2015 Line-up announced!
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 be heading our way, as will Mercury-nominated English singer/songwriter Seth Lakeman who is also set to make his first appearances in the county.
So too are rising stars of the UK country scene, Ward Thomas, who promise to bring us a flavour of Nashville, via the BBC Radio 2 daytime playlist.
Orkney Folk Festival audiences have long had a soft spot for our Canadian cousins, and so this year two groups will be heading across the Atlantic – The Dardanelles, from Newfoundland, and old-time showstoppers Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys, from Prince Edward Island.
Happy New Year!
Hello – hope this finds you all well in 2015!
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See you next year!
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Beuy, that was some good fun!
Now that we’re back up for air, it’s time for some reflection on what was another cracking festival.
In short, thank you all for making it what it was, is, and will continue...