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Arts / Tickets to go on sale soon for new music festival

TICKETS will begin to go on sale for Shetland’s new contemporary music festival Rising North in the coming weeks.

Limited early bird tickets priced at £40, giving entry to both the day and evening parts of the festival’s main Clickimin gig on 17 August, will go on sale at 6pm on Friday 29 March.

There will then be a general sale from 6pm on 5 April. More details can be found here.

Organisers said the day time part of the Clickimin event is for all ages, but the evening part is 16 plus.

On the line-up for the Clickimin gig are acts such as Suppository Business, First Foot Soldiers, The Plonkys, The Fiction, Isaac Webb Trio and Zdenka.

There are also set to be Rising North events on the Friday and Sunday on the same weekend, with more information due to be released.

Read more about the event and the inspiration behind the festival here.

Meanwhile fans of more traditional music are now able to buy early members tickets for the Shetland Folk Festival. However, some gigs have already sold out.

Concerts will then go on general sale on 25 March. This year’s folk festival is taking place between 2-5 May.

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