Johnny Marr to headline Friday at Moseley Folk Festival

plus Thurston Moore, and The Felice Brothers

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 14th Mar 2014

Johnny Marr

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August 2014
Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8DD, England MAP
early bird £85 weekend
Daily capacity: 6,000
Last updated: Wed 6th Aug 2014

Johnny Marr has been announced as Friday's headlining act at the ninth Moseley Folk Festival which takes place at Moseley Park, Birmingham from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August 2014.

A statement from the organisers says, "Easily one of most the most celebrated guitarists in history due to his work with The Smiths as well his critical acclaimed solo work!"

Also announced is another guitar legend, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore also added to the bill for Friday, and American cult heroes The Felice Brothers are confirmed to appear on Saturday.

They join the first acts confirmed who were Sunday headliners The Waterboys, and Saturday headliner Richard Thompson, with Lau also confirmed.

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An early bird weekend adult ticket is priced at £85, a kids (aged 12-15) weekend ticket is priced at £35, a family weekend (2 adults & 2 kids under 16) is priced at £180. A Friday day ticket is priced at £35 (kids £15), Saturday or Sunday is priced at £37 (kids £15). Children under 12 years old may enter for free with a paying adult. Two day combo tickets are also available. Prices do not include booking fees.

Moseley Folk Festival provides plenty of marquee cover, well-stocked real ale and scrumpy (cash) bars, plus fine food and refreshments, children's area with entertainment, hand powered fairground rides, face painting, music making workshops, and storytelling pirates, along with a new healing and workshop area nestling in the dell behind the fishermen's hut, more sessions and live music in and around the pubs of Moseley.

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