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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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Additional Visiting Act and Local Line-up Announced

It will soon be time to start planning your Shetland Folk Festival weekend of music and sleep-deprivation as the committee has just announced a vast and varied selection of local bands performing at the 36th annual event. To complete their visiting artiste line-up, the committee is also announcing the addition of one final act from Scandinavia.

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36th Shetland Folk Festival dates :-)

We hope you’re still enjoying happy memories from the 35th Shetland Folk Festival. The committee have just about recovered now and we’re already starting to plan the 36th Festival in 2016 (dates 28th April to 1st May).

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Early Members' Ticket Sales - 2015

Online ticket sales for the 35th Shetland Folk Festival will open to early members on Tuesday 17th March at 6pm, and will be open until 4pm on Wednesday 29th April.

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Visiting Artiste Line Up Announced

The organisers of the award-winning and world-renowned Shetland Folk Festival have announced the visiting artiste line-up of fifteen acts for this year’s four-day folk extravaganza of concerts, sessions and late, late nights!

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