Unique opportunity to catch one of Scotland's National musical treasures deliver an intimate and inspired performance at one of Dumfries & Galloway's best rural arts festivals.
Sunday, 14th July 2019
– Doors open at 7:00pm
Newton Stewart Cinema
“Dougie MacLean is Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure” (SingOut USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, 'roots based' songwriting and instrumental composition.
He has built an international reputation as songwriter, composer and extraordinary performer which has led to concerts and festivals all over the world including New York's Carnegie Hall, Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall and London’s Festival Theatre. His ending of the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (with Kylie Minogue and Lulu) was viewed by over a billion people worldwide!
MacLean’s songs have been covered by hosts of artists, including Paolo Nutini, Amy MacDonald,Ronan Keating, Mary Black, Frankie Miller and Kathy Mattea.
His song “Caledonia” has become one of Scotland's most popular contemporary songs and his music has been used in films (eg Last of the Mohicans, T2 Trainspotting), TV Drama (eg BBC's A Mug's Game) and he’s been the subject of three BBC TV music documentaries.
Dougie has received numerous gold discs for album sales, two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and an OBE in the New Year Honours list!
Sunday, July 14th 2019
Doors open: 7:00pm
Bookings close: July 14th 2019
Newton Stewart Cinema is located in the centre of town on Victoria Street, adjacent to the Co-op supermarket.
There is disabled access parking at the front of the building and limited public parking to the rear of the building, on Riverside Road. A more substantial car park can be found, also on Riverside Road, to the rear of the building and is a very short walk to the cinema.
There is a bus stop directly outside the Co-op supermarket which is adjacent to the cinema building which services buses from the East (Gatehouse of Fleet, Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas & Dumfries). On the opposite side of the road there is a bus stop at the former Grapes Hotel which services buses from the West (Kirkcowan, Glenluce & Stranraer).