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Arts / Tickets for new festival to go on sale

TICKETS for Shetland’s new contemporary music festival Rising North will go on general sale this evening (Friday).

A limited number of early bird tickets for the main Clickimin event on 17 August went on sale last week, with 250 sold in just over one minute.

At 6pm tonight (Friday) more than 1,500 daytime and evening tickets will go up for sale online through the event’s website, with high demand expected, and folk are advised to refresh if they initially do not see any for sale.

Organisers said the daytime 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 to be released in due course.

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