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March

THE SOUND OF INFINITY

The Volunteer Rooms Irvine

THE SOUND OF INFINITY

Join the Ayrshire Infinity Choir for a night of music and singing to suit all tastes.

From musical theatre to pop to international music, you will hear The Sound of Infinity from this diverse and exciting choir. The members of the choir come from all over Ayrshire and have a passion and a joy for singing. Led by their Musical Director, Siobhan McAuley the choir will take you on a musical journey that is not to be missed.

Bar available. Ticket costs: £10 (booking fee may apply)

  www.ticketsource.co.uk
Friday 24th March 2017 7pm

AEOLIAN MALE VOICE CHOIR CONCERT

Grand Hall, Kilmarnock

AEOLIAN MALE VOICE CHOIR CONCERT

Varied choral concert with guest soloists from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Ticket costs: £10 children free

 

01563 538730 www.aeolianmalevoicechoir.org
Saturday 25th March 2017 7.15pm. Doors Open: 6.30pm

BARRY STEELE AS ROY ORBISON

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

BARRY STEELE AS ROY ORBISON

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.

Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time as he celebrates his own personal ten year anniversary on tour.

Tickets: £19.50

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 25th March 2017 7.30pm

A TAPESTRY OF GAELIC SONG WITH MAGGIE MCINNES

Woodlands Centre, Irvine

A TAPESTRY OF GAELIC SONG WITH MAGGIE MCINNES

Concert with Maggie McInnes and Gaelic Song Group

Ticket costs: £5

01294 279707  

Sunday 26th March 2017

3pm

AYRSHIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT

Ayr Town Hall

AYRSHIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT

Concert featuring Troon trumpeter Laura Wilson as soloist in concerto by the Armenian composer Aleksandr Arutiunian. Programme also includes Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien and Symphony No 4 by Brahms.

Ticket costs: £12 (upstairs) £8 (downstairs)

01292 281690 www.aso-online.co.uk

Sunday 26th March 2017

7.30pm

MICHAEL ENGLISH

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

MICHAEL ENGLISH

Prepare to “Dance all Night” with the phenomenal Michael English. Since forming his own band two years ago Michael has become one of Ireland’s top music stars playing to sell-out concerts worldwide.

An accomplished musician & songwriter, the Kildare man known for his energetic performances always leaves the crowd wanting more. Michael’s current album “Dance all Night” has been hugely successful with his highly anticipated debut DVD due for release at the end of 2017.

Tickets: £20.50 – £24.50.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Thursday 30th March 2017

7.30pm

PRESBYTERY'S GOT TALENT

Kingcase Parish Church Hall,Waterloo Road, Prestwick

PRESBYTERY'S GOT TALENT

A evening of great talent . With local entertainer and guests.

Tickets: £3

01292 540969  

Friday 31st March 2017

7pm

AYR CONCERT SERIES : BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Ayr Town Hall

AYR CONCERT SERIES : BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Sir James MacMillan isn’t just one of the most significant artists working in Scotland today: he’s a creative figure of international importance.

Here he shares the stage with young Dutch clarinet star Annelien Van Wauwe in Finzi’s lovely Clarinet Concerto and pays homage to an elder statesman amongst Scottish composers, John Maxwell Geddes who this year celebrates his 75th birthday.

Tickets: Standard £24 (Circle) £20 (Stalls) Student £5 (Stalls Only) Child £3 (Stalls Only)

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Friday 31st March 2017

7.30pm

April

BE HERE NOW - INDIE ROCK FESTIVAL

Grand Hall, Kilmarnock

BE HERE NOW - INDIE ROCK FESTIVAL

An incredible festival of Indie Rock music - celebrating music from some of the giants of the scene like Kasabian, Noel Gallagher and The Stereophonics, alongside the incredible Fools Gold DJ set and local bands.

Tickets: £14

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 1st April 2017 3pm

SHOWADDYWADDY

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

SHOWADDYWADDY

SHOWADDYWADDY have long been established as Europe’s most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock & roll. With 23 Top 40 hit singles, including Top 5 hits with “Under The Moon of Love,” “When,” “You Got What It Takes,” “3 Steps To Heaven,” “Hey Rock & Roll” including a Christmas number 1 in 1978- the record simply speaks for itself!

After more than 40 incredible years, rock & roll music is truly alive and kicking in the hands of this amazing band.

Tickets: £18 – £23.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Saturday 1st April 2017

7.30pm

RUBIX CUBE’S 80’S NIGHT

Carlton Hotel, Prestwick

RUBIX CUBE’S 80’S NIGHT

Did you roll your jacket sleeves up like Don Johnson in Miami Vice? Did you wear sparkly make up and have the latest Madonna haircut or worse…a mullet? Why not revisit the time thatfashion forgot and come see Rubix Cubes 80’s Night!

Cost: £29.95pp. Price includes a fantastic 3 course meal!

Overnight Accommodation Available.

01292 476811 www.carlton-prestwick.com

Saturday 1st April 2017

6.30pm

FOSTER & ALLAN

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

FOSTER & ALLAN

International recording artists Foster & Allen are bringing their 40th Anniversary Tour to the UK. They will perform a string of their hits including Bunch of Thyme, Maggie, After All These Years, I Will Love You All My Life and Old Flames as well as more recent recordings like Gold & Silver Days,

A Hug and songs from their new 40th Anniversary "Celebration" CD due out in early Autumn. Foster & Allen’s style and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever.

