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May

COUNSELLED OUT

Cumnock Town Hall

COUNSELLED OUT

The 10-piece revivalist soul band makes a welcome return to Cumnock Town Hall where it last appeared as guests of 60’s legends, The Marmalade, 4 years ago. The vocal powerhouse duo of Drew Robertson & Katrina Fitzsimmons, combined with the four-piece Reservoir Horns, is hard to beat and the band is renowned for creating a party atmosphere no matter where it plays. Counselled Out was massive in Ayrshire in the 1990’s and early 2000’s with their 1,000+ sell-out gigs at Kilmarnock’s Grand Hall and still hold the record for the most attendees at a live music event at Glasgow’s Renfrew Ferry. Plus special guests (to be announced)

Tickets: £10/8.

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Friday 26th May 2017 7,30pm

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – WELL FIRED ROLLS

Treehouse, Sandgate, Ayr

TREEHOUSE SESSIONS – WELL FIRED ROLLS

The Well Fired Rolls are back! Rocking blues from a lost era from Saltcoats finest at the Treehouse Open Mic Session, hosted by Aimee Penman..

  www.facebook.com/buzzafterdark

Wednesday 31st May 2017

9pm

ARDROSSAN MUSIC EXPERIENCE

Ardrossan Civic Centre, 150 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan

ARDROSSAN MUSIC EXPERIENCE

Fantastic four day music event including school groups competition and featuring Stirling Austin Swing Band Night, The Colin Kennedy Band, Tom McGuire and the Brassholes, Jo Harman, Sonny Daze and The Restless Knights, The Hummingbirds, The James Hunter Six.

For the full programme visit the website.

  www.ardrossanmusicexperience.com
Wednesday 31st May - Saturday 3rd June 2017 Various

June

THE OPERA BOYS – IN CONCERT

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

THE OPERA BOYS – IN CONCERT

Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between!

Tickets: £23 - £17.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Saturday 3rd June 2017 7.30pm

AC/DC UK

Cumnock Town Hall

AC/DC UK

Ultimate tribute to AC/DC

Ticket costs: £10

01563 554900 eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 3rd June 2017 Doors open 7pm

THE ABSOLUTE JAM + DOGTOOTH

Maybole Town Hall

THE ABSOLUTE JAM + DOGTOOTH

The ultimate tribute to the Jam

Tickets: £10

07878857973  
Saturday 10th June 2017 Doors Open 7pm

FISHER STEVENS AS ELVIS

Lyrics, Irvine

FISHER STEVENS AS ELVIS

Fisher Stevens one of the worlds top Elvis tributes comes to Irvine. We have been lucky enough to secure the first night of his Scottish visit.

If you love Elvis this is not your standard act it's not to be missed!!!

Cannot be seen anywhere else at Kyric's prices Tickets: £14

01294 312888 www.ticketsource.co.uk/lyrics
Friday 16th June 2017 7.30pm

SUNDAY JAZZ WITH THE NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

SUNDAY JAZZ WITH THE NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS

The best of traditional jazz played by some of Scotland’s leading musicians.

Tickets: £8/£6.

01294 274059  
Sunday 18th June 2017 2pm

CLUB AMERICANA PRESENTS: THE DANBERRYS

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CLUB AMERICANA PRESENTS: THE DANBERRYS

One of the hottest acts to emerge from the rockier underbelly of Nashville’s music scene, the soulful pairing of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel have built a huge fan base on both sides of the Atlantic.

On tour here in trio format, they have won awards and nominations for Best Americana Album.

01294 274059  
Sunday 18th June 2017 7.30pm

BYE BYE BABY – A CELEBRATION OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

BYE BYE BABY – A CELEBRATION OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS

Go back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

A memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia. Tickets: £23 - £15.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Sunday 18th June 2017 7.30pm

DECLAN NERNEY

Ayr Town Hall

DECLAN NERNEY

Hailing from Drumlish in the Co. Longford Declan Nerney has been at the forefront of Irish Country music for several decades.

Known near and far for his energetic showmanship with the unique “Nerney” big band sound that has rightfully carved his name right at the top of showbiz.

Tickets: £21.50.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Wednesday 21st June 2017 7.30pm

MARTIN BENNETT'S OLD GREEN RIVER BAND

Ayr Rugby Club is at Millbrae, Alloway, Ayr.

MARTIN BENNETT'S OLD GREEN RIVER BAND

Jazz and Blues band playing from 7.30pm till 10.30pm. Bar available, and dancing an option! Visitors welcome. Organised by Ayr Jazz Club.

Ticket costs £10

01292 590773 www.ayrjazzclub.webs.com
Friday 23rd June 2017 7.30pm

UPSIDE DOON

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr

UPSIDE DOON

Music with a Scots accent! Upside Doon returns for it’s second year with a fantastic line up of Scottish talent.

