Nominees in the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards' Horizon Award, and winners of the 2015 Young Folk Award, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the UK folk scene. They create a captivating, energetic and dynamic sound that, in just a couple of years, has earned them
multiple award wins - concertina player, Mohsen Amini, was the 2016 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. The band have appeared at world-leading folk festivals including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Denmark's Tønder, Celtic Colours in Cape Breton, Fairport's Cropredy Convention and Celtic Connections, plus live sessions on both BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio Scotland's flagship folk programmes. With further tours and showcases throughout Europe and the US, theirs is a star rapidly, on the ascent.
Extraordinary Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2