MOK Fest tickets selling fast

MOK Fest's 2018 poster printed by Krisp Print.

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MOK Fest Carni-West, Up the Close and the Festival Club are just three venues at the 26th Mull of Kintyre Music Festival.

Tickets are selling fast for the event, which this year is earlier than usual, from Aug 8 to 12 and, as reported last week, has concerts featuring acts including The Time Frequency, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham.

In addition further acts include The Grouse Ceilidh Band, Kim Carnie and Innes White, Eddie Seaman and Luc McNally and Slainte Davaar Allstars.

The weekend is packed full of open air events including the parade, renamed, Carni-West on Sat Aug 11.

Following Carni-West, on Saturday afternoon, go ‘Up the Close’ to the new open air location as it moves to the grounds in Springbank Distillery’s Well Close.

There’s live music and entertainment from Deep Joy, The Twisted Melons, Treble Trouble, Footnotes and Funky Chicken with more acts to be confirmed.

Also on the Saturday afternoon there is a further new venue, for the Festival Club which moves to Kirk Street Hall and runs from 1pm – 5pm.

There will be the usual mega music session and performances from Western Sound. Tea, coffee and refreshments will be served.

MOK Fest organisers would like to invite individuals, community groups and businesses who wish to get involved in Carni-West  to email or phone 07873 280 003.

The aim is to create a real carnival atmosphere this year with prizes given to the most entertaining entry and the best motor vehicle winners.

The Festival starts on Wednesday Aug 8 with the Gaelic Concert in Ceol Campbeltown and continues with the Young Folk Night on Thursday 9.

As usual there will be live music inside and outside many bars and hotels across the town.

Tickets for all concerts are available from A.P. Taylors, Main Street Campbeltown on-line at or phone 08444 771 000.

Contact the festival at

The MOK Fest poster, printed by Krisp Print, which will appear round the town. NO_c20MOKFestposter01_2018 Main Festival Poster (1105)