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All the events listed below are taken from the latest “Hot Off The Press” latest festival news that the folking news desk have hand-picked for you.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival reveals more names

Folk legend Richard Thompson is set to make an electrifying return to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival after organisers announced a rare appearance by the musician with his Electric Trio. The former Fairport Convention musician, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, ...
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Wickham Festival Announces 2018 Line Up

Wickham have just announced that The South and Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel are among the latest acts confirmed for this year's Festival. Also recently confirmed are singer-songwriters Reg Meuross and Jim Malcolm; Scottish duo Saltfishforty; the wonderful Mary Coughlan from Ireland; and great live bands Police Dog Hogan, The ...
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BLUES & FOLK STARS LINED UP FOR GATE TO SOUTHWELL 2018

There’s a perfect blend of rising stars, festival favourites and music legends lined up for next year’s Gate To Southwell. Already booked for the East Midlands’ premier roots and acoustic event are hugely-successful veteran Geordies Lindisfarne, award-winning folkies The Young’uns, one of Ireland’s greatest singers Cara Dillon performing with special ...
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Cambridge City Roots Festival – the line-up

The spirit of the world-famous Cambridge Folk Festival will inject the city with winter cheer in February and March, when Cambridge’s second city-wide winter folk and roots festival opens for two weeks of exceptional music and events. An all-encompassing Corn Exchange line-up includes: the soaring, Gambian sun-drenched chords of stunning ...
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Fairport Convention announce first names for Cropredy 2018

Fairport's Cropredy Convention music festival has announced the first acts booked for the 2018 event which takes place on Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Saturday 11 August. The line-up is not yet finalised and more acts will be announced in January. Cropredy 2018 will feature two sets by host band ...
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Lincoln Alive announces its festival line-up

Before we know it summer will be upon us, and by popular demand, so will this festival...... Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that the festival will be returning to the county and taking place at Lincoln Alive on Saturday 14th July 2018 Following the great success of last years ...
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