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THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Talisk

plus Folkestra

Talisk

Part of Storytellers

All tickets remain valid for the new date.

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Rescheduled from Wednesday 19 May 2021

 (original date Thursday 5 November 2020, from Sunday 17 May 2020)

All tickets remain valid for the new date. Please bear with us during this unprecedented period. We will be in touch in due course about your tickets. Thank you for your patience and co-operation. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Ground-breaking, chart-topping, genre-bending, globetrotting, instantly enthralling… it’s little wonder that Talisk rank highly amongst the most in-demand folk-based groups to emerge from Scotland in the last decade and more.

“the technical ability of each member is clear in their energetic, dynamic sound”Songlines

Mohsen Amini (BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Musician of the Year 2018), Graeme Armstrong and Benedict Morris (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2019) fuse concertina, guitar and fiddle to produce a truly innovative, multi-layered signature that has captivated audiences around the globe. At its core, three seemingly acoustic instruments – but in the hands of three master craftsmen; one unmistakable, bold sound and a captivating live show.

“an exciting sound that, in this case literally, drags an audience out of its seats.”The Herald

Alongside extensive touring, Talisk have stacked up major awards for their explosively energetic, artfully woven sound – including Folk Band of the Year at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, and the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation. Appearances at leading festivals across multiple continents have amassed a die-hard following – including closing out Saturday night’s main stage at the 2019 Cambridge Folk Festival, Denmark’s Tønder Festival, the Rainforest World Music Festival in Malaysian Borneo, WOMADs UK, Chile and Las Palmas, Edmonton Folk Festival, Milwaukee Irish Festival, three back-to-back years at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, and six appearances at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections.

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ℹ️ Useful Information

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stage Times:
7.30pm
Doors
8pm – 8.30pm Folkestra
Interval
9pm – 10.30pm Talisk
*Timings are subject to change

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