The full line-up has been revealed for this year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention, which takes place for the 38th time at Cropredy, Oxfordshire from Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th August 2018, with headliners Brian Wilson, Levellers, and Fairport Convention.
The Thursday is topped off by headliner Brian Wilson playing 'Pet Sounds' and more, along with Oysterband making their first appearance since 2004, country rock from Police Dog Hogan, Americana from guitar duo Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer, and with a short opening set from host Fairport Convention to start things off.
On Friday there's Levellers, a debut appearance from Mercury-nominee Kate Rusby, a second appearance at Cropredy from former Marillion frontman Fish, traditional Quebecois music from Le Vent du Nord, Jim Cregan's Cregan & Co, Cropredy crowd favourites The Travelling Band, ‘Anglo-Irish girl-power Bluegrass’ from Midnight Skyracer, and an opening set from the BBC Young Folk Award winner.
And on Sunday there's a marathon closing set from Fairport Convention, along with Scottish singer-songwriter Al Stewart, Afro Celt Sound System, Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, Will Varley, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Eric Sedge, and Richard Digance .
Tickets are on sale priced as detailed below.
3-days (Thurs / Fri / Sat) entry-only: £135
2-days (Fri / Sat) entry-only: £120
1-day (Sat only) entry-only: £75
These prices apply until 1st June, when they all increase by £5, and again by £5 on 1st August.
Camping (per-vehicle, NOT per-person):-
4-day (Wed/ Thur / Fri / Sat): £55
3-day (Thur / Fri / Sat): £45
2-day (Fri / Sat): £40
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