Survivors celebrate successful 25th MOK Fest

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Photographs by David McAllister and Raymond Hosie

Those who ‘survived’ the 25th Mull of Kintyre Music Festival celebrated in style.

Traditionally, Survivors’ Night, the final concert of the music festival, brings the festivities to an end with performances from mainly local artists.

The Wee Toon Tellers, who played at the first ever Survivors’ Night in Dillon’s Bar in 1993, made a welcome return this year.

Many other regular artists made an appearance on the night, including Kintyre Schools Pipe Band, the Twisted Melons, Deep Joy, Gullion, Gilchristians, Il Brasso and Session A83, with Jamie G as the MC.

A MOK Fest spokesperson said: ‘The Survivors’ Night brought the weekend to a close with some spectacular performances from the bands and musicians.’

Session A83 on stage. NO_c35survivors01_Session A83

Brass rock ensemble Il Brasso put on a show. NO_c35survivors02_Il Brasso

The crowd was packed with ‘survivors’. NO_c35survivors05_crowd

Campbeltown’s music stalwarts, The Twisted Melons, returned to the Victoria Hall. NO_c35survivors07_twisted melons

Deep Joy brought some jubilation to the event. NO_c35survivors08_deep joy

The Wee Toon Tellers played at the first ever Survivors’ Night and returned this year. NO_c35survivors11_wee toon tellers

Kintyre Schools Pipe Band on the night. NO_c35survivors12_kspb

Festival favourites, The Gilchristians, rocked the stage. NO_c35survivors13_gilchristians