Posts Tagged ‘music’

Newly released single ‘Bonfire’ by Eve Maguire

Posted by on May 21st, 2015 No Comments
Newly released single 'Bonfire' by Eve Maguire                   Battery Park Records, the student run record label based in Mareel, is geared up for its third online release. Eve Maguire, a Shetland based singer-songwriter, has released her new track called “Bonfire” which is now available on Battery Park’s Bandcamp page for 80p at batteryparkrecords.bandcamp.com The… Read the rest...

Lau on Tour – Week One

Posted by on May 21st, 2015 No Comments
Lau on Tour - Week One First week of the Lau Springtime tour saw us heading off to the continent. We loaded up the van in Edinburgh and caught the Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry. Plenty to do on this boat with casino, restaurants, live band and a pop quiz. The lively sea made for some good dance floor antics but we contented ourselves… 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...

Yves Lambert Trio to play Mareel in June

Posted by on January 28th, 2014 No Comments
Yves Lambert Trio to play Mareel in June Shetland Arts will present The Yves Lambert Trio live at Mareel on Wednesday 11 June. Yves Lambert Trio After 26 years as a member of La Bottine souriante, and having created the Bébert Orchestra in 2004, Yves Lambert, with his partners Olivier Rondeau and Tommy Gauthier, has since 2010 presented a trio with a new… Read the rest...

Young local composer to release computer-composed classical music CD

Posted by on June 20th, 2012 1 Comment
Young local composer to release computer-composed classical music CD Young local musician and Shetland College NC Music student, Eamonn Watt, will be releasing his debut album of computer-composed orchestral and piano music, entitled Virtually Conducted 1: Bonhoga, at Bonhoga Gallery on 27 June, 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Eamonn, from Sandwick, has been playing drums in local bands for a number of years but also, more… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts launches ‘Creative List’

Posted by on June 12th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts launches 'Creative List' Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the launch of the Creative List: an online resource for creative Shetlanders to promote their work, build networks with each other, and provide a point of contact and information for those wishing to enquire about commissions, purchases, education and/or other opportunities. The List allows users to create profiles describing… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces Fiddle Frenzy headline acts

Posted by on June 12th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts announces Fiddle Frenzy headline acts Shetland Arts is pleased to announce the headline acts for Fiddle Frenzy 2012. The week will kick off in style on Sunday 5th August with a performance by the Harris Playfair Big Band, this will be the culmination of 6 days intensive workshops with young Shetland Musicians led by the innovative Harris Playfair. Traditional themes… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces partnerships with DF Concerts & Events and Atlantic Edge Music Services for Mareel

Posted by on May 14th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts announces partnerships with DF Concerts & Events and Atlantic Edge Music Services for Mareel Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the signing of a unique partnership agreement with DF Concerts & Events to provide a broad range of programming support for Mareel which brings together the UK’s most northerly music venue with one of the country’s largest and most respected promoters. Shetland Arts is also pleased to have secured… Read the rest...

Local Guitar Heroes concert – 19th Nov at LK Town Hall

Posted by on November 9th, 2011 No Comments
Music fans will be treated to performances by some of Shetland’s finest ‘local guitar heroes’ playing at the Lerwick Town Hall on Saturday the 19th of November, as part of Shetland Arts’ annual guitar season in honour of the late Peerie Willie Johnson. The concert, which starts at 7:30pm, will showcase a profusion of local… Read the rest...

Recital from classical pianist and mezzo soprano at Town Hall

Posted by on November 9th, 2011 No Comments
Recital from classical pianist and mezzo soprano at Town Hall Classical music lovers will be treated to a recital from acclaimed pianist Maryam Sherhan and mezzo soprano Jemma Brown at 7:30pm on Thursday 17 November at the Lerwick Town Hall. In partnership with Live Music Now!, Shetland Arts and the Robertson Trust, the concert will feature performances of pieces from composers including as Ravel, Purcell,… Read the rest...