A trio of trailblazing female fiddle players from three Scottish island groups will
bring together their individual styles in a collaborative concert this summer.
Hepburn from the Hebrides, Louise Bichan from Orkney and Maggie Adamson from Shetland
will perform together at An Lanntair arts centre in Stornoway as part of a programme
of events during the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival.
The concert, which will
open this year’s HebCelt on 19 July, is the second musical project organised by An
Lanntair under the Between Islands banner and will explore the traditional tunes
and playing styles of the three sets of islands.
The four nights of performances at
the venue will also feature singer songwriter Willie Campbell, piper and singer Calum
Alex Macmillan and Glasgow-based Gaelic folk group Na h-Òganaich.
This year’s HebCelt
is being held in Stornoway and will be headlined by The Waterboys, Imelda May, Dougie
Maclean and Lucy Spraggan.
Inter-islands fiddle concert to launch Celtic festival