Posts Tagged ‘music’

Scottish Folk Duo Clype to play Mareel

Posted by on May 10th, 2016 No Comments
Scottish Folk Duo Clype to play Mareel

  “I urge you to give a listen to Clype. Simon Gall and Jonny Hardie create music which is eclectic, original, accomplished and challenging.” Richard Thompson “Distinctive and engaging….it’s genius” fRoots Magazine   If you’re suffering from post Folk Festival blues Shetland Arts have just the pick-me-up. Eclectic folk duo Clype will be playing Mareel […]

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The Unthanks to play Mareel

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 No Comments
The Unthanks to play Mareel

“I’m glad to be around at the same time as them. They make my heart beat faster.” Martin Freeman “It hits you in your soul, rather than you head. I love them.” Ade Edmondson “There really is no better folk band in the land” Q Magazine English folk group The Unthanks are set to play […]

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If you love music, go and see Lau, by Lewie Peterson

Posted by on June 12th, 2015 No Comments

If you love music, Lewie Peterson reckons you’d better go and see Lau.  Have a look below and see why. When a fiddle player, accordionist and guitarist decided to jam in a kitchen in Edinburgh, few would imagine that a decade later they would become one of the leading lights in the Scottish music scene. Attempting to […]

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Gutters Gaet Sessions: The Donald Anderson Band

Posted by on June 9th, 2015 No Comments
Gutters Gaet Sessions: The Donald Anderson Band

The Donald Anderson Band, one of Shetland’s best kept secrets is to launch Shetland Arts new Gutters Gaet Sessions at Mareel Cafe Bar this coming Sunday afternoon June 14th from 1:30 to 3:30.  The local band who are made up of well-known musician’s guitarist Alan Mackay, bassist Rick Nickerson and drummer Duncan Kidson provide a […]

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Meaghan and Amythyst bring a taste of Southern Fried Festival to Shetland

Posted by on June 9th, 2015 No Comments
Meaghan and Amythyst bring a taste of Southern Fried Festival to Shetland

Shetland Audiences will experience a taste of The South next month, when country artists Meaghan Blanchard and Amythyst Kiah play Mareel on 28th July.  The event, which is presented by Shetland Arts, is being run in association with Perth’s Southern Fried Festival. Meaghan Blanchard is a singer-songwriter from Prince Edward Island in Canada. Born into […]

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