Big Band Gala at the Ayr Gaiety

From the moment the curtains opened to the sound of air raid sirens to the final poignant notes of Auld Lang Syne, The Gaiety Big Band Gala on Saturday 31 January was a night to remember.

The show, produced in aid of the Ayrshire Hospice, featured the talents of That Swing Sensation, June Love and the big band, George Rodger's Gypsy Jazz Quintet, The John Meechan Dancers, vocalist Adrian Nash and Ayrshire's youngest big band, The South Ayrshire Jazz Band who treated the audience to an enthusiastic rendition of big band classics.

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone, performers, staff, audience and volunteers, who all contributed to this great night.

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The Gaiety Theatre
Built in 1902, the Gaiety Theatre is one of Scotland’s performing arts treasures and is noted for its listed interior rococo features, its wonderful atmosphere and its magnificent acoustics. The Gaiety was famed for variety and its ability to offer something to suit all tastes.

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