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Return of Orkney Folk Festival a record-breaker!

After three long years, the Orkney Folk Festival returns to a full-scale live event this weekend, and in triumphant style – breaking all previous ticket records. 

For the first time in the event’s 39-year history, over 7,000 individual concert tickets have sold in advance of the Stromness-based festival’s opening, today, with 17 of the festival’s 32 shows sold out. 

In addition to record-breaking live audiences, folk fans at home can also tune into this weekend’s festivities, with the addition of three recently announced live-streamed festival concerts. Dubbed ‘Virtually Orkney Folk Festival’ the festival’s inaugural hybrid edition builds upon the success of the previous two years’ online editions, bringing audiences around the world to Orkney in...

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Tickets now on sale!

Tickets for the 2022 Orkney Folk Festival are on sale now! It’s been a long three years since our last live event, and...

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Roll up for the Rally!

Sheet music for this year’s Fidders’ Rally, on Sunday 29 May, is now available!

Hosted by the West Mainland Strathspey and Reel Society, the...

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Get the tunes on!

With the full line-up and festival programme announced, we’ve just updated our 2022 Spotify playlist! Over five and a half...

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