Whether that was due to its enticing line-up or the venue's cosy capacity of just 100 people is somewhat unclear.
A QUITE terrific collaboration between brilliant Fife violinist Seonaid Aitken and Shetland's equally brilliant Bryan Gear was one of many highlights of an outstanding folk festival show in Burravoe on Friday night, writes Neil Riddell.
From the moment the pair began seamlessly playing together backstage in the afternoon, it was clear the audience were in for a special treat.
Dwaam - otherwise known as the Festival Spree Band - are conglomerate of musicians from acts like Hom Bru, Bongshang, Haltadans and First Foot Soldiers.
Their only gig will take place at the Clickimin in Lerwick on Friday night as part of the Scots on Da Rock show - although whispers suggest they could grace the festival club at Islesburgh later on in the night too.
The audience’s respective weekends started a day early as 15 visiting acts hit the stage at a bustling Room 16 in Islesburgh to show off their sounds.
Glasgow outfit Rose Room opened the free concert with a bang as they brought some gypsy jazz hues to the fore.
Only having five minutes to show off what you can do didn’t deter the likes of Canadian trio The East Pointers, who got the floor bouncing with some rousing trad tunes.