ORKNEY FOLK FESTIVAL: Opening Concert
7.30pm, Stromness Town Hall
FEATURING: String Sisters • Kabantu • TRIP • Orkney Traditional Music Project • Stromness Royal British Legion Pipe Band
A veritable who’s who of some of the world’s finest fiddlers, String Sisters brings together leading traditional figures from the USA, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Scotland and Shetland. The group features the astounding collective talents of Liz Carroll, Emma Härdelin, Liz Knowles, Catriona MacDonald and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh on fiddles, backed by Tore Bruvoll on guitar, pianist Dave Milligan, Conrad Molleson on bass, and percussionist James Mackintosh, in a sumptuous convergence of Nordic and Celtic traditions.