Festivals / FolkEast keeps on growing

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FolkEast, one of the most distinctive festivals to be found on the summer calendar, has announced 17 more main stages acts for the event which will be held for the seventh year running in the glorious grounds of Suffolk’s 16th century Glemham Hall. The new names range from some of UK folk’s national treasures to… Read more »

Festivals / Bearded Theory full line up 2019

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Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering, Derbyshire’s award-winning family-friendly festival have confirmed the final line-up for 2019’s festival Indie legends SUEDE headline the Pallet stage on Friday night. Saturday is topped by legendary British rock band THE CULT. Sunday is closed by E Street Band founder member and Soprano’s actor, Stevie Van Zandt’s LITTLE STEVEN & THE DISCIPLES… Read more »

Festivals / Stars align at Southwell in June

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Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young are among the headline names at this summer’s Gate To Southwell Festival in Nottinghamshire (June 6th to 9th).  Joining an eclectic international line-up that already includes Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Skipinnish, Nancy Kerr, Blue Rose Code, Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys and many more brilliant folk roots and… Read more »

Festivals / The End Festival Presents: The End, of What?

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The End Festival makes a welcome return in 2019, this time with a slightly different format. On the 29th of March, The End, of What? will celebrate the collaboration between some of the finest versatile artists and nationalities in the EU. This will take place at London’s award winning folk venue Cecil Sharp House, who has previously hosted a substantial number… Read more »

Festivals / MAVERICK FESTIVAL – ROSIE FLORES, CHANCE MCCOY, THE BROTHER BROTHERS amongst first acts announced.

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Celebrating its 12th anniversary as the UK’s first and finest Americana festival, MAVERICK FESTIVAL returns to Eastern Farm Park on July 5th – 7th, and we are thrilled to announce the first acts confirmed on this year’s lineup. Maverick Festival is renowned for showcasing the most authentic and talented musicians from both sides of the… Read more »

Festivals / Folk By The Oak line up nearly complete

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Folk By The Oak is always a very special day out, set in the stunning grounds of Hatfield House, Herts, and taking place on Sunday 14 July 2019. You can see some cracking bands and artists performing on a huge outdoor stage, enjoy great food and drink and round the day off with an awesome… Read more »

Festivals / Hollywood Film Star joins headliners at the biggest-ever Wickham Festival

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Hollywood actor, producer and musician Kiefer Sutherland and Country music star Lucinda Williams are among the latest top-name artists announced for this year’s Wickham Festival in Hampshire. Also newly con rmed are American folk icon Judy Collins; Scottish favourites The Proclaimers, 70s chart- toppers Lindisfarne and local hero Frank Turner who has just completed a… Read more »

Festivals / Cambridge Folk Fest announces more acts

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Cambridge Folk Festival has this week announced the final headliners and a whole host of new acts set to entertain the crowds at Cherry Hinton Hall August 1st – 4th. Newly announced as Friday’s headliners are the collective of Calexico and Iron & Wine. The trio consisting of Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and Joey… Read more »

Festivals / Warwick Folk Festival celebrates 40 years

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The first names for the  Warwick Festival 2019 have been announced and is a unique Warwick mix of folk royalty, rising stars and old favourites, with the return of the marquee as its main venue Tickets are now on sale  you can experience that special Warwick Folk Festival magic – great music, comfy camping, workshops, singing,… Read more »

Festivals / Tønder Festival Leads on Gender Balance

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Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of the musicians performing at Tønder… Read more »