Congratulations to Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club who have been nominated in Club of the Year sponsored by Trac Scotland in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2018. Vote now!
We asked Peter Leask of Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Club was formed in 1978 and meets fortnightly from September to March. The Club also organises the well known Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival which is now in its 31st year. The Club encourages musicians of all ages and is fortunate to have a wealth of talent both young and not so young.
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
Any particular career highlights?
The annual Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival
What are your plans for the future?
To continue showcasing Shetland and Scottish traditional music
Read more about Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club
If you wish to attend the final ceremony, tickets are available to buy via: https://www.horsecross.co.uk/whats-on/the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards-35002 For box office call 01738 621031 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bands performing on Saturday 1st December include includes Croft No Five, Mànran, Karine Polwart Trio, Hannah Rarity, Eabhal, Catriona Watt, Gordon Duncan Experience and Gerda Stevenson. and more to be announced. There will also be a late night ceilidh after the Awards till 1am.
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