Northern Streams 2018

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Concerts – 2018

Friday 20 April: Evening Concert 7.30-10.00pm

The Grassmarket Centre, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA 

Fika Collective (Scotland/Sweden)

Blending Nordic and Scottish music, The Fika Collective is a newly-formed Glasgow-based group of fiddlers – Lachlan Green (hardanger fiddle); Libby McGugan (fiddle); Malcolm Bushby (fiddler, bouzouki player and singer) with guitarist, Callum Forsyth (who has a Swedish grandmother!)

V-Dala Spelmanslag (Sweden)

Founded in 1961 V-Dala Spelmanslag is the longest running student folk ensemble in Sweden and they are famous for their award-winning joyful and energetic playing style.

The cafe/bar is open for food before the evening concert.

For details about the artists performing please click through to the artist page here

Tickets £12/£10 or part of the Weekend Ticket – only £35/£28 Booking information here

 

Saturday 21 April: Evening Concert & Ceilidh 7.30-11.00pm

The Grassmarket Centre, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA

Peter Puma Hedlund, Paul Anderson & Shona Donaldson

A trio made up of a ‘Riksspelman – Fiddler of the Realm’ nyckelharpa player from Sweden, one of Scotland’s top fiddlers and winner of the Scots Singer of the Year & fine fiddler – can only mean an amazing exchange of cultural delights.

The Northern Streams Ceilidh Band (Scotland/Sweden)

Created from our Festival guest musicians, the Northern Streams Ceilidh Band, will be giving you the opportunity to try out Scottish and Swedish dances – which will be called/demonstrated – during the extended second half of our concert or you can just sit and listen to the Nordic & Scottish sounds!

Why not attend the dance workshops in the afternoon to get a head start on the dances?

For details about the artists performing please click through to the artist page here

Tickets £12/£10 or part of the Weekend Ticket – only £35/£28 Booking information here

 

Sunday 22 April: Open Session 2.00-4.00pm

The Grassmarket Centre, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA

A chance to play and/or sing together in the relaxed setting of the Grassmarket Cafe or come along and listen. We will be welcoming members of the Grassmarket Music Group to give us a wee taste of their repertoire!

For details about the artists performing please click through to the artist page here

 

Friday 27 April: Aberdeenshire Concert  7.30pm

MacRobert Hall, The Square, Tarland, AB34 4YL

A trio made up of Peter Puma HedlundRiksspelman – Fiddler of the Realm’ nyckelharpa player from Sweden, Paul Anderson – one of Scotland’s top fiddlers and Shona Donaldson – winner of the Scots Singer of the Year & fine fiddler – can only mean an amazing exchange of cultural delights.

Tickets £12 (£10 concessions + TMSA members) – this cannot be counted as part of the Northern Streams Weekend Ticket 

Tickets available from the Paper Shop, Tarland OR by phoning Paul on 01339 881 929 OR on the door.

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