraordinaire, Ian Muir. Over its 90+ years the choir has performed in venues from the Royal Albert Hall, London to our own Royal Concert hall in Glasgow. Our achievements include winning the Eisteddfod in Wales and the BBC’s “let the people sing”. It promises to be a wonderful evening of music.

Tickets: £12 Balcony/Gallery £10 Stalls (£10/£8 for Over 60’s) Tickets: £20.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Sunday 30th April 2017

7.30pm

CLUB AMERICANA CONNLA

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CLUB AMERICANA CONNLA

Connla are five tremendous musicians who came together while studying at Ulster University. Their sensitive and innovative arrangements of traditional and modern folk songs and tunes have earned them praise across the local community.

Tickets: £12/£10.

01294 274059  
Sunday 30th April 2017 7.30pm

May

EMMA DURKAN ‘THE GIRL WITH THE CLOAK’ EP LAUNCH

Elliots, 132 Main St, Prestwick KA9 1PB

EMMA DURKAN ‘THE GIRL WITH THE CLOAK’ EP LAUNCH

Popular Ayrshire fiddle & harpist artist releases her debut EP with support from pop fusion quartet Efemmeras, Scots- Americana folkster Sandy McFadyean & Trad band The Legacy.

Tickets £5 includes a copy of the EP.

01292 677677 www.facebook.com/buzzafterdark

Monday 1st May 2017

7.30pm

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – RIGID SOUL

Treehouse, Sandgate, Ayr

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – RIGID SOUL

Prestwick guitar prodigy Kyle Hood performs a stripped back set of indie-rock jazz & blues at The Tree-house Session Open mic, hosted by Aimee Penman every Wednesday.

Free Entry

House instruments provided.

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Wednesday 3rd May 2017

9pm

TOTALLY TINA

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

TOTALLY TINA

The show will take you from the early days with Ike, and songs like River Deep, Mountain High, all the way through to Tina’s solo comeback in the 80s and her massive hits like Simply the Best and What’s Love Got to Do With It.

With authentic costumes and dance routines recreating the look and feel of Tina - this show is simply the best!

Tickets: £19.

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 6th May 2017 7,30pm

CLUB AMERICANA: THE LOWEST PAIR

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CLUB AMERICANA: THE LOWEST PAIR

Rarely will you hear such beautiful American roots music so perfectly performed. Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee have found themselves in the premier league after gaining a reputation as one of the most original old-time influenced duos working the US circuit.

Tickets: £12.

01294 274059  
Sunday 7th May 2017 7.30pm

ELLIOTS SUNDAY SESSION – MEMPHIS RnB BAN

Elliots, 132 Main St, Prestwick KA9 1PB

ELLIOTS SUNDAY SESSION – MEMPHIS RnB BAN

Scott Nicol host his weekly open mic with a featured artist, followed by cover band Memphis 9.30pm til late.

Free Entry.

01292 677677 www.facebook.com/buzzafterdark

Sunday 7th May 2017

9.30pm

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – RIGID SOUL

Treehouse, Sandgate, Ayr

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – STEVE GROZIER

Glasgow singer songwriter Steve Grozier performs original Americana-flavoured material at The Treehouse Session Open mic, hosted by Aimee Penman every Wednesday.

Free Entry

House instruments provided.

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Wednesday 10th May 2017

9pm

DEREK RYAN

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

DEREK RYAN

Derek Ryan makes his highly anticipated return to The Gaiety for a performance of self-penned hits along with a sprinkling of country classics.

Tickets: £16-£21.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Friday 12th May 2017 7.30pm

JUNKMANS CHOIR GIG

Café Society, Ayr

JUNKMANS CHOIR GIG

Junkman’s Choir set extracts of the Merry Muses to music plus support from Kalio Gayo, on tour from Holland with their brand of international; party folk music with a Balkan punky edge. Sex and Burns and Rock’n’Roll….to grab you by the breeks in ‘Reel, Rattle & Roar’ – the last album by Scottish band Junkman’s Choir, in a devils dozen of Rabbie’s rarities with a wilder edge & punk-rock punch.

Strictly over 18s.

Part of Burnsfringe

01292 288235 www.burnsfestival.com
Friday 12th May 2017 7.30pm

CUNNINGHAME CHOIR - PSALM FEST!

St. Columba’s Church, Glasgow Road, Kilbirnie

CUNNINGHAME CHOIR - PSALM FEST!

Join Cunninghame Choir for a concert of uplifting music for choir and soloists, organ and string ensemble e. Spanning the Baroque to the 20th Century, the Psalm texts are brought alive in enchanting and dramatic style.

Tickets: £7.

01505 503822 www.cunninghame-choir.org.uk
Saturday 13th May 2017 7.30pm

CLUB AMERICANA: HAT FITZ & CARA

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CLUB AMERICANA: HAT FITZ & CARA

“Beautiful, raw and exciting,” “a celebration of everything that is good about contemporary roots music,” “if they don’t move you, nothing will”…

Tickets: £12.

01294 274059  
Sunday 14th May 2017 7.30pm

JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW

Johnny Cash Roadshow is the UK’s No1 Tribute to Johnny Cash and the only show to be endorsed by the Cash family.

This is more than just a show, it’s a heart-warming story played out with genuine passion and a wonderful celebration of one of world’s greatest known artists ‘Extraordinary concert’ – Daily Record.

Tickets: £22.50 - £15.50

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Tuesday 16th May 2017 7.30pm

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From classical music to rock, you will find many live gigs and music shows on throughout Ayrshire.

The entertainment venues range from your local pubs and clubs to larger venues, like Ayr Town Hall, The Palace Theatre, The Magnum, Harbour Arts Centre & Barrfields in Largs.