Festival preview: Cambridge Folk (25-28 July)
Bellowhead, The Mavericks, KT Tunstall and Levellers headline an eclectic Friday and Saturday line-up at this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival
When? 25-28 July 2013
Where? Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, UK
How much? Adult weekend ticket £126, day tickets start from £20 (Thursday), £45 (Friday), £55 (Saturday and Sunday)
Who? The Mavericks, Bellowhead, KT Tunstall, Levellers, Liam O’Flynn, Andy Irvine, Paddy Glackin & Dónal Lunny aka LAPD, Capercaillie, Heritage Blues Orchestra (Sat), Lucy Rose, Martin Simpson, Le Vent du Nord, Mud Morganfield Band, Sam Lee & Friends, Heidi Talbot, The Chair, Mokoomba, Willy Mason, The Bombay Royale, Bella Hardy & The Midnight Watch, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Frigg, Jim Moray’s Silent Ceilidh, Brian McNeill, We Banjo 3, Larkin Poe, Monster Ceilidh Band, The Willows, Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
What? As well as the line-up on the main stages, Europe’s most acclaimed folk festival will once again boast an extensive programme of street theatre, music workshops, open mic sessions, a youth area, internet café, kids’ and adult ceilidh, storytelling, free creche, paddling pool and playground, real ale bars and more.
Below is a video of last year’s Friday round up at the festival to give you a taste of the Cambridge folk, including an interview with (then relatively unknown) Jake Bugg: