Published: 03/10/2017 11:49 - Updated: 03/10/2017 14:14

Runrig announce second farewell date!

 

Runrig are bowing out after 45 years in the business.

DUE to the demand for Runrig's Last Dance farewell gig in Stirling, a second date has been announced  for Friday, August 17 next year.

The band was overwhelmed with the response for tickets to The Last Dance on Saturday, August 18, which sold out in record time. All 25,000 tickets were snapped up shortly after going on sale last Friday. 

Calum Macdonald of Runrig said: “Announcing the date has brought with it so many mixed emotions.

"We’ve been overwhelmed and humbled by the response and the love from our fans.

"We’re delighted to be able to add an additional concert and promise it will be a night to remember.

"It will be emotional; it will be fun; it will be entertaining; but amongst all, it will be a special evening saying farewell.”

Les Kidger, director of LCC Live, the promoter for the concert, said: “Runrig have created unbelievable excitement amongst their fans, all wanting to be part of the final, farewell show.

"They have embraced the concert with wide arms, by buying tickets in unprecedented numbers, and in doing so have made The Last Dance even more special. We appreciate that a lot of people were left disappointed when tickets for the Saturday night show sold out so quickly.

"We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to add an additional night, and with support from Runrig and Stirling Council, we’re delighted to do so.”

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Thursday, October 5 and are available from Ticketline (www.ticketline.co.uk; 0844 888 9991).  

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