25th September 2018
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Posts tagged with rock music

Northern Rock

Northern Rock

This month sees the launch of a brand new music and art festival in Shetland. Vunk Fest aims to bring together the best alternative rock music with an innovative art and photography exhibition. Chris Cope explains more.Shetland’s alternative music scene is about to play host to a brand new fes... Read more...

Six-piece band to play gigs

Six-piece band to play gigs

A six-piece rock/pop band from Edinburgh will be in Shetland this weekend for a series of gigs around the isles.Skellum will be playing at the Northern Lights in Brae tonight followed by a show at the Symbister Hall in Whalsay tomorrow evening.Two of the band members have Shetland connectio... Read more...

Rock festival and art show

Rock festival and art show

Vunk Fest, a rock music festival and an art exhibition relating to music, will be taking place in Lerwick and Voe next month.The two events are designed to allow people to interact with rock music and art, as well as providing an opportunity to hear bands that have never before played in the isl... Read more...

AC/DC tribute

AC/DC tribute

One of the country’s top AC/DC tribute bands will venture north early next month to make their debut in Shetland.DC/79 will play the Symbister Hall in Whalsay on Friday 6th February followed by a show at Norscot Angling Club in Lerwick the following night.Last year saw AC/DC enjoying an amazin... Read more...

Covers rule roost at Norscot gig

Covers rule roost at Norscot gig

By Christopher CopeTO PUT on a gig heralded as the launch of a new compilation CD of alternative Shetland music and have a tribute band headline sounds a tad odd. But this was the case at the Boxing Day bonanza at the Norscot Angling Club, with the release of So What, an album featuring an array o... Read more...