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Cambridge Folk Festival reveals 2016 acts

Find out who will be playing this year.

Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival has now revealed details of its full line-up for 2016. The latest additions include KT Tunstall, Baaba Maal and Chris Wood.

Saturday day tickets have already sold out proving that Cambridge Folk Festival is popular as ever.

Popular for its unique parkland setting and great facilities, the Festival offers something for everyone. There are four covered stages, music workshops and sessions, raucous ceilidhs, open stages, street theatre, real ale bars, Wi-Fi, various camping options including glamping, a youth area, kids’ ceilidh, storytelling, free crèche, paddling pool and a playground. Music playing and participation are welcomed, both of which are engrained in the culture of the Festival.

And Cambridge Folk Festival’s line-up looks like this:

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Christy Moore (Sat), Gogol Bordello (Fri), Imelda May (Sun), Glen Hansard (Fri), Baaba Maal (Sun)

Mary Chapin Carpenter (Sun), KT Tunstall (Fri) Afro Celt Sound System (Sat)

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires (Sat), Kate Rusby (Sat)

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band (Sun), Jon Boden (Thurs), Songs of Separation (Sat)

Chris Wood (Fri), Sam Lee & Friends (Sun), Michael McGoldrick Band (Fri)

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John McCusker Band (Sat), Blazin’ Fiddles (Sun), Solas (Sat/Sun), Le Vent du Nord (Fri/Sat) Duncan Chisholm (Sun), Edward II (Fri)

Hot 8 Brass Band (Sun), Kíla (Sat/Sun), Breabach (Sat) Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band (Fri), Applewood Road (Sat), This Is The Kit (Sun)

Sam Outlaw (Sat), Cash Box Kings (Sat/Sun), Stick In The Wheel (Sat), Della Mae (Sun)

O’Hooley & Tidow (Thurs), Leyla McCalla (Sat), Seafret (Thurs), The Mike + Ruthy Band (Fri/Sat)

Darlingside (Sat), Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton (Fri), Will Varley (Thurs), Lisa O’Neill (Fri)

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Världens Band (Fri/Sun), Brian McNeill (Fri/Sat), Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys (Sun)

Megson (Fri/Sat), Lady Maisery (Sun), Ímar (Thurs), Glorystrokes (Fri), Steamchicken (Fri)

The Dovetail Trio (Thurs), Flats & Sharps (Thurs), Georgia Shackleton Trio (Thurs), Funbox (Sun) Silent Ceilidh (Sat), The BarrowBand (Fri)

Cambridge Folk Festival takes place between 28th and 31st July. 


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