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Folk Festival Lineup for 2011

May 26, 2011 - May 29, 2011

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Some of the biggest names in folk music will converge upon Orkney in May 2011, as the county comes alive to four days of world-class entertainment with the 29th Orkney Folk Festival.

With the islands’ wealth of local talent once again the backbone of the festival, the 2011 line-up will, as ever, be boosted by some of the most popular and current names in the Scottish, Irish and UK folk scenes.

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2011 promises another great lineup

Confirmed so far, are;

However, with six months until curtain-up, it is anticipated that this list will grow.

The 29th Orkney Folk Festival will take place from May 26-29, 2011 and will once again be based in Stromness. However events will also take place throughout the county, in parishes to be confirmed in the New Year.

Tickets for the 2011 Orkney Folk Festival will go on sale to patrons in April, with general booking opening in May.

More information

Orkney Folk Festival Website – To find out more about becoming a patron – which, alongside advanced booking, also presents discounted ferry travel to the islands via Northlink Ferries, and discounted festival merchandise or follow the committee on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit Orkney – For more information on getting to, and staying in, Orkney contact the local tourist board, VistOrkney, at

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