Festivals / Sark Folk Festival to take a break in 2018

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Festival organisers have announced that they will be taking a break in 2018 and the Sark Folk Festival will have a year off. SFF has been hugely successful since the first festival in 2010. It has been run, right from the start, by a very committed group of volunteers who have given a huge amount… Read more »

Festivals / Cambridge Folk Fest – Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls to headline Saturday night

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Acclaimed English indie-folk singer songwriter, Frank Turner joins the bill to headline Saturday night with his band The Sleeping Souls. He made his Cambridge debut in 2008, with a completely new take on English folk, fuelled by the intense energy that marked him out as frontman of his post-punk band Million Dead. The creative force… Read more »

Festivals / 10 years of Bearded Theory – Exclusive Interview

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Award-winning festival Bearded Theory celebrates its ten year anniversary at the end of this month, we caught up for a pre festival interview with Rich Bryan, Festival Organiser….. For a festival that started life as a private party in a pub, you’ve come a long way, how does it feel to be celebrating the tenth… Read more »

Festivals / Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2017

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BEARDED THEORY’S SPRING GATHERING 2017 THURSDAY 25TH – SUNDAY 28TH MAY 2017 MADNESS | SEASICK STEVE SKUNK ANANSIE | SLAVES THE ALARM | NEW MODEL ARMY ALABAMA 3 | THE SELECTER | CAST SUGAR HILL GANG & FURIOUS FIVE | ANTI-PASTI FOY VANCE | DON LETTS | DREADZONE | VINTAGE TROUBLE REVEREND & THE MAKERS… Read more »

Festivals / Latest line up announced for Underneath The Stars Festival

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Underneath The Stars

21 – 23rd July, Cannon Hall Open Farm, Hawthorne, South Yorkshire Latest names added EDWARD II | RODDY WOOMBLE | JOHN TAMS & BARRY COOPE | MARRY WATERSON | ÍMAR | ROB HERON & THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA | DAMIEN O’KANE | SHEELANAGIG | YOLA CARTER | THE DESTROYERS Joining previously announced headliners NEWTON FAULKNER | KATE RUSBY | SHOW OF HANDS | LUCY ROSE | RAGHU DIXIT Underneath the Stars Festival was established in 2014 by Kate Rusby and her family-run record… Read more »

Festivals / Maverick Festival 2017 celebrates 10th anniversary

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Maverick Festival is celebrating a milestone 10th anniversary this year, taking place from Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017, showcasing the most authentic and talented musicians from both sides of the Atlantic. Over the past decade the Maverick Festival  organisers have stuck to what they believe and presenting exciting and inspiring line-ups year after year. This year’s… Read more »

Festivals / First acts announced for FolkEast 2017

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Folkeast 2017

FolkEast is back for the sixth time this August 18-20. And it will be packing a punch with a plethora of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winners and nominees across six stages, including folk legend Jon Boden and Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys. This will be one of Jon Boden’s first solo festival performances,… Read more »

Festivals / Win with Show of Hands – Prizes worth over £7000!

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The generous people from Enjoy Travel, the organisers of Costa del Folk, are hosting a fantastic competition, giving you the chance to win a cruise where you’ll be joined on board by one of the UK’s leading acts in British Folk Music, Show of Hands accompanied by the exquisite vocals and harmonies of double bassist Miranda… Read more »

Festivals / Kate Rusby announced for the 10th Folk by the Oak festival

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For their 10th festival Folk by the Oak are welcoming back Kate Rusby – in the year that marks 25 years of her glorious music making. Of all the stars in folk music’s wondrous firmament few shine so bright.  Kate was actually the original inspiration for a folk gathering at Hatfield House. Directors Caroline and… Read more »

Festivals / Two free tickets to Ragged Bear Festival

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Ragged Bear Festival is a new tradition; a multi-genre music festival based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire with free entry ‘fringe’ events on 11th & 13th November, as well as a ticketed event on Saturday 12th November. There are multiple venues across the town centre, all with various attractions. The main music festival is held at The… Read more »