Mareel nominated for Venue of the Year at Scots Trad Music Awards
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 5th, 2013
Mareel has been nominated for Venue of the Year at this year’s Scots Trad Music Awards.
Managed by Shetland Arts Development Agency, Mareel is the UK’s most northerly music, cinema and creative industries centre. Providing a year round programme of live music, film, education and other performance events, Mareel is a hub and a focus… Read the rest...
Two big acts confirmed for autumn/winter in Mareel
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 10th, 2013
Shetland Arts presents Rod Clements live @ Mareel on Saturday 5 October
, and Aly Bain, Ale Möller, & Bruce Molsky live @ Mareel on Sunday 3 November.
From the beginning of Lindisfarne to his current solo work, the career of Rod Clements reads like a who’s who of contemporary British folk roots. After three… Read the rest...
Fiddle Frenzy 2011 kicks off on Sunday
Posted by Bryan Peterson on August 3rd, 2011
Sunday 7th Aug sees the start of this year’s Fiddle Frenzy, a marathon seven-day and night music festival and summer school celebrating the contemporary culture of Shetland.
' Harris Playfair Youth Big Band
Fiddle Frenzy’s showcase concerts will feature Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham headlining the opening night concert on Sunday 7th August with Bodega,… Read the rest...
Youth Scholarships – Fiddle Frenzy & Harris Playfair Trad Big Band
Posted by Bryan Peterson on May 26th, 2011
Shetland Arts is offering free scholarship places for young musicians from Scotland’s Islands to visit Shetland and take part in two exiting music events this summer.
Scholarship students will participate in The Harris Playfair Youth Trad Big Band Project and Fiddle Frenzy, our renowned fiddle school that comprises a week long programme of tuition from… Read the rest...
Creative Connections 2009
Posted by Bryan Peterson on July 28th, 2009
Shetland Arts’ Creative Connections
is a marathon, seven-day and night festival, celebrating the contemporary creative culture of Shetland, incorporating four summer schools, cultural and creative visits across the islands, showcase concerts and dances, a specially curated exhibition and an artist residency. This event is part of Scotland’s Year of Homecoming and takes place… Read the rest...