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 »

Festivals / The Sidmouth Folk Festival reclaims its roots for 65th anniversary

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The red-cliffed East Devon coastal resort of Sidmouth is home to England’s most iconic folk festival. Proudly championing traditional music, dance and song every year since 1955, The Sidmouth Folk Festival is a living, breathing tradition in itself, recognised as a cultural highlight in the South West regional calendar and acknowledged as a national treasure by festival-goers… Read more »

Festivals / FOLKEAST’S MAGNIFICENT SEVEN!

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It’s ‘lucky seven’ time for East Anglia’s unique, fast-rising FolkEast – England’s most easterly folk music festival. Not only is it the seventh year the event has been held in the glorious grounds of Suffolk’s 16th century Glemham Hall but this year it will offer diverse performances on no less than seven stages. The 2019… Read more »

Festivals / Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 40th Anniversary line-up announced

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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention three-day open-air music festival will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2019. Celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2019, the Convention presents three days of music in a stunning rural setting. Billed as Britain’s friendliest music festival, the event attracts up to 20,000 music fans of all ages from all walks of life. The festival… Read more »

Festivals / Threshold announce first wave of artists for 2019 festival

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With 4 months to go until Threshold Festival of Music & Arts 2019, organisers have revealed 12 artists from their burgeoning programme set to take over Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle on March 29-30. The line-up reveal is the first wave of information released by the event production team behind the festival, who last month celebrated Arts Council funding… Read more »

Festivals / Bearded Theory announces Suede and The Cult to headline

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This year looks like being an incredible one for Bearded Theory Spring Gathering at Catton Hall Derbyshire 23-26 May 2019. Indie legends SUEDE headline the Pallet stage on Friday night. Saturday is topped by legendary British rock band THE CULT, and Sunday is closed by founding member of the E Street Band Stevie Ray Zandt’s LITTLE… Read more »