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GLASGOW, Scotland, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Premium cider brand, Magners Irish Cider, is today (Wednesday 7 May) announcing a new music festival to be held at the recently refurbished Bandstand in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow.
Magners Summer Nights will run across two weekends in August (7th-10th and 14th-16th) with a stunning line-up including Alison Moyet, The Waterboys, Steve Earle, Squeeze, Capercaillie and Glasgow's very own Teenage Fanclub.
The line up is as follows:
- Thursday 7 August - Steve Earle
- Friday 8 August - The Waterboys
- Saturday 9 August - Alison Moyet
- Thursday 14 August - Capercaillie
- Friday 15 August - Teenage Fanclub
- Saturday 16 August - Squeeze
Magners Summer Nights are the first major events to be announced at the 2,500 capacity bandstand since its £2 million refurbishment. Located in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park in the heart of the city's West End, the bandstand sits between some of the city's most stunning buildings - Glasgow University and Kelvingrove Art Gallery.
The festival will feature a Magners Village incorporating a cider garden and premium street food with areas to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings with friends. Gates will open at 6pm each night, allowing the audience to enjoy this magnificent setting.
Magners Irish Cider is the UK's favourite bottled apple cider brand, synonymous with spontaneous summer fun. Paul Condron, Marketing Director for Magners Irish Cider said: "2014 is an incredible year for Glasgow, a city that rightly enjoys a great reputation for music. We're sure that Magners Summer Nights will add to this reputation and we're delighted to bring such a strong line-up of UK and international artists to the Kelvingrove Bandstand. It's great to see the beautifully refurbished venue being used for such high profile events for the people of Glasgow and beyond. We're already looking forward to these warm summer evenings with a cold Magners in hand, surrounded by good friends and great music."
Capercaillie's Karen Matheson said: "We are delighted to be playing at this wonderful new festival. Kelvingrove is one of my favourite parks and the newly refurbished bandstand looks sensational. We cannot wait to play."
Mark Mackie of Regular Music, promoters of the event said: "Creating and booking this series of shows was very easy. All we had to do was send photographs of the bandstand and its beautiful surroundings and the artists we invited to play said 'yes please'."
Tickets for Magners Summer Nights go on sale on Friday 9 May at 9am:
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