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Duncan Chisholm heading to Orkney Folk Festival 2018

Our first artist announced for the 2018 festival is the incomparable Duncan Chisholm.

One of the most accomplished and authentic interpreters of traditional Highland music, Duncan’s music is elegant, trancelike and tender, laced with strokes of genius. The correlation between music and the natural world lies at the heart of what inspires Duncan, and the elements that make the Highlands of Scotland such a unique canvas have been the main force and motivation behind his music in recent years.

Duncan has enjoyed many Orkney Folk Festival appearances with other musicians and bands, however his performances at the 2018 festival will be the first presentation of music from his solo suite of recordings.

The set list will present music...

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See you next year!

There we go, folks – that was the 35th Orkney Folk Festival!

Thank you to each and every person that helped make the festival,...

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