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RSNO Outer Isles Project

Posted by on February 24th, 2012 12 Comments

The RSNO’s Outer Isles Project in Unst, Skerries, Fair Isle and Foula. Four concerts connected via live video links as local musicians perform their islands’ own interpretation of a Chris Stout tune alongside traditional music and tunes from RSNO players. Streamed live here on Friday 2 March from 7.30pm.


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Call for entries: Shetland Open 2012

Posted by on January 26th, 2012 No Comments

The Shetland Open will take place this year at Bonhoga Gallery from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June, with a public opening on 27th April from 5.30-7.30pm.
Entries are welcome from amateur, professional and student artists, aged 18 and over, who are linked to Shetland by birth, education or residency.
This year’s theme is…

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Rocktober and Band Camp youth music events

Posted by on October 19th, 2011 1 Comment

Media Release From Shetland Young Promoters Group:
The Shetland Young Promoters Group, in conjunction with SIC Youth Services and Shetland Arts’ ‘Band Camp’ project, is hosting ‘Rocktober’ – a gig featuring both some of Shetland’s best young bands and previously unheard collaborations created at the Band Camp event.
The gig will take place on Saturday

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Svara-Kanti opens Peerie Willie Guitar Season

Posted by on October 6th, 2011 No Comments

The first concerts in this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Season… will feature guitarist Simon Thacker leading the Svara Kanti ensemble at concerts in Bigton Hall on Friday 14th October and the Garrison Theatre on Saturday 15th.
There will also be a free masterclass where people can learn about the group’s music and instruments in the

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Shetland Jazz up for top Scottish award (vote online)

Posted by on June 6th, 2011 No Comments

Shetland Jazz Club Secretary Jeff Merryfield has been nominated as “Jazz Promoter of the Year” in the Scottish Jazz Awards 2011, presented by the Scottish Jazz Federation and Jazz International.
Information on the awards can be found on the following website, where you can also vote online (Please note that online voting closes at midnight…

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