Saw Doctors cut a dash in Wee Toon

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Irish cult band The Saw Doctors made its debut to a sell out Victoria hall concert audience at 2012’s MOKFest.

The Gilchristians also debuted on the Saturday night main stage as the support act.

The Tannahill Weavers made a much welcome return to the festival at the trad concert, five years ago, having performed at the second MOK Fest in 1994.

Eilean Mo Ghoil, music of Arran collective played support with Linzi Murphy opening the concert in Campbeltown Heritage Centre.

Fergie MacDonald, The Moonshiners, Hannah Fisher, Sorren Mclean and the Kintyre Schools Pipe Band performed at the Festival Ceilidh with Kay Johnston as MC.

Ex-Bothy Band vocalist Triona Ni Dhomhnail headlined the Mitchell’s Glengyle Dalriada Connections concerts which also featured Gillian Frame and Padraig O’Neil with Ali Hutton along with a host of local and visiting musicians.

Campbeltown’s own super-group Slainte Davaar Allstars made their debut as headliners at the Survivors Night with Violent Echo, Sound of Kintyre Pipe Band, Medium High, Gullion, ll Brasso, Session A83 and Adam Fortune also on the bill.

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