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Posts tagged with traditional music

Drewie’s tune comes out top

Drewie’s tune comes out top

The results of the Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Club’s annual tune competitions were announced at a guest artiste club night in the Shetland Hotel last Thursday. Once more there was an excellent response from composers of all ages for the competition.Ian Muir, leader of the London based Craig... Read more...

Locals lend weight to Celtic festival

Locals lend weight to Celtic festival

06/02/2009, by in Arts & Entertainment

The 16th Celtic Connections adventure ended on Sunday and as is now customary, a host of familiar Shetland names, predominantly fiddlers, graced the various venues over the 18 days of the festival.Young Maggie Adamson, having won a Danny Kyle open stage award last year, got her chance at one of th... Read more...

Maggie gets them dancing

Maggie gets them dancing

Danny Kyle open stage winners Maggie Adamson and Brian Nicholson had a busy year in 2008, appearing at the Shetland, Orkney and Gosport Folk Festivals and also performing at the Danny Kyle Memorial Concert in Paisley, marking 10 years from his death.Making a wonderful start to this year they had t... Read more...