Aug 31 2012 by Julie Simpson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
IT’S going to be a weekend to remember.
For thousands of folk will flock to Troon for one of the best festivals in Ayrshire.
In its third year Live@Troon has a fantastic line-up.
HeadlinerThe View has sold out, but there are still plenty of tickets left for some of the other brilliant acts gearing up to perform at venues throughout the town.
With the help of organisers the Post has put together a list of events below.
Tickets are available from numerous venues, including Fullarton’s in Troon’s Portland Street, Su Casa in Ayr and of course from the festival website at email@example.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
l South Beach Hotel, 7pm: Medicine Show Roots Revue, Martin Stephenson, Suns of Arqa Duo, Mark Mulholand and Craig Ward, Hamish Roberts, John Duffy, The Slim Panatella's, Special Guests: Alan Frew, Mark Rafferty, Dave Sharp.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
l Concert Hall , 7pm: The Bluebells, Fatherson, The Stagger Rats, Brown Bear and the Bandits.
l South Beach Hotel, 10pm: The Colour Ham.
l The Anchorage, from 9pm: Andy Bargh, The Howlers
l Tower Hotel, from 9pm: Alan Petrie, Invited To Go, Jimmy Wolfe Band.
l Fullartons, from 9pm: Jono, Andy Bargh, Gareth Icke.
l The Harbour Bar, from 8pm: Mark Copeland and the Wounded Pirates, The Jamie Clark Experience, The Kate Cassidy Band, Matt Wilson, Los Perros, Alex Duncan, Xavier Aubad, Hayleigh & Blair, Mikey Gilchrist.
l Girvan's, from 9pm: How! Grand Central, Eleanor Hamilton, Soldier On.
l Mackays, from 9pm: Courier’s Club, The Head Edit, Scott Nicol.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
l Walker Hall, Various start times from 10am (check website for details): Jo Jingles, Circus Skills, Dream Theatre Productions, Singing/Songwriting Masterclass.
l Concert Hall, from 8pm: Melissa Kelly, The Imagineers, The View.
l Walker Hall, Various start times from 12.30pm (check website for details): Jiggly Wrigglers, Parkour Coaching, Drumming Workshop, Voice Meets Glee.
l Su Casa Beach Marquee, 12pm-7pm: Esperi, Jamie Mann, SonicTemplars, Colin Hunter, Calum Muir, The Holy Ghosts, Little Fire, Rose Parade.
l The Anchorage, from 2pm: We Found Out, Free Speech, Hooked Up, One Good Reason.
l The Anchorage, from 9pm: The Alibis, Soho Dandy, Stonehouse Violets, Ettrick Blues.
l Fullartons, from 2pm: Kenny Mackie, McCallums School of Music, Brian McCafferty, Emily Middlemas, Elisa Elder and others.
l Fullartons, from 9pm: David Mac, Murdo and Megan, Eleanor Hamilton.
l Tower Hotel, from 9pm: Dirty Looks, UKREIGN, The Detours.
l The Harbour Bar, from 8pm: A Band Called Cadence, Johnny Graham, Black & White Boy, KayceOne & Toni Smok, Taylor Buntain, Logan & the la la liars,Ross Gilchrist, The Keeks.
l Girvans, from 2pm: The Vibe, Naked Heel, Jim Byrne and The Blackwoods, Audioclass.
l Girvans, from 9pm: Starsigns and Calendars, The Long Lies, The Hold Up.
l Mackays, from 2pm: Caillie Rossi, Jemma McSheffery, Dumb Instrument.
l Mackays, from 9pm: Sam Christison, Matt Kate Cassiday.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
l Concert Hall, from 1pm: Roll n Jazz: Loretta Reid, The Dave Anderson Big Band.
l Walker Hall, from 7.30pm: Messerschmitts Dirty Takeover, Delgetti, Proud Honey, Mechanical Smile, Little Fire, The LaFontaines, Tommy Reilly.
l South Beach Hotel, from 7.45pm: An Evening of Concert Film - Pink Floyd - Live at Pompeii, and The Last Waltz.
l Portland Church, from 3pm: Glasgow Gospel Choir.
l Su Casa Beach Marquee, noon to 7pm: Lori McTear, UK REIGN, Megan Blythe, Melissa Kelly, Anna Sweeney, Strange Feelings, Kate Cassid, Gareth Icke, Erin Todd, Dorec-a-Belle, Jono, The Merrylees, Jeizuberband, Alan Frew, Seed, Paul McGranahan.
l Tower Hotel, from 2pm: McDarkness, Calico, OK Social Club.