Ayr only Scots date for Scouting for Girls

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PLATINUM selling band Scouting For Girls will play Ayr Racecourse on Saturday August 11 – their only Scottish date of 2012 and their first north of the border in more than two years.

With several hit singles and two chart topping albums Scouting For Girls are recognised as one of the top live acts in the UK and their brand new album is set for release later this year.

The band will play a full concert which will include their best known songs like “This Ain’t A Love Song”, “She’s So Lovely”, “Heartbeat” and “Elvis Ain’t Dead”. SFG will take to an outside stage at the Racecourse following racing on Champagne GH Mumm Ladies Night and a spokesman for the band said : “We are delighted to repay our Scottish fans by playing this gig in Ayr – its been a long time since we’ve been in Scotland.

“We have a new album and singles coming out and are playing a few selected dates this year and we desperately wanted one to be in Scotland and we are so looking forward to it.”

Ayr Racecourse Sales and Marketing Manager Lindsey Smith added : “We have a history at Ayr Racecourse of attracting some sensational music acts and Scouting For Girls certainly carry on that tradition.

“We feel the band are a perfect fit for our Champagne GH Mumm Ladies Night audience and look forward to a huge crowd giving the boys a proper Scottish welcome.”

Tickets are now on sale and for information go online at www.ayr-racecourse.co.uk or call 01292 264179.