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Don McCullin: ARTIST ROOMS On Tour – Young Ambassador Project

Posted by on September 15th, 2014 No Comments
Media release by Patrick Mainland, ARTIST ROOMS On Tour Young Ambassador Over the next three months, a group of Young Ambassadors will be showing off their creative talents as part of a scheme in connection with the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, in association with Shetland Arts and Shetland Museum and Archives. They have called… Read the rest...

The Men They Couldn’t Hang live @ Mareel in October

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that The Men They Couldn’t Hang will play live at Mareel on Saturday 18 October. Formed in 1984, The Men They Couldn’t Hang made their live debut alongside The Pogues – a band to which they have been much likened thanks to their incendiary punk / folk sound. Championed by the… Read the rest...

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...