Concerts

Wednesday27th April
Thursday28th April
Friday29th April
Saturday30th April
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Opening Concert - Festival Club (Islesburgh)

Your first chance to see all the visiting bands from this years line-up. A small taster where all the visiting artists will perform one song each. Open to non-members. Free event.

    Norwegian/Shetland Night - Shetland Hotel

    A Norwegian/Shetland night lead by Shetland Folk Dance and visiting dance group Sølja from Norway.

    Festival Club (Islesburgh)SFFS Members Only

    Afternoon Concert

    Talisk Album Launch - Festival Club (Islesburgh)SFFS Members Only

    Come along to hear some of the material from the debut full album for Talisk, winners of the 2015 Radio 2 Young Folk Award. Featuring Mohsen Amini on Concertina, Hayley Keenan on Fiddle and Craig Irving on Guitar, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the British folk scene. This will be one of your first opportunities to grab a copy of this new CD (and maybe get it signed too!) Festival Club, Room 16, from 4.30pm

    Scots on da Rock - Clickimin Centre

    Come along and have yourselves what can only be described as a 'Spangin' Spree'!!

    Festival Club (Islesburgh)SFFS Members Only

    Afternoon Concert

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    The Bashies Album Launch - Festival Club (Islesburgh)SFFS Members Only

    The Bashies will be launching their debut album "Too Late now" featuring 12 original songs at the Festival Club, Room 10, from 3.30pm. Your first opportunity to grap a copy of their CD and maybe get it signed too!

    Shetland Concert - Festival Club (Islesburgh)SFFS Members Only

    All workshops are free and are available to festival members only.

    Hambone workshop

    Saturday 30th Apr

    Venue: Festival Club (Islesburgh)

    Hambone workshop led by Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son. Downstairs, Festival Club, 12noon-1pm

    Bluegrass banjo workshop

    Saturday 30th Apr

    Venue: Festival Club (Islesburgh)

    5 String Banjo workshop led by Railsplitters. Room 11, 1-2pm

    Fiddle workshop

    Saturday 30th Apr

    Venue: Festival Club (Islesburgh)

    Fiddle workshop led by Gordon Gunn. Room 10, 1.30-2.30pm

    Piano key accordion workshop

    Saturday 30th Apr

    Venue: Festival Club (Islesburgh)

    Accordion workshop led by Gary Innes. Room 11, 2.30-3.30

    Shetland - Norwegian Dance workshop

    Sunday 1st May

    Venue: Festival Club (Islesburgh)

    A dance workshop with Shetland and Norwegian traditional dances led by Shetland Folk Dance and Norwegian dance group Sølja. Music by Shetland Fiddler's Society.

    SFFS Members Only SFFS Members Only
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