Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival is taking place on Saturday 28th September with a hugh variety of acts. Don't miss it!

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

About Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival is run by Queensferry Music Society, a registered charity.

Uphall Station Mini Pipe Band to open the show

Rona Wilkie - 2012 BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year. Oban fiddler Rona Wilkie is an award-winning fiddle player and Gaelic singer from the Highlands. Rona grew up in a musical family, and was simultaneously trained in both Highland fiddle style and classical music.

Tarneybackle - traditional and contemporary folk. The band sing mainly Scottish folk songs, adding in some tunes and material from North America and Ireland. Close harmony singing is Tarneybackle's hallmark.

Bookends - Gerry Callaghan writes short, punchy story-songs in both the Scottish folk and Americana styles. He's backed by the fine guitarist and multi-instrumentalist John Farrell.

Marc Duff - Marc was a founder member of the award-winning folk-rock band Capercaillie. After leaving the band in 1995 he's forged a versatile solo career, working with prominent artists such as Def Shepherd, Fish, Iain Morrison, Dick Gaughan, Billy Bragg, Iain Thomson, and Wolfstone, playing low D whistle, bodhran, bouzouki and wind synthesizer.

Graeme Pearson - Well-kent South Queensferry musician

DAYTIME WORKSHOPS, Sat 28 Sept, Venues to be advised
Adult fiddle workshop - You learned violin/fiddle a while ago - now you want to pick it up again. Learn some pieces, find your confidence

Whistle workshop led by Marc Duff - Complete beginner to intermediate

Open Workshop For High School Strings Students - see below



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