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Scottish folk-singing icon Dougie MacLean will make a long-awaited return to St Ives when he headlines the opening night of the 2019 September Festival.
Dougie, who wrote the Scottish “anthem” Caledonia, will bridge a seven-year gap since his 2012 Festivalappearance when he appears at St Ives Guildhall on Saturday, September 14.
MacLean, who also wrote the music for the film Last of the Mohicans, has played concerts and festivals all over the world including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall and London’s Festival Theatre.
His ending of the closing ceremony at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – with Kylie Minogue and Lulu – was viewed by more than a billion people worldwide.
He has received numerous gold discs for album sales, two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and an OBE in the New Year Honours list!
- Doors open from 7.30pm. Show starts at 8.00pm
- Tickets available from Cornish Riviera Box Office or over the counter at St Ives Visitor Information Centre