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Cornwall Folk Festival has five components:

  • Main Stage concerts in the evening, this year featuring Dougie Maclean, O’Hooley and Tidow and many more. This year in two venues: Town Hall, Wadebridge, and back for the second year for our Betjeman Sessions in the nearby Betjeman Centre.
  • Back-to-back Cornwall and regional bands at the FAR Stage during the day
  • Sessions for all to  listen or play during the day and evenings
  • Free live music and dance in ‘Shanty Street
  • Dance and music Workshops in the mornings.
Main Stage concerts run from Friday 28th to Monday 31st August. Sessions are held from Friday 28th, and Shanty Street and Workshops run from Saturday 29th.
 

Blacksmith

Friday Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Winchester’s electric folk-rock Blacksmith who play in the style of the likes of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band.

Geoff Lakeman and Rob Murch

Friday Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
A Cornishman who has lived on Dartmoor for 40 years, Geoff has been described as “a stalwart of the West Country folk scene and the father of a …

Winter Mountain

Friday Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
A prodigiously gifted Folk/Americana songwriter with a soulful voice, who’s played support slots for pop icon Seal, Richard Thompson, Seth Lakem…

O’Hooley & Tidow

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, sessions on 6 Music and Radio 2, five star reviews and a feature in The Guardian, the son…

Dougie Maclean

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Songwriter, composer and performer extraordinaire, Dougie MacLean is a star of concert halls and festivals all over the world, including New York’s …

Steve Dan Mills

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Many CFF regulars will be pleased to see Steve back in Cornwall. Every time he plays, he has the audience eating out of his hand. From Nashville, he c…

Coastal Belles

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Coastal Belles are a close harmony singing group from Cornwall, who met five years ago and have been singing together ever since. They bring to the st…

Brother Sea

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Brother Sea are a South West based Celtic-folk band that brings together the acclaimed duo Harbottle & Jonas, with award winning song writer Kris …

Merry Hell

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Merry Hell play joyful folk-rock with a message of hope for these troubled times. Wigan-based, in just a few years they have risen to become festival …

Winter Wilson

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
When Mike Harding dubbed Winter Wilson as one of the hardest working duos on the circuit, he’d clearly done his homework. In 2019 aside from tou…

Handpicked

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
A merging of three fine talents, each one complimenting the other to produce music of vitality, verve and vigour. Mic McCreadie honed his craft from t…

Mike Silver with Jo Partridge

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
North Cornwall’s Mike Silver is a force to be reckoned with. He’s been in the business for fifty years, taking his music far and wide thro…

Gatehouse

Monday Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
Gatehouse from County Roscommon in the heart of Ireland are champions of the Irish tradition. They boast an exciting line up of experienced musicians:…

Granny’s Attic

Monday Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
If you caught Granny’s Attic at our last night of CFF 2019, you’d agree that we’d just had to book them again! Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (melod…
 
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