Eddi Reader, Martyn Joseph, and Canada's The Bills lead the first acts confirmed for Ireby Music Festival which takes place over the over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th May 2014.
Now in its twelfth year, acts including Eliza Gilkyson, Amanda Shires , Flats & Sharps, The Willows, The WIll Pound Band, Blackbeard's Tea Party, Marc Block, Chris James and Martin Fletcher, Weikie, Elaine Davidson, Steve Folk & Jane South, Jessica Lawson, Stark, Louise Jordan, and Ian Douglas plus workshops and sessions will happen at various venues in the small village over the weekend, including St James Church, The Globe Hall, The Lion Pub, and the 600 capacity heated marquee at Ellenside, a private mansion with views towards Skiddaw and the Caldbeck fells, where the main stage, bar and food outlets are situated.
Tickets last year sold out. Early bird weekend tickets are priced at £55 per adult and £20 for a teen aged 12 to 17 year old. Children aged under 12yrs are free. Day tickets, and other options are also available.
Camping is worked out per tent/campervan or towing van, and is priced at £15 for 2 nights (Friday & Saturday) and £20 for 3 nights (Fri/Sat/Sunday).
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