Fence Records have announced another ‘home’ festival in the East Neuk, this August. On the 11th – 14th, the second HaarFest takes place in various venues in Anstruther and Cellardyke.

The mini-fest will feature shows running from 8pm – 1am, Thursday – Saturday, with a Sunday dinner dance/disco for season ticket holders. Announced so far: Dan Lyth, Cynthia Gentle & the TrueTones and King Creosote. There will be more, as well as daytime events programmed by HMS Ginafore, Gummi Bako and Doolz, and only loosely related to music….

In related news, Khartoum Heroes – an occasional troupe fronted by King Creosote and playing folk, psychobilly, cajun & bluegrass, are booked to play Pittenweem Arts Festival on Wednesday August 10th.