Fife music festival: Organisers reveal more names on three-day line up

More big names have been added to the line-up for a major new music festival in Kirkcaldy.

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 11:00 am

The three-day event is slated to go ahead in October on the town’s waterfront - and could bring up to 30,000 fans.

Breakout Festival has already announced big names such as Big Country, The Skids, Midge Ure, The Rezillos, and Goodbye Mr MacKenzie.

Today they added more bands to the bill.

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From The Jam are joining the bill for the music festival in Kirkcaldy
From The Jam are joining the bill for the music festival in Kirkcaldy

The latest signings include British reggae band Aswad as well as legendary DJ Graeme Park - returning to his home town for a set on the dance stage - From The Jam, Edinburgh singer-songwriter Dean Owens, Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5, and The Countess of Fife

The promoters have still to announce all their headliners - only the Red Hot Chili Pipers have been unveiled.

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Tickets for the festival went on sale at the weekend, and Monday saw a photo-call featuring some of the local singers and performers who will also be on stage.

Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 (Pic: Cath Ruane)

They included Callum Beattie, Phil Ciarletta, Billy Reekie and Dionne Hickey, winner of the 2011 Voice of Fife competition run by the Fife Free Press.

The festival has been created by Ian Arnott of Kirkcaldy based Breakout Events to give people something to look forward to after lockdown.

The street will then host in effect a mini Links Market as the showmen return after missing out entirely on their traditional 2020 and 2021 visits - followed by a second stage for dance and acoustic acts.

And all profits will go to the NHS with Fife Healthy Charity standing to benefit.

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