New acts added to the Cambridge Folk Festival line-up

Cambridge Folk Festival

26th, 27th, 28th, 29th JULY 2012

The latest names to be revealed for Europe’s most famous folk festival are renowned British singer-songwriter and guitarist, Roy Harper, cited by many including Robert Plant, Jimmy Page & Fleet Foxes as a key influence ♦ the inspired combination of acclaimed and innovative folk band The Unthanks with Brighouse & Rastrick Band, National Brass Band Champions of Great Britain, making a very special appearance together ♦ multi award winning singer-songwriter Seth Lakeman, known for his charismatic live shows ♦ BBC Folk Awards Best Group winners 2008-2010 Lau, featuring the peerless musicianship of Kris Drever, Martin Green and Aiden O’Rourke ♦ articulate, Nashville based singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters, currently enjoying success with her acclaimed Hello Cruel World album ♦ critically acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter and social commentator Karine Polwart launching her new album at the Festival ♦ Louisiana’s finest contemporary Cajun dance band Pine Leaf Boys ♦ Treacherous Orchestra, the thrilling folk big band, taking Scottish dance music to a new dimension ♦ back by popular demand Jim Moray’s Silent Ceilidh ♦ multi-talented musician and composer Brian McNeill leading the Festival Session ♦ virtuoso instrumentalists Tim Edey & Brendan Power, winners of 2012 BBC Folk Awards for Best Duo and Best Musician ♦ trailblazing nu-folk duo Megson rising young London alt-country band with an enviable live reputation ahab ♦ exciting Danish band Habadekuk fusing salsa, jazz, folk and fast-paced polkas ♦ barnstorming folk-rock ceilidh band Blackbeard’s Tea Party and Irish traditional music from BBC Young Folk Award winners Ioscaid.

Online booking and information:

Phone booking: 01223 357851

Tickets:Full Festival £120; Thursday £19; Friday £41; Saturday £52; Sunday £52. Camping: (Full Festival tickets only, per 2-3 berth tent) Cherry Hinton £52, Coldhams Common £36 (second site).

Online bookings subject to booking fee.

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