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Legendary Italian DJ, Mauro Picotto, to headline Keith music festival

A legendary Italian DJ has been announced as one of the headliners of a Moray festival which is returning to the north east after a successful inaugural event.

The Friendly Fest in Keith was created last year to serve as an antidote to the “ned” culture that was said to be rife at its more famous equivalents.

Organised by Russell Aitchison and run by Digital Love Events, the festival takes its name from the town’s reputation as one of the friendliest places in the UK.

After an acclaimed first year which had tribute act The Complete Stone Roses, Chris Helmes of the Seahorses and Tommy Scott from Space as the headline acts, it will be back at Kynoch Park in 2019.

Mauro Picotto is one of the world’s superstar DJs and is the man behind the long-running Meganite club night, which had a residency in Ibiza and has toured all over the world.


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In addition to the Italian electronic music producer, two acclaimed tribute bands will also be performing.

Abba A Rival are heading north to highlight classic Abba songs and features professional singers including Leona Marie who had chart hits with girl band Lemonescent.

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Happy Mondaze will be taking care of 90s indie and brit pop music fans.

But Mr Aitchison believes that Picotto could be one of the biggest celebrities who has ever performed in the area.

He said: “We are delighted to have secured such an eclectic bill of acts for this year’s festival. Mauro Picotto must be among the biggest artists to ever play in Keith and, following last year’s success, we are delighted to be bringing two high-end tribute acts to this year’s event.

“We still have some tremendous local acts to be announced too, so we really expect Friendly Fest to sell out quickly.”

Kynoch Park will host the festival, which will have two stages of music on May 18.

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