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...
Flavour of Shetland 2009 kicks off
Posted by Bryan Peterson on June 25th, 2009
This year’s four day Flavour of Shetland Festival got cracking on Victoria Pier earlier today, and those lucky enough to be out making the best of the fine day would have so far enjoyed the young bands Calishang, Kollifirbolli and Fishing Notes, the all star Whalsay accordion band. My colleague Donald Anderson, who has just… Read the rest...