Fara to play Céol Cholasa
All female Scottish outfit Fara, nominated for 2017’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Horizon Award, will play Céol Cholasa this weekend.
Bringing together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene, Fara’s line-up includes Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price.
With three fiddles and a piano, this fearsome quartet produce a fiery sound rooted in the music of Orkney.
Showcasing music from their upcoming album, Times from Times Fall, the group have a host of new material – including a mixture of self-penned and traditional Orkney tunes as well as stunning vocals, the young women’s combined musicality and friendship produce an exhilarating and individual sound.
Fara will play Céol Cholasa tomorrow, Friday September 14, and Saturday, September 15. This year’s line-up also includes The Young’uns, Tide Lines, Jarlath Henderson Band, Hamish Napier and Innes Watson, Caitlin McNeill Ceilidh Band, Whyte, Cara, and Hecla.