Folk Festival

Cunningsburgh welcomes back Shetland Folk Festival with glee

LIVE music was among the first things to go and the last to return during the pandemic, so to describe Shetland Folk Festival’s re-emergence as welcome would be an understatement, writes Neil Riddell.  The excitement and relief in committee host Lisa Johnson’s voice was palpable as she welcomed everyone to a packed Cunningsburgh Hall on […] Shetland News …


Smorgasbord of talent announced for much-missed folk festival

A HOST of local and visiting artists have been announced for the 40th Shetland Folk Festival, which is set to take place after two years of Covid postponements. The return of the festival between 28 April and 1 May will be music to the ears of many in the isles. Scottish musician Dougie MacLean, who […] Shetland News …