Northern Streams Festival of Nordic & Scottish Music, Song & Dance 2024

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0795 191 8366

Taking place 26-28 April, this year’s festival features artists all based in Scotland with backgrounds and repertoire from Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Shetland, and North-East Scotland:

26 April 2024, 7.00pm

  • Brian Ó hEadhra & Fionnag NicChoinnich with Órla Ní Eadhra and Ró Ó hEadhra (BFÓR): a family affair from Inverness drawing on the Gaelic traditions of Scotland, the Nordic countries and the North Atlantic Fringe. 
  • Erin Mungall-Baldvinsdottir with Evie Alberti, Becka Gauld and Ben Shanks: members of Jelephant Folk Band in their full Nordic/Scottish mode ranging from Icelandic, Finnish, Saami and Gaelic. 

Tickets are £15.00/£12.50 available at:

27 April 2024, 7.00pm

  • Sir-Reel Clarks ft: Aaron Clark: a music and song duo comprising Andy & Aaron Clark, carrying on their family’s musical heritage despite the challenges Aaron has faced to become a champion melodeon player. 
  • Miguel Girão & Amy Laurenson (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2023 winner): Guitarist and Piano duo drawing on Amy’s native Shetland traditions and Miguel’s exploration of Scandinavian cultures. 

Tickets are £15.00/£12.50 available at:


Saturday 27 April Workshops £9/£7 (buy all four for £27/£21): 

11.00am – 12.15pm  

Brian Ó hEadhra & Fionnag NicChoinnich North Atlantic Songs

12.30pm – 1.45pm

Erin Mungall-Baldvinsdottir and Ben Shanks Icelandic/Finnish Songs 

2.00 – 3.15pm

Miguel Girão Tunes from the Wedding Traditions of Shetland

3.30 – 4.45pm

Sir-Reel Clarks North East Scotland Tunes


Sunday 28 April
2-5pm Open Music & Song Session – FREE entry

All events take place at The Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ. 


For more details of the Northern Streams programme, guest artists or for booking links, see or email: [email protected] or tel: 0795 191 8366 or our social media Facebook – TMSAEdinburgh&Lothians and Twitter @northernstream1.


Ticket prices range from £7 for a workshop – £15 for the concert tickets, with concessions and discount deals worth checking if you plan to attend more than one event. Book your tickets in advance for a chance to WIN an IKEA Voucher! (terms & conditions are on the Northern Streams website ‘Contact Us’ page)


The Northern Streams festival is organised on a voluntary basis by the Edinburgh & Lothians Branch of the Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) and acknowledges support from Tasgadh Traditional Arts Small Grants Scheme and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in association with the City of Edinburgh Council.