West End Festival 2009

Big red hatsSaturday 13th June - Sunday 28th June, 2009

For full festival programme and details, visit www.westendfestival.co.uk

One of the major festivals in the Scottish calendar, and Glasgow's most eagerly anticipated community event, this year's West End Festival is set to be the event for the summer with the biggest and best programme yet.

Running from Friday 12th June to Sunday 28th June, the West End Festival is set to attract a record number of visitors with over 200,000 revelers expected to take part in the festivities over the course of the two week event.

Photo: lismore sessions. The Lismore Sessions

With Milwaukee Dave and others.

An afternoon of outdoor live music

Sunday 28th June

from 2 p.m. onwards

The Lismore,
Partick Cross (Dumbarton Road).

Folk, Blues and Beyond - Acoustic Music Festival - 14th - 28th June

A brilliant new event for 2009:Folk, Blues and Beyond - acoustic music festival with the cream of local talent performing at six of the west end's most popular venues.

The all-new acoustic fringe fesival will celebrate acoustic music from our most talented local musicians at some of the West End's most popular acoustic music venues.

If you like Folk, Roots, Country, Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic or Traditional Music these are performances not to be missed

Free Candy Sessions at The Liquid Ship, 171 Great Western Road, G4 9AW (Telephone 331 1901)

For full festival programme and details, visit www.westendfestival.co.uk

Dancing in the Library

Saturday, 27th June - 10.00 a.m. - 10.45

Hillhead Library, Byres Road
Phone: 0141 339 7223

Dancing in the Library - Boogie Babies

Movement, story-telling and games with Jayne Middleton. You will need bare feet and comfortable clothes. For parents and toddlers. 'Part of the West End Festival'.

Sunday 28 June - BBQ Beats at The Drawing Room

1055 Sauchiehall Street, Kelvingrove.

Mmarking the end of the west-end festival but the beginning of our Summer.

We've a sensational line-up for this special event with live music ranging from jazz aficionados Corner Pocket Groove to must-see bluegrass group New Redwing. We've also got Canary Warfare, Traquair, and Chris Blair playing their fantastic mix of acoustic, gospel and indie for a fine all round blend of music.

And not to forget our soulful DJ Andy Taylor who'll be taking us into the evening with some classic soul, funk and reggae. All accompanied of course by some delicious bbqed food and sumptuous cocktails.

Some great reasons to head to your favourite bar this Sunday 28th June ................as if you need some.....the fun starts from 2pm.


PavementDates for 2009:
June 20/21 and 27/28 - to receive full details about participating please call Lynne on 0141 339 3582 or 07779977612
More information

Festival programme

Programme - download PDF