The Shrewsbury Folk Festival is a four day event blending a tradition of folk music and dance and offers musical and cultural diversity in a family friendly format with something for everyone, and a chance to discover new artists from the UK and around the world happening from Friday 28th until Monday 31st August 2015.
The latest additions are Amadou Diagne, Blowzabella, The Discussion Topic, Florida, Glorystrokes, Harare, Liam Robinson Band, Piva, Vertical Expression, and Whapweasel.
La Bottine Souriante, Sharon Shannon, Oysterband, Kate Rusby, John Jones & the Reluctant Ramblers, Peatbog Faeries, Nancy Kerr and the Sweet Visitor Band, Mawkin, False Lights (Jim Moray and Sam Carter), The Spooky Men’s Chorale, Ten Strings and a Goatskin, Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys , Barra MacNeils, O’Hooley & Tidow, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The Wilsons, The Young’uns, New Rope String Band, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson, Lucy Ward, Patsy Reid, Jack Harris, The Willows, Gren Bartley, The Roaring Trowmen, Winter Wilson, Teacups, Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke, Granny’s Attic, Mary Humphries & Anahata, The Boundless Brothers, Paula Ryan,The Oxford Girl,Folk Nations, and festival patrons Steve Knightley, and John Jones.
Following on from the success of last year’s visiting venue The Peace Tent, there will be a special Peace concert during the festival weekend. Additional artists on the line up will be revealed in the coming months.
The festival has five music venues, a dance tent, runs more than 100 workshops, a popular children’s festival, a dedicated youth programme for 12 to 17-year-olds, onsite camping, a craft fair and food village.
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