Orkney Folk Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Stromness, Orkney Island, Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Orkney Folk Festival
Dept. F1
Victoria Street
Stromness, Orkney
KW16 3AA Scotland UK
Phone: (44) 1856-851331
Fax: (44) 1856-851636
Email: info@orkenyfolkfestival.com

Festival Description

Orkney Folk Festival has been contributing to the musical and cultural life of Orkney since 1982. The festival combines well established folk musicians, and emerging talents from outside Orkney with the muiti-talented local musicians. Traditional and contemporary folk music, song and dance with concerts, workshops, sessions and talks.

Festival Dates May 23 - 26, 2013
Festival Links http://www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Basco
  • Blazin’ Fiddles
  • Boys of the Lough
  • Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band
  • Kerr Fagan Harbron
  • Martin Donohoe and the Irish Gang
  • New Rope String Band
  • Rachel Sermanni
  • The Henry Girls
  • Broken Strings
  • Hullion
  • Jo Philby Band
  • Maggie and James Nicolson
  • Orkney Folk: The Gathering
  • Saltfishforty
  • The Chair
  • Wrigley and the Reel


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