“Sorry folks, but it looks like The Orkney Blues Festival on-line extravaganza, isn’t happening – the best laid schemes and all that.”
Local live music venue, The Sound Archive in Kirkwall, has received £10,870 in emergency funding from the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund through Creative Scotland
“We’d love solo singers, choirs and ensembles to bring their own unique magic to #ising4peace and raise as much as we can for the four charities.”
Plans are afoot for the Orkney Blues Festival to beam out, in virtual form, over the last weekend in September.
Applications have opened for grassroots music venues across Scotland through the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund.
” I, Nephrite, have returned to continue and conclude my unusual digression into the world of video games and their music. “
Ellen Grieve who works in Balfour’s pharmacy plays her accordion every lunch time.
On 16th of August 1977 Elvis Presley died. He was only 42.
” I am very much of the first generation where video games of any sort weren’t just a novelty making beeps and bloopslike the 1970s Atari machines and where it was a possibility for machines to be inherited or borrowed from siblings. “
“In a strange way, the constraints of lockdown have encouraged us to think innovatively about education and public engagement” Professor Frank Rennie, Lews Castle UHI