Michael Janisch Quintet – Purpose Built tour – 17 to 19 Dec
Posted by Bryan Peterson on December 8th, 2010
Shetland is to host some of the world’s finest young jazz musicians next weekend when the Michael Janisch Quintet make their way north during their Purpose Built tour.
An eclectic mix of everything from Latin and swing to soul, groove and the avant garde can be expected from Janisch’s band at evening concerts… Read the rest...
Jazz Weekender – concerts, workshops and masterclasses
Posted by Bryan Peterson on November 6th, 2009
Shetland Jazz fans are in for a treat next weekend (13 to 16 Nov) when the Harris Playfair Trio and Kirkwall Grammar School Big Band make the trip north for the “Jazz Weekender” event comprising school performances, youth music workshops and a special Saturday evening concert at Lerwick Town Hall. The concert will also feature… 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...
Shetland Young Promoters Group ‘Variety Night’ Fundraising Concert
Posted by Bryan Peterson on March 16th, 2009
Shetland Young Promoter’s Group (SYPG) will hold a fund-raising ‘Variety Night’ in the South Nesting Public Hall on Saturday the 11th of April.
The event will allow the SYPG to further work of promoting young musicians and bands, and giving the youth of Shetland greater access to well produced music events.
The evening,… Read the rest...