Silencers frontman hosts Portfest 4

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Songwriters from near and far will be gathering in Portpatrick later this month for Portfest 4.

As you may have guessed from the title it’s the fourth running of the festival of songwriters in the Portpatrick Hotel and former Silencers frontman JJ Gilmour will be hosting the weekend of songwriting and music on the 26th & 27th of February. Doors are 7pm both nights.

Songwriters and fellow musicians joining JJ this year include, on Friday 26th fellow Silencers band member Phil Kane, and they’ll be accompanied this year by Joe Donnelly also formerly from The Silencers.

Also on the Friday Alec & Alan from the band Skerryvore will join them as will Ayrshire lad Sean Kennedy to promote his new album.

On Saturday 27th February Toy Tin Soldier AKA singer/songwriterJoe Gallagher will be there to promote his new album.

JJ will also announce one more special guest for Saturday’s events in the next coming days.

To make this year even more special comedian Pat Rolink will MC the weekend’s proceedings.

Concert only tickets and hotel bookings can only be purchased by calling 01776 810333 Monday to Friday 9am-7pm.

Bookings cannot be made online.