Admiral Fallow, Jon Boden, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, Martyn Joseph, and Martin Harley lead the first acts confirmed for Ireby Music Festival which takes place over the over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th May 2017.
Also confirmed to appear over the weekend are Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, Gentlemen Of Few, Ninebarrow, Will Pound and Eddy Jay, Mo Kenney, Jess Morgan, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, Harp and a Monkey, Claire Hastings Band, Phantom Voices, The Carrivick Sisters, Steve Turner, Evie Ladin and Kieth Terry, Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer, David Gibb, Ian Douglas, Ben Gates Sound Sculptures, Ireby Village Singers, and Bev Whelan.
Now in its 15th 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 £60 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 are £20 for 2 days (Friday & Saturday), or £25 with Sunday too.
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