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Schedule for Midsummer Live

by Promote Shetland -

Today, just past midsummer, we are celebrating the launch of our new 60 North video and radio platform. Join us from 12noon for a marathon 12-hour long broadcast, you can expect live moving pictures and a whole bunch of new radio programmes, live and recorded. You'll see and hear, we hope, Shetland at its best!

Former BBC broadcaster Tom Morton will anchor the live event, see today's full schedule below:

1200-1230Launch from Market Street, followed by Inga's 80's
1230-1400David Lewis from Aberdeen - Shetlander and former Original FM presenter with his own story in words and music
1400-1600Live Simmer Dim Sounds from Sumburgh to Unst: Tom Morton hosts from Sumburgh Head but connects up with Victoria's Tea Room in Unst.
1600-1700Kellie's Rocking Unst. Kellie Naulis - her story, her tunes, her Unst.
1700-1800Inga's 80's
1800-2000Mike Marwick
2000-2200Live. Tom Morton's Beatcroft Social. Live guests include Adam Guest and Duncan Phillips in Australia. Top music with Shetland links...and none!
2200-2300The Virtual Conductor - Eamon Watt with classical music
2300-2400Drew's American Gospel - Drew Ratter introduction to American roots

We will be brining you live feeds from Lerwick, Sumburgh and we hope Unst. Including pictures from the main studio in Market Street, Lerwick, and from Sumburgh Head. We hope you can join us online, tweet us using #midsummerlive or #inspiredbyshetland

We had a warm-up broadcast last night in preparation for today, see picture below. Thanks to everyone who tuned in - we hope you can join us again from 12noon to celebrate Midsummer Live.

Thank you Tom and the whole team. Enjoyed the broadcast very much. Hope I'll find the time to tune in tomorrow. is Promote Shetland's new video and radio platform hosting stories about all aspects of life in Shetland, from wildlife encounters, community events to interesting characters and local culture. aims to inspire. For more information about the launch of 60 North, check out this blog post.

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