The amazing Orcadian duo Douglas Montgomery ( fiddle/viola) and Brian Cromarty (songs/guitar/mandola) jointly known as Saltfishforty have won a devoted following throughout the UK and beyond. Their music unites the deep rooted sources of traditional Orcadian music with an exhilarating breadth of influence and expertise catalyzed by a creative empathy born from decades of friendship.
Saltsishforty have appeared at many of the world’s top festivals including Celtic Connections, Cambridge, HebCelt, Shetland, Lorient in Brittany and Canada’s Celtic Colours. Their focus on traditional, contemporary and original Orcadian music also includes influences from Americana to Eastern European folk.
“A footstomping feast of fun… a class act from start to finish” (Living Tradition)