music

Jason Isbell comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 4th, 2014 No Comments
One of the rising stars of the Americana music scene, Jason Isbell, will be in Shetland for what promises to be a very special concert on Tuesday night. Isbell and his wife, singer and fiddler Amanda Shires, will perform as a duo at Mareel having enjoyed a year of award nominations, critical acclaim and playing… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts presents Sharon Shannon live this September

Posted by on July 30th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that it will present Sharon Shannon with Alan Connor live @ Mareel on Friday 26 September and live @ the North Roe & Lochend Hall on Saturday 27 September. Celebrating 21 years since her debut album, Sharon will take audiences on a trip through her back catalogue. She will be joined… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy classes down to last few places

Posted by on July 23rd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that there has been a huge amount of sign-up for classes at Fiddle Frenzy, running from 3-10 August. Now very close to capacity, the classes have been taken off sale via Shetland Box Office. Shetland Arts’ Programming Coordinator, Lynda Anderson, said: “There are only a handful of spaces left… Read the rest...

Full Fiddle Frenzy concert line-up announced

Posted by on July 16th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-ups, including support acts, for all its upcoming Fiddle Frenzy concerts. This year’s festival, curated by Jenna & Bethany Reid, is all set to be another popular year. Concerts take place every night of the festival, from 3-10 August, giving students taking part in the week the chance to enjoy… Read the rest...

Battlefield Band to play Mareel in August

Posted by on July 2nd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that it will present Battlefield Band live @ Mareel on Wednesday 27 August. The band’s seamless fusion of the ancient and contemporary has continually evolved over the decades, confirming their position as vital composers and interpreters at the forefront of a living tradition. Named after the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, where… Read the rest...