Blues Weekend Thur 15 - Sun 18 September

 

The Orkney Blues Festival brings together local and national artists across multiple venues for a blistering weekend of blues music, year after year. 

Almost all events and venues are FREE to enter across the weekend, with the exception of the Thursday and Sunday special events which are ticketed.

 

More info coming very soon!

    LIVE

  • Local Bands
  • National Artists
  • Outstanding Talent
  • Five Venues

    JAM

  • Bring your Instrument
  • Open Mic
  • Get Involved
  • Enjoy creative music - Live!

    EAT

  • Venue restaurants
  • Bar food & snacks
  • Local shops & cafes
  • Late night burgers

    DRINK

  • Venue bars
  • Local ales and lagers
  • Local whisky
  • Soft drinks & water

FESTIVAL What IT'S ALL ABOUT (COMING SOON)

  • ARTISTS

    Local & National

  • PROGRAMME

    When and Where

  • VENUES

    Home of Orkney Blues

  • SPONSORS

    Best people ever

  • TICKETS

    Get them quick!

  • FAQS

    Find out more

About Learn more about us

Bringing an annual dose of Blues to the isles

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The Orkney Blues Festival brings together local and national artists across multiple venues for a blistering weekend of blues music, year after year. 

All events are free of charge, with the exception of the Grand Finale at The Stromness Hotel. This event will host all of the Headlining Acts from the festival.

The committee operate Orkney Blues as volunteers, and do not make a profit. All funds go to providing bigger and better events - and attracting well-known and talented artists to the Orkney islands.

The committee is made up of blues enthusiasts and local artists, with support for the festival coming from local businesses in Orkney. 

OBF stands for:

  • The Blues 85%

  • Good Times 100%

  • Chance of Rain 50%

  • Antics 30%

  • Feeling the Bass 75%

  • New Mates 65%

OVER 10 YEARS OF BLUES:

NEWS WHATS THE LATEST

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Highlightsfrom OBF 2015

We have two ticketed events, and all other events are completely FREE. Thats four days of blistering live blues music.

It's Freealmost!

Bear with us while we update our page - festival info coming soon!

New website for OBF!1 day ago

Contact OUR COMMUNITY SPEAKS FOR ITSELF

 

 

Orkney Blues on Facebook | Weekend Music Festival

As the festival is operated by volunteers in their own time, our community Facebook page is the best place to find out more about the festival and ask any questions.

 

If you still need to reach us please email info@orkneyblues.co.uk. Our internet may be slow in the islands, but we'll get back to you as soon as possible.