Fureys and Falcons kick off party weekend
Gary Fitzpatrick • Published 15 Mar 2012 11:30
IT'S St Patrick's Day on Saturday and a good excuse for everyone to have a great night out and a hooley with plenty of live entertainment on in Dunfermline over the weekend.
Legendary West Fife band The Falcons, who last year celebrated their 50th anniversary, are still going strong and play The Thistle on Friday night.
At the Carnegie Hall, there will be great Irish music from the one and only The Fureys and Davey Arthur (right), whose hits have included classics such as 'The Green Fields of France', 'Red Rose Cafe' and 'When You Were Sweet Sixteen'.
THE Woodstock Music Club in Wellwood has quickly built up a reputation for staging great nights of live music and there's another packed bill on Saturday night.
The St Patrick's Night show features Cundeez, 9 Bullets, Buzzbomb, 13 Tombs, Homesick Aldo, The Gloop and special guests. There's entertainment from six til late and admission is £5 on the door.
At Dunfermline's only Irish themed pub PJ Molloys, there's a line-up of six bands on Saturday night with live music from 9pm to 2am and plenty time to enjoy a Guinness or two.
The bands are Law of the Chord, Johnny and the Giros, Boot Magna, The Soviets, Selective Service and Tomas Bird and the Blonde Spirit.
On Friday at PJ's Slipstream return playing hits from the '60s to the present day.
At the Old Inn on Saturday, Colin Cook will be doing a solo DJ set, covering some rare disco soul , and electronic funk from 8 till late.