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BBC Radio Orkney festival preview

The nice folks at BBC Radio Orkney recently aired a preview of this year’s festival. Have a listen here, to check out just some of the artist visiting in May. There’s also some chat with Kevin Henderson, of The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, and Jeana Leslie, from Fara.

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Enter the 2015 Open Stage!

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Entry to the 2015 Orkney Folk Festival Open Stage is now open.

If you fancy taking to the stage in the Stromness Town Hall – in the...

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The Dardanelles

Owing to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances, The Dardanelles, from Newfoundland, have unfortunately had to withdraw from performing at this year’s Orkney Folk Festival – and indeed their UK tour as a whole.

We...

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2015 Line-up announced!

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Enough waiting… here’s your lot for this year. Ooh, it’s a good’un!

Making her long-awaited debut visit to Orkney, Irish accordionist Sharon Shannon will...

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