Tickets: £20.

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Thursday 6th April 2017 7.30pm

FOSTER & ALLEN

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

FOSTER & ALLEN

Celebrating 40 years together in the music business international recording artists Foster & Allen bring their 40th Anniversary Tour to the U.K. Foster & Allen’s easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever as they perform a string of their hits including ‘Bunch of Thyme’, ‘Maggie’, ‘After All These Years’, ‘I Will Love You All My Life’ and ‘Old Flames’ and some of their recent recordings like ‘Gold & Silver Days’, ‘A Hug’ and songs from their new 40th Anniversary “Celebration” CD due out in early Autumn.

Tickets: £17 – £22.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Saturday 8th April 2017

7.30pm

ROSE-MARIE

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

ROSE-MARIE

Irish singing star, Rose-Marie, comes to the Kilmarnock fresh from a USA tour.

With current record sales of over 15 million, all 20 of her albums going gold or platinum and a new album ready for imminent release, Rose-Marie is still busy performing her live shows across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Come and join her for a great night of laugher and song and enjoy the craic!

Tickets: £18.50/£17 conc

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Friday 14th April 2017 7.30pm

DOMINIC KIRWAN WITH SUPPORT FROM LISA STANLEY

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

DOMINIC KIRWAN WITH SUPPORT FROM LISA STANLEY

Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again with his brand-new show for 2017. Featuring his fabulous band, always so popular with his legion of followers, Dominic brings his own inimitable style to the vast and rich musical heritage of his homeland.

Dominic’s stage presence and unique quality as a versatile entertainer sees him perform a selection of musical styles including Pop, Country and Rock & Roll. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Tickets: £18 – £24.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Friday 14th & Saturday 15th April 2017

7.30pm

MEMORY LANE

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

MEMORY LANE

The ultimate feel good show and a stunning musical journey through some of the greatest songs from 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Including some of the greatest all-time hits by Judy Garland, Connie Francis, Buddy Holly, Cliff Richard, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sandy Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, The Carpenters, Bay City Rollers, Abba, Michael Buble and many more.

Beautifully costumed and choreographed and performed by ‘West End’ and international vocalists, along with the stunning ‘Memory Lane’ dancers.

Tickets: £15/£14

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Wednesday 19th April 2017 2.30pm & 7.30pm

EDDI READER IN CONCERT

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

EDDI READER IN CONCERT

The Best of Eddi Reader is the first career spanning compilation by the supremely talented, unique and charismatic Scottish singer.

A new double album that collects thirty of her most consistently beautiful, often deeply personal and intimate songs.

Tickets: £25

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 22nd April 2017 2.30pm & 7.30pm

ABBA MANIA

Troon Concert Hall

ABBA MANIA

Mama Mia! We have secured the UK's best ABBA tribute band and they will be in Troon for one night only so all you Dancing Queens can have Super Trooper night on the dance floor!

Ticket costs: £12 or £14

It would be a Tradegy to miss out, book your tickets now

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Saturday 22nd April 2017 7pm

CLASSIC ROCK USA

Ayr Town Hall

CLASSIC ROCK USA

Imagine a rock concert involving three of the biggest named rock stars of the 21st Century!

Classic Rock USA is a heart pumping, drum beating and pulsating rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and the ‘Boss’ himself, Bruce Springsteen.

You will be taken on an epic journey of all things rock, as the totally awesome cast and band brings down the house with the very best selections of these 3 great artists including: Born to Run, Thunder Road, Everything I Do, Summer of 69, Living on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, Bed of Roses and many more……

Tickets: £20.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Wednesday 26th April 2017

7.30pm

PHIL ON THE FIRTH

Ayr Town Hall

PHIL ON THE FIRTH

Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir. Following the success of last year’s concert, the choir are returning with our mix of classical, modern, Scottish and male voice music to suit every taste. Vivaldi’s Gloria, The pilgrims Chorus, My Way and My love is like a red red rose are just a taste of the variety of our music programme.

For our guest artistes we again have the lyric soprano Oksana Mavrodii, with on this occasion the accordionist extraordinaire, Ian Muir. Over its 90+ years the choir has performed in venues from the Royal Albert Hall, London to our own Royal Concert hall in Glasgow. Our achievements include winning the Eisteddfod in Wales and the BBC’s “let the people sing”. It promises to be a wonderful evening of music.

Tickets: £12 Balcony/Gallery £10 Stalls (£10/£8 for Over 60’s) Tickets: £20.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Sunday 30th April 2017

7.30pm

CLUB AMERICANA CONNLA

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CLUB AMERICANA CONNLA

Connla are five tremendous musicians who came together while studying at Ulster University. Their sensitive and innovative arrangements of traditional and modern folk songs and tunes have earned them praise across the local community.

Tickets: £12/£10.

01294 274059  
Sunday 30th April 2017 7.30pm

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From classical music to rock, you will find many live gigs and music shows on throughout Ayrshire.

The entertainment venues range from your local pubs and clubs to larger venues, like Ayr Town Hall, The Palace Theatre, The Magnum, Harbour Arts Centre & Barrfields in Largs.