Kate Rusby, CoCo and the Butterfields, and The Jar Family lead the first acts confirmed for Ireby Music Festival which takes place over the over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May 2016.
Also confirmed to appear over the weekend are Luke Jackson, Swing Commanders, The Changing Room, Talisk, The BeauBowBelles, Wes Finch, Weikie, Clutching at Straws, Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith, Elaine Davidson, Will McNicol and Luke Selby, Chapin-Wickwar, Susan Grace Bates, Jaywalkers, Sunjay, Ian Douglas, and Ireby Village Singers.
To see who is playing when see the Ireby Music Festival line-up page.
Now in its 14th year, a wealth of folk music, workshops and sessions happens at various venues in this 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, this is where the main stage, bar and food outlets are situated.
Early bird weekend only tickets are priced at £57 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, prices have nare £20 for 2 days (Friday & Saturday), or £25 with Sunday too.
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