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  • HAC 30th November 2018

    Miles Hunt

    Miles Hunt returns once more!

    A year or so since his first Freckfest gig, The Wonder Stuff's Miles Hunt returns to the HAC as a stop off on his The Custodian tour. Flying solo this time, Miles will cherry pick the very best of his considerable back catalogue and perform his best-loved songs in chronological order.

    This will be one hot ticket. If you ain't fast you'll be last. Don't miss out!

    Tickets on sale here.

    Miles Hunt returns once ...
  • Grand Hall, Kilmarnock 14th December 2018

    Counselled Out - The Final Gig!

    A right Christmas cracker and no mistake. This will be Counselled Out's farewell show. They'll bow out on a high, re-playing a venue they once made their own. If it's the soul hits of yesteryear played as they sounded back in the day, Counselled Out is the band for you.

    A right Christmas cracker ...
  • HAC 1st February 2019

    Dogtooth

    Teen sensations Dogtooth have amassed an impressive amount of gigs under their collective skinny-jeaned belts. With a couple of EPs to their name and an ever-increasing set of original material they’re an act with great potential. 2019 will surely see the band turn that potential into indie rock reality. See them in the HAC before they grow out of the small venues and graduate to the clubs.

    Teen sensations Dogtooth have ...
  • HAC 16th February 2019

    F32 Records Showcase

    Local Irvine-based record label F32 Records runs out of Greenwood Academy. They've hand-picked the very best in local talent and given them their first step on the rung to success. This event will showcase our local talent. Come and see the stars of the future.

    Local Irvine-based record label ...

Dead Hope - Pigs

  • How to Support

    Freckfest is run by a group of dedicated music enthusiasts who aim to bring back a thriving music scene to ...
  • Tickets

    Freckfest tickets can be purchased at the Harbour Arts Centre box office in Irvine or through the Ticketweb website.

Made in Irvine. For Ayrshire.

Freckfest is a charitable organisation, voluntarily run by a small group of music enthusiasts. Named in honour of Willie Freckleton (browse these pages to find out all about him) our main aim is to revive a flagging local music scene.

Whether it's one of our monthly Freckfest Fridays in the intimate settings of the Harbour Arts Centre, a raucous night of ska in Troon Concert Hall or a big gig with a superstar name at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock, we aim to put on something for everyone. You really should get along to one of our gigs...

To join our mailing list, please send your details to freckfest@gmail.com and we'll make sure you're kept up to date with all of Freckfest's goings on.

Freckfest is a registered Scottish charity: SC044712