Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

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THE BASICS

Cambridge Folk Festival 2017 Festival Logo WHERE:Cambridge, UK
WHEN:July 27-July 30, 2017
TICKETS:
CAMPING: Yes
WEBSITE: Official Website

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.

THE 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