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9th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival

Musical Instrument Workshops & Concert Tickets

Tickets now on sale.

The tutors for the Musical Instrument Workshops on Saturday 20 May 2017 will be members of Home Made Jam plus Heather Farrell-Roberts (autoharp)  and Dave Currie (dobro). There will also be a concert by Home Made Jam in the evening.

The musical instrument workshop tutors this year are:

  • Guitar (beginner and intermediate): Betty Cooper (Home Made Jam)
  • Mandolin (all levels): Stewart Pottinger (Home Made Jam)
  • Double Bass (beginner and intermediate): Mairi Murison (Home Made Jam)
  • Bluegrass Banjo (beginner and intermediate): Cameron Oliphant (Home Made Jam)
  • Fiddle (beginner and intermediate): Ray Prior (Home Made Jam)
  • Autoharp (all levels): Heather Farrell-Robert
  • Dobro (all levels): Dave Currie

The anticipated running order for the day is as follows:

  • 10:30 Introductory meeting in Glencairn Memorial Institute
  • 11:00 to 13:00 First class
  • 13:00 to 14:00 Break for lunch
  • 14:00 to 16:00 Second class
  • 16:00 to 17:00 Slow Jam
  • 20:00 Evening Concert by Home Made Jam in the Coach House

Tickets Prices:

    • Musical Instrument Workshop £20
      • Special offer for those purchase Musical Instrument Workshop tickets:
        • Supper between the Slow Jam and the Evening Concert £5
        • Evening Concert £5 (50% discount)
    • Evening Concert £10

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The following should be noted with regards ticket purchases:

  1. Although the ticket sale transaction is handled by PayPal, you do not need to have a PayPal account to purchase Tickets, Credit Cards and Debit Cards are also accepted as methods of payment.
  2. On purchasing tickets, PayPal will send you a confirmation email, a copy of the confirmation email should be brought with you to the performance (tickets are not posted out).
  3. If you appear not to have received a confirmation email from PayPal, please look in your Spam folder for an email from PayPal, if having done this you are still unable to find a confirmation email, please click on Ticket Purchase Confirmation Request
  4. In the event that tickets are oversold, full refunds will be made to the last people to purchase tickets (the MMBF will endeavour to withdraw tickets from sale in a prompt manner to minimise the risk of this happening).
  5. Full refunds can be requested up to Saturday 13 May 2017 by clicking on Refund Request after Saturday 13 May 2017 refunds will only be given if there are people on a reserve list waiting to purchase tickets.
  6. For any other requests/queries please click on Other Request/Queries

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Double Bass

Bluegrass Banjo




Concert Only

9th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival Tickets

Tickets now on sale.

  1. The festival is being held on the weekend of 22 to 24 September 2017.
  2. The times of the ticketed performances are as follows:
    • Friday Evening 7:30pm
    • Saturday Afternoon 2:00pm
    • Saturday Evening 7:30pm
  3. Individual tickets are available for all of the above performances.
  4. Family tickets are available for the Saturday Afternoon performance which permit a paying adult to bring along up to 3 children under 17 free of charge.
  5. Two types of weekend tickets are available:
    • Weekend Full ticket (with or without camping) includes all 3 ticketed performances.
    • Weekend Evenings Only ticket (with or without camping) for those who wish to pursue other activities on the Saturday afternoon.
  6. Individual and Weekend tickets for those under 17 & parish residents are half price (under 14s should be accompanied by an adult).
  7. Family Weekend tickets are also available for both the Weekend Evening and Weekend Full ticket types.
  8. The campsite will be open from noon on Thursday 21 September until noon on Monday 25 September (Camping Only tickets available for single or multiple nights)
  9. Tickets can be purchased online below (selecting the appropriate options), using a debit card, credit card or by PayPal (no online booking fees apply).
  10. On the festival weekend the email confirmation you receive from PayPal when you purchase tickets, will be exchanged for festival wristbands in the festival office (please collect wristbands at least 30 minutes prior to start of performance).
  11. The necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled person is admitted free of charge, the normal ticket prices applies to the disabled visitor. Please click on Companion or Carer Request and enter your details and “send”.
  12. For details of alternative payments methods (in addition to those available online) or further information please select either:

Friday Evening

Saturday Afternoon

Saturday Afternoon Family Tickets

Saturday Evening

Weekend Evenings Only

Weekend Evenings Only Family Tickets

Weekend Full

Weekend Full Family Tickets

All Day Saturday

Camping Only