2012 Cambridge Folk Festival Detail Announced

Europe’s most famous folk festival, the Cambridge Folk Festival, is taking place from 26-29 July at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds.

A whole host of world music stars and exciting newcomers have been announced, including:

  • Clannad
  • Joan Armatrading
  • The Proclaimers
  • Loreena McKennitt
  • June Tabor & Oysterband
  • Roy Harper
  • Billy Bragg
  • The Unthanks with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band
  • Seth Lakeman
  • Nic Jones
  • Lau
  • Gretchen Peters
  • Karine Polwart
  • Treacherous Orchestra
  • Pine Leaf Boys
  • Jim Moray’s Silent Ceilidh
  • Tim Edey & Brendan Power
  • Brian McNeill
  • Megson
  • Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party
  • Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson Band
  • ahab
  • Habadekuk
  • Blackbeard’s Tea Party
  • Ioscaid
  • Raghu Dixit
  • Dry The River
  • Benjamin Francis Leftwich
  • The Staves

Plus there’s the promise of more international headline names plus emerging and contemporary stars still to be announced.

If you fancy going, visit www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk or call 01223 357851 and here’s what you will need to fork out:

Full festival £120; Thursday £19; Friday £41; Saturday £52; Sunday £52. Camping: full Festival tickets only, per 2-3 berth tent cost £52 for Cherry Hinton site, or £36 for Coldhams Common.

Author: Martyn Newton

Overlord of PopBucket and a gamer from a very young age with earliest memories including Theme Park, Detroit (look it up), Sim City, Championship Manager 2, The Lion King and Command & Conquer.

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