HebCelt and a local wind farm company have completed sponsorship deal for the fifth year running.
Lewis Wind Power, developer of the Stornoway Wind Farm is supporting HebCelt festival’s Islands Stage once again.
The partnership fits with HebCelt’s environmentally-friendly policies which has also seen it taking pioneering action to cut the use of plastics and reduce waste.
This year’s Islands Stage features an exciting and diverse line-up of artists from different parts of the UK.
The programme started last night with contemporary Gaelic singer Kim Carnie, followed by six-piece traditional outfit, Beinn Lee, from Uist.
The Benedict Morris Trio, featuring this year’s BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, will be first on stage on tonight.
FARA, which brings together four musicians from Orkney, are next up, followed by The Kris Drever Trio, featuring the singer songwriter who has also enjoyed success as a solo artist and as part of folk band Lau.
Tonight’s line-up also includes London-based songwriting duo Ferris & Sylvester and Irish quartet JigJam.
Tomorrow’s programme features Jamie MacDonald & Christian Gamauf, followed by Jake Morrell, from Norfolk; Glasgow-based roots outfit Awkward Family Portraits; Hands Up For Trad, Battle of the Folk Bands 2018 winners Eabhal, from South Uist; and folk band Talisk.
The 24th HebCelt opened on Wednesday and runs until Saturday. It features around 30 international acts in the main arena programme – including headliners KT Tunstall, The Shires and Tide Lines- as well as events in various venues in Lewis and Harris.