Tinariwen, Badly Drawn Boy, & Billy Bragg headline Moseley Folk Festival

full line-up announced

By Scott Williams | Published: Tue 26th Apr 2011


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011
Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8DD, England MAP
weekend adult £79, Friday £28.50, Saturday/Sunday £37, kids (aged 12-16) £35
Last updated: Thu 25th Aug 2011

Tinariwen, Badly Drawn Boy, and Billy Bragg have been confirmed as headliners for the sixth Moseley Folk Festival which takes place at Moseley Park, Birmingham from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.

Malian desert rebel troupe Tinariwen top the bill. The Saharan blues band will be debuting their new album as well as making their first appearance at the festival as Saturday night headliners. They are preceded by The Bees, Willy Mason, Michael Chapman, Ruth Theodore, Oh Ruin, Pram, The Staves, The Toy Hearts, Kidnap Alice, Luke Concannon, The Bonfire Radicals, Ben Calvert, and Gothenburg's José González will be returning to the festival as part of the atmospheric folk outfit Junip.

Headlining on Friday will be Badly Drawn Boy. A decade since the release of his Mercury-winning, seminal debut 'The Hour of the Bewilderbeast' and with a vast back catalogue to choose from, it will be a memorable start to the festival weekend.

Other acts confirmed for Friday are Gruff Rhys, Villagers, Crystal Fighters, 9 Bach, Vijay Kishore, Boat To Row, Malpas, Dreaming Spires, The Mariner's Children, and Rebecca Hollweg.

Headlining on Sunday will be Billy Bragg. With politically charged anthems such as 'A New England' he will bring the 2011 Moseley Folk Festival to an energetic close.

Other acts for Sunday include , Stornoway, Eliza Carthy Band, Scott Matthews, Jim Moray, The Old Dance School, Sam Lee, Bellevue Rendezvous, Calan, The Carrivick Sisters, Cut a Shine, David Campbell, Skinny Lister, Fian, and Elfynn.

A weekend adult ticket is priced at £79 or a kids (aged 12-16) weekend ticket is priced at £35, a family weekend (2 adults & 2 kids under 16) is priced at £168. A Friday day ticket is priced at £28.50 (kids £12), Saturday or Sunday is priced at £37 (kids £15).

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