Shetland Folk Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Multiple sites around Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Shetland Folk Festival
The Shetland Folk Festival Society
5 Burns Lane
ZE1 0EL Scotland UK
Phone: (44) 1595-694757
Fax: (44) 1595-695381

Festival Description

The best folk music from the local community as well as acts from all over the world.

Festival Dates May 3 - 6, 2012
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Amdiral Fallow
  • Treacherous Orchestra
  • J.P. Corneir & The Elliot Brothers
  • KAN
  • Sprag Seession
  • Lori Watson & Rule of Three
  • Allison Brown Acoustic Quartet with John Doyle & Casey Driessen
  • Manran
  • The Hot Seats
  • Kasai Masai
  • and many, many more from the world and Shetland's own scene


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  • Old faces and new announced to play at 31st folk festival, by Louise Thomason (Shetland Times, January 14, 2011)
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