The Met, Market Street, Bury, Greater Manchester BL9 0BW
Box Office 0161 761 2216
With the humble tin whistle at it’s core, The Big Whistle Festival is a gathering of traditional and contemporary musicians for a weekend of groove laden gigs, intimate concerts and workshops.
Big Whistle 2014 features headliners Fairport Convention, Kan, Nuala Kennedy, Chris Sherburn, Findlay Napier and Merry Hell with workshops by The Outside Track, Ian Stephenson, Emma Sweeney and Brian Finnegan.
Big Whistle Festival is promoted by The Met and Big Whistle Music.
Grab yourself a bargain and get a Weekend Ticket for £60. The ticket will include full access to all Big Whistle Festival shows from Thursday through to Saturday and access to our spectacular array of workshops for just £1 each.
If you can't make Thursday, join us for just Friday and Saturday for £45, or Saturday Only for £32.
To book Weekend, Friday and Saturday or Saturday Only tickets please phone us on 0161 761 2216 or pop into The Met Box Office so we can allocate your seats.
with Troy MacGillivray
Friday 23 May 7.30pm / £12
Well-known as an incredibly talented whistle and flautist, Nuala Kennedy's combination of Irish and Scottish cultural influences has been described as unique, evocative and soul satisfying. Troy MacGillivray is an internationally recognised virtuoso of the Cape Breton style of fiddling and piano.