With superb headliners and exceptional rising talent, festival goers are guaranteed to enjoy long-held favourites and to make exciting new musical discoveries throughout the festival. To see an overview of the variety and volume of events on offer throughout the week, the Taster Programme can now be downloaded here.
Event tickets now available include Ham lunchtime, afternoon and evening concerts, Pre-Festival special concerts, Bulverton roots party evenings, plus special Manor Pavilion shows and the great folk dances at Stowford Rise.
Book early – some events are bound to sell out! – for a top line-up of Ham evenings and afternoon concerts.
Advance tickets are already flying out the door for Pre-Festival specials with a musical show from Mersey poet Roger McGough + LiTTLe MACHiNe, Brit folk-rock icons Fairport Convention and the gloriously entertaining The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain.
Ham headline acts during the week include: SHOW OF HANDS with MIRANDA SYKES – CARA DILLON – KATHRYN TICKELL & THE DARKENING – BLOWZABELLA with JIM CAUSLEY – KARINE POLWART – DREVER, McCUSKER, WOOMBLE – GIGSPANNER BIG BAND – STICK IN THE WHEEL – GORDIE MACKEEMAN & HIS RHYTHM BOYS – STEVE TILSTON & JEZ LOWE – FAUSTUS – THE RHEINGANS SISTERS – EDGELARKS – PETE COE – NARTHEN – THE EMILY ASKEW BAND – NATIONAL YOUTH FOLK ENSEMBLE – KAIA KATER – LES BARKER – GREG RUSSELL & CIARAN ALGAR – PETER KNIGHT & JOHN SPIERS – ALISTAIR ANDERSON & NORTHLANDS
Bulverton roots dance party nights include powerhouse party band ELIZA CARTHY & THE WAYWARD BAND, gleefully raucous FALSE LIGHTS, influential Euro-dance trailblazers BLOWZABELLA, urban bluegrass outfit POLICE DOG HOGAN
SCOTTISH PARTY NIGHT with award-winning Neo-trad ELEPHANT SESSIONS, and more…..all already selling fast.
A Bulverton Big Gig Ticket offers two-in one best value ticket price covering evening shows and the Late Night Extra ceilidh so festiva goers can make an Extra Big Night of it – all in the ticket deal for only an extra £6 for the whole night.
The full FolkWeek programme will be out in July with the complete breakdown of all festival events. In the meantime, keep an eye on the website for event details and line-up additions.