Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival, as it was now called, secured £2,500 funding from Dumfries & Galloway Council's Regional Arts Fund in 2015 along with new local and national sponsorship and partners. The programme expanded to feature 2 concerts, 6 traditional music workshops, tune & song writing competitions, tune & song sessions and award nominated and award winning, world famous, traditional musicians including the unforgettable Máirtín O'Connor Band.
|What We Did In 2015
|No. of Concerts
|No. of Workshops
|Organisation Spend in Wigtownshire
|Organisation Spend in Dumfries & Galloway
|Organisation Spend in Scotland
* Total amount spent by Newton Stewart Traditional Music Festival Association to deliver the festival over the 10th & 11th July 2015.
Performers & Tutors in 2015
Claire Hastings (BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2015)
Nadine Stah White
Rhins of Galloway Pipes & Drums