Songwriters gathering for Portfest 4

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Songwriters from near and far will be gathering in Portpatrick this weekend 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.

For more information have a look at the Portfest 4 page on facebook.