Festival Hub: Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

July 27-30, 2017

Cambridge, UK

The Scene
THE FESTIVAL IS RENOWNED FOR ITS UNIQUE ATMOSPHERE AND AN ECLECTIC MIX OF MUSIC AND A WIDE DEFINITION OF WHAT MIGHT BE CONSIDERED FOLK. THE BEST TRADITIONAL FOLK ARTISTS FROM THE UK AND IRELAND RUB SHOULDERS WITH CUTTING EDGE CONTEMPORARY ACTS, THE FINEST AMERICAN COUNTRY, BLUES AND ROOTS ARTISTS, ACCLAIMED SINGER SONGWRITERS AND WORLD FAMOUS NAMES. BLUEGRASS, GOSPEL, CAJUN, ZYDECO, JAZZ, WORLD, KLEZMER AND CEILIDHS ARE ALSO REGULAR FEATURES. THE LINE UP HAS REFLECTED THE MANY CHANGES IN THE MUSIC SCENE FROM THE 60S TO THE PRESENT AND IS ALWAYS A HOTBED MIX OF THE OLD AND THE NEW.
Venue
2017 Lineup
  • Shirley Collins
  • Indigo Girls
  • Ward Thomas
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Beth Nielsen Chapman
  • Loudon Wainwright III
  • Cara Dillon
  • Fay Hield and The Hurricane Party
  • Admiral Fallow
  • Coven
  • Skerryvore
  • CC Smugglers
  • Ewan McGregor Blue Rose Code
  • Wildwood Kin
  • Mabon
  • Fara
  • Beoga
  • William The Conqueror
Artist Videos
Related Festivals Previous Editions
Cambridge Folk Festival 2015 Festival Logo

Cambridge Folk Festival 2015

July 30- August 2, 2015

Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 Festival Logo

Cambridge Folk Festival 2014

July 31-August 3, 2014

All Festival Posters