For the final part of her live review of Orkney Folk Festival 2015 Alice took in some great performances from Claire Hastings, Hannah Rarity, Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, New Rope String Band, Dallahan and more. Not forgetting the Orkney v’s the Rest of the World’ folkie-football match.
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In part 2 of our Orkney Folk Festival review we kick off on the Friday with headliners Tim Edey and Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys leading into Saturday with the showcase of Mike Vass’ ‘In the Wake of Neil Gunn’ as well as Sharon Shannon, Seth Lakeman, Fara, Gnoss and more.
In the first of a 3-part review of the 33rd Orkney Folk Festival Alice Tait sets the scene and shares some of the highlights of Day one including Barrule, Louise Bichan, the Hot Seats and Bruce Mainland.