Orkney Folk Festival to return to full-scale live event in May

Stromness is set to come alive to folk music from around the world once again, as the team behind the Orkney Folk Festival have announced a return to a full-scale live event this spring. 

In the first wave of line-up announcements, 24 acts have been unveiled for the 39th outing of the award-winning festival. Musicians and singers from throughout Scotland will join artists from England, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Canada, USA and India in appearing alongside scores of home-grown Orcadian artists in venues throughout Stromness and the Orkney mainland, over May 26-29.

This year’s live festival will be the first since 2019, and follows two highly successful digital editions that brought a worldwide online audience to Orkney...

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Well there we go… thank you everyone! 

Needless to say this year’s weekend has been a peedie bit different – again. Whilst we cannot...

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Orkney’s Folky Folk

As part of next weekend’s Virtually Orkney Folk Festival, Kristan Harvey and Jeana Leslie from Fara have been out and about in the...

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