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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.

More names for Maverick Festival

Celebrating its 12th anniversary as the UK’s first and finest Americana festival, Maverick Festival returns on July 5th – 7th, and we are pleased to announce new additions to this years line up. Set amongst the picturesque Victorian farm buildings of Easton Farm Park, the site is nestled deep in ...
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More acts announced for Towersey 2019

Newton Faulkner and Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam are among the latest line-up additions announced for the 55th Towersey Festival (23-26 August 2019, Oxfordshire). They’ll be joining previously revealed acts The Selecter, Hothouse Flowers, Seth Lakeman, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Fisherman’s Friends, Oysterband, and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great ...
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Fairport Convention announce Cropredy line-up

Fairport's Cropredy Convention three-day open-air music festival will celebrate its fortieth anniversary this year. A major innovation for 2019 is ‘glamping’ in pre-pitched luxury bell tents. Cropredy yesterday announced the full line-up of acts appearing at this year’s event. Over three days (8, 9 and 10 August) Cropredy will present ...
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Towersey Festival announces top names

Hothouse Flowers, Seth Lakeman, Steve Harley, and The Unthanks are among the acts headlining the 55th Towersey Festival. The annual four-day folk and roots festival takes place from 23-26 August 2019, in Thame, Oxfordshire, and also boasts appearances from folk rock legends Oysterband, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Two-Tone ...
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Gate To Southwell Festival – first tickets on sale

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, are among the star names being added to next year’s Gate To Southwell Festival in rural Nottinghamshire (June 6th to 9th).  Joining an already eclectic international line-up that includes Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Skipinnish, Nancy Kerr, Blue Rose Code, Gordie MacKeeman & His ...
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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention – tickets on sale now

Fairport's Cropredy Convention three-day open-air music festival will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2019. The organisers have announced many of the acts booked for next summer’s event which will take place on Thursday 8, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August. The remaining acts will be announced in January 2019. Tickets ...
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Shrewsbury Folk Festival – tickets are now on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for the 2019 Shrewsbury Folk Festival as organisers have shared the first names to be added to the bill. Weekend tickets to the four-day event, that will take place at the West Mid Showground from August 23 to 26, are expected to be in high demand. Last ...
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FolkEast announces 2019 line-up

It’s ‘lucky seven’ time for East Anglia’s unique, fast-rising FolkEast – England’s most easterly folk music festival. Not only is it the seventh year the event has been held in the glorious grounds of Suffolk’s 16th century festival but this year it will offer diverse performances on no less than ...
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