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Stonehaven Folk Festival

Start Date: 6th Jul 2017

Weekend of Traditional and Contemporary folk music and song

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Festival Name

Stonehaven Folk Festival

Start Date

6th Jul 2017

End Date

9th Jul 2017

Location

Stonehaven Town Hall

Line Up

Jarlath Henderson Band, Mike McGoldrick and Friends, John McCusker Band

Details

The pretty North East coastal town of Stonehaven comes alive with a vibrant mix of traditional and contemporary “Folk” music and song. Concerts, Ceilidh, Sessions, Singarounds, Workshops and fun things to do. Come and join us as Stonehaven Folk Festival celebrates its 29th year.

For the fun side of the weekend, on Saturday there is the Paper’n’Comb World championships. This celebrates and maintains the tradition of the once common and very popular instrument, the humble Paper’n’Comb. On the Sunday morning there is the Aqua Ceilidh in the Open Air Art Deco Pool, real ceilidh band, and real seawater.
2017 Guests include Irish Singer and Piper Jarlath Henderson, renowned Scottish Fiddler John McCusker, Mancunian Mike McGoldrick and friends, singer songwriter Archie Fisher, singer Emily Smith, young Orkney four piece Fara and Scottish Young Tradition Musician of the year finalist Iona Fyfe. For full details of Guests, workshops and sessions please visit the Festival web site.

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