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25th January 2007 - Mini Music Festival comes to the town and we have 2 pairs to tickets to be won!

The first weekend of February sees a mini music festival come to town when two separately organised events fall on the same weekend.

Friday 2nd February 2007 sees tribute band The Complete Stone Roses play in the Victoria Hall along with three local bands - Catch 22, The Twisted Melons and Violent Echo.  Tickets are 15 each plus booking fee and can be purchased at or at Whisky Macs or AP Taylors in Campbeltown.  This promises to be an excellent value for money night with doors opening at 7.30pm and closing at 2am.

The Complete Stone Roses are now one of the UKs most well-known, most seen and most successful tribute bands. Selling out venues across the UK and Ireland regularly, they have helped to carry on the music of one of the UKs most influential bands

The Complete Stone Roses play to over 75,000 each year now and one of the UK's most successful tribute bands.  Click to enlarge image

Your chance to win two tickets for The Complete Stone Roses Concert!!!!

Event organisers, Whisky Macs, have very kindly donated two sets of tickets to and

For your chance to win a pair of tickets please log on to the Kintyre Forum and enter!  Please remember if you have not already registered you must do so to win these tickets!

Watch this space!!!  Competition to be open tonight! (25th January 2007)

The following evening, Saturday 3rd February 2007, in the Argyll Hotel, Campbeltown, will see the return of the ever popular Hugh Trowsers Band.

The event is being organised by Argyll FM with all proceeds from the evening going to the local radio station which is entirely run by volunteers.  The evening has kindly been sponsored by local business D McNair and Son and everyone at the radio station would like to thank Alan Shaw for this support.

Tickets are 10 and can be purchased fromLes Oman 01586 551128, Yvonne Nicoll 0792199 4007, John Galbraith 01586 830235, The Argyll Hotel and Argyll FM.

Doors open at 8pm and those wishing to ensure a seat should come early!  Don't worry there will be a dance area for all you movers!

The Hugh Trowsers Band return to Campbeltown to play at the Argyll Hotel, Campbeltown.

The Hugh Trowsers band has absorbed the best of the 70s 80s & 90s and have forged themselves a modern niche. A place where those blessed with the colour of memory will identify with the sound in a unique luxurious nostalgia.Those fresh to the world may hear it pure and free, and can take time to dream.  To find out more about the band please logon to their website at

Kintyre is the Hugh Trowsers favourite place and this was commented on their website "Roll on the 3rd Feb indeedy, Kintyre is the band's favourite place in the whole wide world to play and another gig there lights the Trowsercandle of Anticipation"

Small video of Hugh Trowsers band playing at the Trumpton Riot in Carradale, August 2006.


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