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35th Orkney Folk Festival Line-up Announced

With little more than four months to go until the 35th Orkney Folk Festival, the full line-up of artists booked to appear at this year’s outing have been announced, alongside a handful of Orkney’s home-grown musicians already confirmed.

Joining chart-topping Scottish songstress Eddi Reader, legendary Irish/American fiddle and guitar duo, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, the much-loved English and Irish quartet, Flook, and fast-rising stars of Eastern Canada’s folk scene, The East Pointers – who were announced in December – are: two acts from the USA – Wisconsin’s Jeffrey Foucault, one of the finest singer-songwriters of his generation, and Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards, one of the New England post-folk scene’s most intriguing and captivating acts;...

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Eddi Reader set to return to 2017 festival

Returning to the festival, following her triumphant Orkney debut in 2012, is the one and only Eddi Reader.

One of Scotland’s most prolific and...

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From island to island; PEI to Orkney – The East Pointers

From one island steeped in musical history to another… The East Pointers will be joining us in 2017!

One of Canada’s most talked about musical...

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Returning after 16 years – Flook

Making a welcome return to Orkney, some 16 years since their last visit… FLOOK!

One of the most innovative and exciting live acts to...

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