Cambridge Folk Festival 2015 Line-Up Announced

CAmbridge Folk Festival 2015 Line-up Announced

The legendary Cambridge Folk Festival, taking place this year from July 30th to August 2nd in Cherry Hinton Hall, has announced the first names of quite an eclectic 2015 line-up. Most notably, Joan Baez in her only UK performance of 2015, international sensation Passenger, massively popular punk folk singer songwriter Frank Turner, and Joan Armatrading, on her first ever worldwide solo tour, are set to appear. Tickets are £150 for the full weekend for non-Cambridge residents and £127 for Cambridge residents. Day tickets are also available. Thursday £25.50; Friday £55.50; Saturday £65.50; Sunday £65.50. Camping: (Full Festival tickets only, per 2-3 berth tent) Cherry Hinton £61.50, Coldham’s Common (second site) £42.50.  All ticket prices include booking fees. Tickets available here.

See the full list of bands that have been announced so far below:

Joan Baez (Sat), Passenger (Sun), Frank Turner (Fri), Joan Armatrading (Sun) John Butler Trio (Sat), Nick Mulvey (Fri), Wilko Johnson (Fri) The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (Sun), The Unthanks (Sat) Show of Hands (Sat & Sun), Katzenjammer (Thurs), Altan (Fri) Treacherous Orchestra (Sat), Danú (Sun), Shooglenifty (Sat & Sun) Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr (Sun), Peggy Seeger (Fri) Bella Hardy (Sun), Amsterdam Klezmer Band (Fri), The Lone Bellow (Sat & Sun) Chris Smither (Fri), Angaleena Presley (Fri), Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker (Thur & Fri) Jim Moray’s Silent Ceilidh (Sat), Keston Cobblers Club (Sun) The Stray Birds (Sat &Sun),Rura (Fri & Sat), Goitse (Sat & Sun) De Temps Antan (Days tbc), Lynched (Thurs).

Watch the trailer for this year’s festival below:

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