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A peerie note fae Da Committee...

On Saturday 1st February 2014, the Shetland Folk Festival Committee, the whole community of Shetland and many friends and family from near and far will say goodbye to Davie Henderson who has served on our committee for nearly 25 years.

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Local Artiste Applications 2014 - OPEN

Shetland Folk Festival is open to applications from Shetland based Local Artistes for 2014. E-mail local_artists@shetlandfolkfestival.com for an application form and tell us about your group.

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The Dates for the 34th Festival 2014

Dates for your diary!! Yes we are already thinking about 2014 so the dates are: 1st May-4th May 2014.

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SHOP OPENING TIMES

Please note that the Festival shop at 5 Burns Lane closed on Sunday 28th April.

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Count down begins

The Festival Shop at 5 Burns Lane will be open on 27th April for face-to-face and telephone sales of tickets and memberships from 12noon to 3pm.

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Blyde Lasses

Shetland music duo, Blyde Lasses, are launching their debut album of folk songs and tunes at Shetland Folk Festival on Friday 3rd May 2013, 12.30-2pm.

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ISLAND NEIGHBOURS GATHER FOR COLLABORATIVE CONCERTS

Musicians from Orkney and Shetland are set to join forces in spectacular style this May, through a collaborative project being staged by both islands’ folk festivals.

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Artiste applications now closed for 2013

The Visiting and Local Artiste Application Process for the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival is now closed and many thanks to all who have applied.

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Provisional Visiting Artiste Line Up Announced

The organisers of the prestigious, world-renowned and award winning Shetland Folk Festival have just launched a brand new website and the provisional visiting artiste line up for the 33rd four-day ‘spree’ of brilliant folk music, sessions and sleep deprivation. Announcing thirteen eclectic bands including musicians from as far afield as the USA, Canada and Cuba, this year’s provisional line up is looking to be as internationally diverse as its predecessors.

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2013 dates

The dates of the 33rd Shetland Folk Festival are 2nd-5th May 2013. Woohoo!

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