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Only a few weeks before Cambridge Folk festival 2018

This years headliners include the iconic legend Patti Smith.

Patti Smith
Patti Smith for Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival is back for its 54th year and set to feature the best acts from the folk universe. This year’s headliners include sets from legends such as Patti Smith and the stunning Swedish indie-folk duo First Aid Kit. This year, Grammy Award Winner Rhiannon Giddens will be Guest Curator for the festival, picking legendary artists including folk royalty Peggy Seeger. Proud to continue its long tradition of supporting rising talent, The Den stage also returns to showcase the best artists on the cusp.

Cambridge Folk Festival music line up is below:

AK Patterson/ Amythyst Kiah/ Beth Nielsen Chapman/ Birds of Chicago/ Brian McNeill/ Brighde Chaimbeul/ Damien O’Kane and Ron Block/ Daoirí Farrell/ Darlingside/ Darren Eedens & The Slim Pickin’s/ Drever/ McCusker and Woomble/ Edgelarks/ Elephant Sessions/ Eliza Carthy & Saul Rose/ Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band/ Eric Bibb/ First Aid Kit/ Granny’s Attic/ Gordie Mackeeman and His Rhythm Boys/ Grace Petrie/ Honeyfeet/ Irish Mythen/ Janis Ian/ John Moreland/ John Prine/ John Smith Trio/ Kaia Kater/ Kate Rusby & Friends/ Kinnaris Quintet/ Luke Daniels/ Mark Lang/ Marlon Williams/ Moore/ Moss and Rutter/ Morganway/ Patti Smith/ Peatbog Faeries/ Peggy Seeger/ Peter Buckley Hill/ Pierce Brothers/ Punk Floyd/ Rhiannon Giddens/ Robert Vincent/ Rosanne Cash/ Songhoy Blues/ St Paul & The Broken Bones/ Stick in the Wheel/ Swamptruck/ Tamikrest/ The East Pointers/ The National Youth Folk Ensemble/ The Poozies/ The Shackelton Trio/The Shee/ Vera Van Heeringen Trio/ Vishten/ Whiskey Shivers/ William Crighton/ Yola Carter / Sam Green & The Midnight Heist / Hot Rock Pilgrims / Dan Bettridge / Stillhouse / Carousel / Kate Griffin And Ford Collier / Meaghan Blanchard / Bennett Wilson Poole / Bella Collins / Alice Phelps / Georgie / Ellie Dixon / Hazey Jane / Amy & The Calamities / Kiol / Bella Gaffney & Polly Bolton /Zoe Wren / Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer / Ian George / Lozt / Jack Parker / Alden, Patterson & Dashwood / The Orange Circus Band / Sivu / Ferris & Sylvester / August And After / Mera Royle / Fellow Pynins / O&O / Sarah Munro

Cambridge Folk festival takes place between 2nd and 5th August.


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