Back to the Pav announced

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Back to the Pav comes to Strathpeffer Pavilion on the 12th of June, 2015.

Back To The Pav small 212x300 - Back to the Pav announcedMarking the return of the successful collaboration between Dingwall Events,Inverness Gigs and Strathpeffer Pavilion, Back to the Pav bring another selection of local talent to the venue.

Heading up the announcement will be local legends, The Side who are well on the comeback trail returning from a hiatus. The band are fresh from releasing their new EP, have previously supported Texas , Simple Minds and not forgetting opening for Bon Jovi at the 02 arena.

Another band with a bit of history behind them, Raining Stairs purveyors of “honest uplifting commercial rock music“. Kenny from the band said “Absolutely delighted to have been asked to play at the “back to the pav” show at Strathpeffer Pavillion – a venue I’ve never played in so looking forward to the show!”

Marybank based front-man, Aaron Murray, takes Silver Coast to the pavilion first time. Having featured recently on the BBC Radio thanks to Vic Galloway and Rapal, following the  release of  second single “Hold On” at the beginning of the year.

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Dave Hook described Spring Break as “a breath of much needed fresh air”

Alness based Atlas came to the attention after their debut at The Ironworks in 2014 with their popular styled punk rock which has seen them most recently support The LaFontaines.

The acoustic stage, we’ll use the term loosely, also houses an impressive amount of talent. Sarah Williamson is perhaps better known for her time fronting Shaped, the singer songwriter brings much of her enthusiasm and energy that saw her band gain strong praise. Sarah will be joined by AlmostFolk  a four piece band a folk band complimented by the beautiful vocals of Carmen Beaton.

Headlining the stage will be Spring Break, described by themselves as “vaguely outrageous, psychedelic 3 piece folk funk outfit”. Having recently supported Stanley Odd on their mini ‘Sweat Box’ tour, Spring Break release debut EP ‘Departure Lounge’ on April the 20th.

Co-organiser of the event, Steve Robertson of Dingwall Events said “I’m really excited for Dingwall Events ongoing involvement in this worthy event to give Ross-Shire musicians a great stage to perform on and to give Ross-Shire audiences a chance to see some brilliant talent”.

Tickets will be available from the acts themselves or on line very very soon.

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Chris Lemon
Chris Lemon
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