9 Bach to headline Bristol Folk Festival

plus Gigspanner, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 12th Oct 2015

Bristol Folk Festival 2016 - 9 Bach
Photo credit: Phil Bull

Bristol Folk Festival 2016

Saturday 30th April to Sunday 1st May 2016
St Georges Bristol and Bristol Folk House, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 5RR, England MAP
early bird £55 for weekend
Daily capacity: 600

The first headliner for Bristol Folk Festival has been announced as 9 Bach, with Gigspanner, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin also confirmed.

They are joined by Trad Arrr, The Gerry Colvin Band, Moss, Moore, Rutter, Tobias Jacob & Lukas Drinkwalker at the festival, which returns to May Day Bank Holiday  running on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016 at St.George’s and Bristol Folk House in Bristol.

Plus more to be announced including the winners of the festival's own Isambard Folk Award. The festival will also feature Morris dancers, ceilidhs,and singalong sessions.

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Early bird tickets are priced at £55 for weekend (+ booking fee).

Renowned as a guaranteed “rain free” event expect the two main stages of music at St. George’s and The Folk House, plus smaller stages which will provide a platform for the scene’s rising and lesser known talents.

As well as ceilidhs, workshops, stalls, talks, plenty of regional food and drink, and, Bristol Morris dancers will also feature as part the selection of other things to watch, listen to, and get involved in.

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