Folk Band of the Year 2017, Talisk embark on a 12-date UK tour next week including a Liverpool show at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Winners of the 2017 MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards’ Folk Band Of The Year, 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Young Folk Award and nominees of the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Horizon Award, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the UK folk scene in recent years.

The group, comprised of Mohsen Amini (Concertina), Hayley Keenan (Fiddle) and Graeme Armstrong (Guitar) have scooped numerous award wins, garners significant media praise and enjoyed standing ovations in just a couple of years.  In 2016 Amini was also named BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year.

With appearances at world-leading festivals including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Denmark’s Tønder, Celtic Colours in Cape Breton, Fairport’s Cropredy Convention and Celtic Connections, as well as countless others alongside live sessions on both BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship folk programmes, the group have been quick to show their talents far and wide as continue on their upward trajectory.

Where and when do Talisk perform?

Talisk will be performing 12-dates on their UK tour:
5 April   –   Bowness, Old Laundry Theatre
6 April   –   Driffield
7 April   –   Otley, Otley Courthouse
12 April   –   Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
13 April   –   Cockermouth, The Kirkgate Centre
14 April   –   Bromsgrove, Atrix
15 April   –   Bristol, Bristol Folk House
16 April   –   Colchester, Colchester Arts Centre
17 April   –   Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre
18 April   –   Sheffield, The Greystones
19 April   –   Greenock, Beacon Arts Centre
20 April   –   Findhorn, Universal Hall