A special outdoor event in the museum gardens celebrating some of the best in Scottish music! Music from Mull Historical Society BMX Bandits. Have Mercy Las Vegas. C Macleod. The Stumblers.

Admission Adult: £17. Child: £14. Family: £55.

  www.burnsmuseum.org.uk
Saturday 24th June 2017 4pm - 11pm

THE JERSEY TONES (BACK IN IRVINE)

Lyrics, Irvine

THE JERSEY TONES (BACK IN IRVINE)

The UKs top tribute to Frankie Vali and The Overtones....We brought the boys to Irvine once and we are sooo excited to have them back!!!

Great night ahead...Tickets £10 available from the bar or via our TicketSource Link. You can also find us on Facebook :)

01294 312888 www.ticketsource.co.uk/lyrics
Saturday 24th June 2017 7.30pm

EDUARDO NIEBLA IN CONCERT

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

EDUARDO NIEBLA IN CONCERT

If you’re not familiar with the stunning guitar playing of Eduardo Niebla- you’re in for a treat. If you are already among his admirers around the world, you know you have something quite extraordinary in store.

The virtuoso Spanish guitarist makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers; brilliant flamenco jazz fusion and “exquisite” melodies – full of passion and verve. Eduardo’s appearances include the Queen Elizabeth Hall London, Celtic Connections, the Cairo Jazz Festival, the Jaipur Festival India & Glastonbury and he takes to the stage a maestro artist at the top of his game.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 (conc)

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Thursday 29th June 2017 7.30pm

ROD STEWART TRIBUTE NIGHT

Elliots, Main Street, Prestwick

ROD STEWART TRIBUTE NIGHT

Enjoy a 2 course meal as a nights entertainment as James Frew recreates the sounds of Rod Stewart.

£24.50pp

Call 01292 677677 to book.

01292 288235 www.facebook.com/buzzafterdark
Thursday 29th June 2017 7.30pm

THE JERSEY BOYS

Carlton Hotel, Prestwick

THE JERSEY BOYS

Recreating the hits and excitement of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with a huge bow to the smash hit musical The Jersey Boys.

Cost: £29.95pp. Price includes a 3 course meal! Overnight Accommodation Available.

Call now to book Tel: 01292 476811.

01292 476811 www.carlton-prestwick.com
Friday 30th June 2017 6.30pm

ALASTAIR SAVAGE, SCOTS FIDDLE OLD AND NEW

Kirkmichael Parish Church, Patna Road, KA19 7PJ

ALASTAIR SAVAGE, SCOTS FIDDLE OLD AND NEW

Alastair Savage is a member of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and a prize winning Scots fiddle player. He follows his critically acclaimed 2016 album 'Alone With History' with a series of concerts alongside Euan Drysdale on guitar/piano and Iain Crawford on double bass including this special concert in his Ayrshire homeland.

Featuring music by Niel Gow, James Scott Skinner and a tribute to Rabbie Burns. 'a must for aficionados, a primer for anyone with a notional interest in Scottish traditional music' ( Keith Bruce, The Herald) 'spectacular in simplicity, scope and delivery' ( Tim Carroll, Folkwords)

Tickets: £10, pay at door.

01655 750286 alastairsavage.co.uk
Friday 30th June 2017 7.30pm

July

DOONFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

Dalrymple

DOONFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

Doonfest Music Festival is Dalrymple’s very own acoustic music festival hosting everything from Folk and Gypsy Jazz to Blue Grass and Scottish contemporary with headliners DOSCA – fresh from their recent stint at Celtic Connections.

Join us over the weekend for guitar, ukulele and juggling workshops- (for kids and big kids at heart), music recitals in Dalrymple church with Cheryl Forbes- one of Scotland’s leading opera singers and a Sunday tea dance hosted by Gordon Cree. Tickets: Friday evening concert: £10 / Saturday evening concert £10. Workshops free of charge.

Tickets from Ayr Gaiety

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Friday 7th - Sunday 9th July 2017 Various

STIRLING BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Ayr Town Hall

STIRLING BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Join the groups participating in this year’s Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival in Ayr Town Hall!.

Chamber Choir Ivan Filipovic, Croatia. Innovation, Scotland. Lindbergh HS Strolling Strings, USA. West Springfield High School Orchestra, USA.

The Evening will end in a grand finale with all groups coming together to perform a well known Scottish piece under the direction of the festival’s Artistic Director, Dean Marshall!

Ticket costs Balcony/Gallery £10, Stalls £8/£6 Concession. Tickets from Ayr Gaiety Box Office

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Monday 10th July 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.