Eddi Reader, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Oysterband, Julie Fowlis, and The Fisherman's Friends lead the latest acts confirmed for the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival which will be taking place from Thursday 31st July until Sunday 3rd August 2014, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge.
Also confirmed are Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle, Peatbog Faeries, North Mississippi Allstars, Hot 8 Brass Band, Yves Lambert Trio, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Jim Moray's Silent Ceilidh, Brian McNeill, My Darling Clementine, Whapweasel, New Rope String Band, The Rails, Old Swan Band, Megson, The Young'Uns, and The Mischa Macpherson Trio.
Van Morrison, Sinead O' Connor, and Newton Faulkner will headline, plus Ladysmith Black Mambazo, former member of Drive By Truckers Jason Isbell, Lunasa, and Sarah Jarosz. Also making her festival debut is Sinead O' Connor, who will be headlining Friday's line-up with Richard Thompson, Afro Celt Sound System, Cara Dillon, Pokey LaFarge, Peggy Seeger, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Skinny Lister, Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson, Pokey LaFarge, Rosanne Cash, and Loudon Wainwright III.
Plus The Full English featuring Fay Hield, Seth Lakeman, Martin Simpson, Nancy Kerr, Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron and Ben Nicholls performing seminal early 20th century folksong. There are many more acts to be announced.
More names for the rest of the weekend are still to be announced. To see who is playing which day, see the Cambridge Folk Festival line-up page.
Tickets are priced at £138 for a full adult festival pass (not including camping), and a concession full festival pass is priced at £104. Children aged 5-15 years tickets is priced at £39, and children aged 4 and under can attend for free.
Day tickets are priced as follows - Thursday £21, Friday £50; Saturday £60; and Sunday £60.
Camping is available for full festival ticket holders only, priced at £38-£56 per 2-3 berth tent. A mini van (upto 4.5m x 3.5m) pass is £38, and a caravan pass is £76.
Prices do not include booking fees.
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