Seth Lakeman, Martin & Eliza Carthy, and many more for Cambridge Folk Festival

full line-up revealed

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 9th Jun 2014

Seth Lakeman

Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August 2014
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
only Friday day ticket available £50
Daily capacity: 10,000
Last updated: Tue 10th Jun 2014

Seth Lakeman, and Eliza & Martin Carthy lead the latest acts completing this year's line-up 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 Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, David Bromberg & Larry Campbell, The High Kings, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Hudson Taylor, Moulettes, Molotov Jukebox, Hazmat Modine, Ezio, Calan, Crossharbour, and Naomi Randall with Tom Gaskell.

Each year the Festival selects five showcase artists to appear in the Club Tent, which it thinks will go on to great things in the future. This year’s showcases are Keston Cobblers Club, Lady Maisery, Maz O'Connor, Adam Holmes and the Ember, and C.C. Smugglers.

The line-up for The Den, the festival’s emerging talent stage has also been revealed as Boat To Row, Effra, Annie Eve, and The Staycations on Thurday. CoCo and the Butterfields, Samantha Crain, Fitty Gomash, The Intermission Project, Bridie Jackson and The Arbour, Sam Kelly, The Mae Trio, Georgia Ruth, and Carrie Tree on Friday, Arlet, Clutching at Straws, The Dovetail Trio, Raevennan Husbandes, The Melodic, Moss, Moore, Rutter, Pip Mountjoy, Dan Owen, Justin Saltmeris, and Abi Wade on Saturday, with Brother & Bones, Oliver Daldry, Seamus Fogarty, Goat Roper Rodeo Band, Meadowlark, Elliott Morris, Patch and The Giant, Will Varley, Lucy Ward, and Siobhan Wilson confirmed for the final day

Peggy Seeger is no longer able to appear due to unexpected health problems.

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,  Eddi Reader, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Oysterband, Julie Fowlis, The Fisherman's Friends, 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, The Mischa Macpherson Trio, 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.

To see who is playing which day, see the Cambridge Folk Festival line-up page.

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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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