Event Type: Music
Fara

DATE:
Sat 21 October

TIME:
7:30PM

PRICE:
£15, £6 for schoolchildren

These four award winning musicians are at the forefront of today’s young Scottish folk scene — Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price play three fiddles and a piano — producing a fiery sound rooted strongly in their musical upbringing in the strong Orkney fiddle tradition.

With vibrant arrangements full of stunning vocals, rich harmonies, energetic fiddle playing and driving piano, a Fara’s concert mixes self-penned and traditional Orkney tunes.

Between them these four fiery women have won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, The BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, The Deutsche Bank Award in Performance and Composition, and the Danny Kyle Award.

“For me Fara were THE highlight of the 2014 Orkney Folk Festival. Their on-stage banter and musicianship held every audience spellbound. Sickeningly talented and mad as brushes. A potent combination.”

Kevin Macleod

OTHER EVENTS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU

The Spirit of Bad Company & Free
The Spirit of Bad Company & Free Date: 15/10/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £20, £15 restricted view Free Again recreate the authentic sound and feel of the ultimate Paul Rodgers back catalogue.
Fairport Convention
Fairport Convention Date: 13/10/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:40 pm Price: £26, £24 THE Fairport Convention, live!
The Springsteen Sessions
The Springsteen Sessions Date: 11/11/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £20, £18, £8 under 16 A celebration of the music of the Boss and the E Street Band.
McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle
McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle Date: 06/10/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £18, £16, £8 under 16 Three stellar folk musicians take a thrilling trip through traditional and contemporary jigs, reels, ballads and more.