I am a musician and will be in Orkney for the festival, is there any way that I can perform?

A huge part of the festival’s enduring appeal is the atmosphere created in Stromness, thanks to the seemingly never-ending pub sessions that pour out of the town’s bars (literally, weather permitting) throughout the weekend. Whilst we arrange for most visiting artists to lead tunes at some point over the weekend, this is to make sure that there’s someone there to kick things off and get them going – please do join in!

Other than the Song Clubs, all of the festival’s ticketed events only feature billed artists. At the Song Club the stage is offered to floor singers, much like a folk club, however this is the only such event at our festival.