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Visiting Line Up Announced for 2019

Shetland Folk Festival fans can now start getting into a listening frenzy and counting down the days till 2nd May and the 39th Festival as organisers launch this year’s visiting artists line-up.The 39th Festival will feature visiting musicians from over ten countries and spanning various genres. As in previous years there will be a combination of new and upcoming acts as well as some familiar favourites and legendary guests from previous years.

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Dates for your Diary

After a fabulous 38th Festival, we know some of you are itching to know when to take your holibobs next year. So here it is the 39th Festival will take place from 2nd -5th May 2019. See you then!!

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Member Ticket Sales 2018

Online ticket sales for the 38th Shetland Folk Festival will open to early members on Monday 19th March at 6pm (UK time). 

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2018 Line up Completed

The Shetland Folk Festival is delighted to announce the addition of four more confirmed acts to their visiting line-up for 2018.

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First acts announced for 2018

The provisional line-up for the 38th Shetland Folk Festival is announced!

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Local Shetland Artist Application Form Now Available

Applications are now open for Local artists. Closing date is the 31st Dec 2017. Please download pdf and follow details on the form.

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Dates for the 38th Shetland Folk Festival in 2018

The dates you need to know for your diary!

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Online Tickets Sales Closing

Get your last minute festival tickets....!

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Dates for 2017

It's the 27th -30th April 2017, you know what we're talking about, and you get them in your diary now for the 37th Shetland Folk Festival. So many people are e-mailing and messaging and already making plans for next years festival. It is indeed very heartening for a volunteer committee to know it is such a major thing in peoples calendar's. And I guess that's all we need to say about that....xx

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Last Minute Addition to Visiting Acts

The committee have announced an exciting last minute addition to their visiting acts for the 36th Shetland Folk Festival with the seven-piece Tsuumi Sound System from Finland. They will attend as a replacement act for Huun-Huur-Tu, who unfortunately had to withdraw from the Festival last week due to unforeseen circumstances.

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