Four year 7 students at Ely Community College came together in September to form a band under the guidance of Cliff Ward of The Willows. We are pleased to be able to give them this opportunity to show their progress with a short performance.
Winners of our 2019 Band Competition, Tell Take Tusk will open Ely Folk Festival 2019 in Marquee 1 on Friday evening. Tell Tale Tusk are a contemporary folk ensemble reimagining folktales old and giving light to folktales new. Spellbinding three-part vocal harmonies...
Cambridgeshire singer song writer Soloman Smith writes and performs folk songs flavoured with soul, jazz, funk, country and more! He has been involved with music for some 30 plus years in one guise or another and has been lucky enough to share stages/bills with some...
Rich Young is a singer/songwriter based around the Cambridge area, he has 5 solo albums of original material seamlessly blending Americana, blues, rock & roots in an exciting mix. His live performances showcase his energetic guitar playing and powerful voice....
The winners of our Youth Challenge competition 2019 – Jasmine Canham; Abhainn & Oliver Cross – will perform on Friday night of the festival. At sixteen years old, Jasmine is a young and upcoming singer from Suffolk who is starting to make her mark on...
Our Friday Night Showcase is a celebration of the wonderful folk and roots talent we have in East Anglia. This year, our showcase line-up includes Annie Dressner; Josh Robbins; Addison’s Uncle; Wendsum; and The Dennis Cuddles Starlight Band. Get along to Marquee...
Rogue Shanty Buoys
Gerry Colvin Band
Two Coats Colder
Stick in the Wheel
Joshua Burnell Band
Lucy Grubb Band
The Melrose Ceilidh Band
Friday Night Showcase