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NEWS: Doonhame Festival, Dumfries, Confirms Return in 2021

Following last week’s announcement from the First Minister, Dumfries’ Doonhame Festival is confirmed to go ahead in 2021.

The boutique festival, featuring headliners Kaiser Chiefs, The Feeling, Bad Manners, and Skerryvore will return on the 30th July, for the 2-day music festival.

Doonhame is held in the stunning grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries and Galloway.

There will be 4 stages of great music, high-quality food village, a licensed bar, and (for the 1st time) camping options – perfect for central belters wanting to get away for a weekend. There is also a Holiday Inn within the festival grounds.

Doonhame Festival Tickets

Tickets are available to purchase on the Doonhame Festival website

Tier 2 Weekend Tickets are currently available.

Adult Weekend Ticket (£90)

Youth Weekend Ticket 12-17 years old (£75)

Child Weekend Ticket 5-11 years old (£35)

Under 5 Weekend Ticket (£10); Family Weekend Ticket – 2 Adults and 2 Children, any age under 12 (£210).

Add weekend camping at £25pp

Doonhame Kids tickets are available at £10pp.

Tickets available from the Doonhame Festival website

Covid Safety at Doonhame

The festival will take place in a spacious, open air environment and there will be sanitising stations and crowd management measures in place. The capacity of the festival has been reduced to ensure there is ample space to keep a safe distance from others, but without compromising on the overall festival experience.

Doonhame Festival Line-up

Kaiser Chiefs

The Feeling

Bad Manners



Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5

Franky’s Evil Party

The Lutras


The Meanies

I Am A Raver

Ibiza Mania

Plus over 40 other acts have all confirmed their availability to perform in July, as well as many more talented local artists.

Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5’s John McMustard added: “We cannot wait to get down to Doonhame Festival. The crowds are brilliant in Dumfries and Galloway, and I think we all deserve a festival there. The line-up is fantastic with some big names and acts that will have us all dancing and partying.

Doonhame Kids is taking place on the festival site on Sunday 1st August, to give kids a festival experience too. This will feature live performances from tribute acts including Little Mix, Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande.

Tickets are available to purchase from the Doonhame Festival website


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