a host of additions to Bristol Folk Festival

Rodney Branigan, Rory McLeod, Amy Wadge, and more

published: Fri 16th Mar 2012

Rodney Branigan

Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2012
Colston Hall & O2 Academy, Bristol, BS1 5AR, England MAP
£80 (£70 concessions) for the weekend
daily capacity: 4600
last updated: Wed 2nd May 2012

Bristol Folk Festival held on May Day Bank Holiday.

Rodney Branigan
The latest additions are Rodney Branigan, Rua MacMillan, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Ewan McLennan, Sam Sweeney, and Luke Jackson on Saturday.

Added to the bill on Saunday are Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Maggie Boyle & Paul Downes, and Joe Tilston.

Whilst appearing on Monday will be Rory McLeod & the Familiar Strangers, Benji Kirkpatrick, Amy Wadge & Pete Riley, Will Pound & Dan Walsh, Patsy Matheson & Becky Mills, Steve Turner, and Duotone.

In other news tickets for Bristol Folk Festival's 7.30pm Newton Faulkner show have now sold out.

The festival will also feature Morris dancers, mummers and maypoles, ceilidhs,and singalong sessions. The headliners are Show of Hands on Saturday, Cara Dillon on Sunday, and supergroup Afro Celt Sound System on Monday in what is likely to be the band's only UK summer festival appearance this year. Also confirmed are Karine Polwart, Rua Macmillan, 3 Daft Monkeys, Lady Maisery, Will Pound, Hannah James and Sam Sweeney, The Young'Uns, Lucy Ward, ahab, & Blair Dunlop. Expect up to 40 acts, plus Morris dancers, mummers and maypoles, ceilidhs, workshops, and singalong sessions. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Festivalgoers can be guaranteed no wet weather problems as the whole event will take place on two stages in the city's Colston Hall running from Saturday 5th May until Monday 7th May 2012.

Weekend tickets are also on sale priced at £80 for the three days (concessions £70). Family tickets are priced at £200 (2 adults and two children aged 5-15) and under 5s go free. Day tickets are priced at £30 for Saturday, £35 for Sunday, and £40 for Monday with a £2 concession offered for children aged 5-15 years, students, pensioners, disabled and unwaged.

To buy tickets, click here.

Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2012
Colston Hall & O2 Academy, Bristol, BS1 5AR, England MAP
£80 (£70 concessions) for the weekend
daily capacity: 4600
last updated: Wed 2nd May 2012


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