THE first-ever Dalry Folk Festival is to begin later this month, with three days of events taking place - with details confirmed for two days.

The festival begins next Friday, July 15 with three different free events taking place.

A senior citizen concert will be held in the Dalry Masonic Lodge from 2pm to 4.30pm.

An ‘Open Mic Competition’ will be held in the same venue from 7.30pm until 10.30pm while 50 Shades of Blue will be playing from 8pm to 10pm in the Auld House.

On Saturday, July 16, the main event held - a concert with Dave Gibb, 50 Shades of Blue, Tom McConville and the Open Mic Competition winner.

This will take place from 7.30pm until 11pm at a cost of £10. Food, a raffle and festival merch will also be available. To buy your ticket, contact 07881 423841.

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