Scotland’s newest boutique music and arts festival is waging war on unscrupulous summer weather!
MugStock runs August 7th, 8th and 9th in Mugdock Country Park on the outskirts of Glasgow.
“The weather this summer has been so erratic” says Festival Director Alan Govan, “that we have made some changes in the main entertainment areas - literally covering ourselves against all possibilities! We’ve moved our two main stages into marquees presenting Mugstock as the best “Scottish-summer-proof” Festival you can get.
“With an third stage being outdoor, impromptu happenings around the site, guided walks, woodland rambles, storytelling, mountain biking, willow weaving and archery, festival happenings will be best served under a blanket of blue sky and sunshine but will occur whatever the weather!”
MugStock is a grassroots, non-profit, volunteer-led organisation. The event is supported by Stirling Council and EventScotland, a team within VisitScotland’s Events Directorate. The festival offers an eclectic lineup of great acts from established international bands and unaccustomed raw talent to local legends.
MugStock will be headlined by Californian experimental world fusion group Beats Antique, making their very first Scottish appearance.
The programme also features UK festival favourites Dodgy, heavy rock trio The Amorettes, solo guitar wizard Preston Reed, hi-octane fusion outfit Orkestra del Sol, folk sensation Siobhan Wilson and many more. There are also theatre, circus and children’s activities such as woodland walks, pond-dipping and crafts. Children aged 12 and under can get in for free!
MugStock is on Glasgow’s doorstep with bus transport on offer for just £5, but its country park location offers a relaxed rural vibe. Full details on performers and tickets are available from mugstock.org