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We’ve had some great entries so far for both our Band Competition and Youth Challenge Competition. Previous winners of the Band Competition such as Georgia Lewis; Alden, Paterson & Dashwood; and Rusty Shackle have gone on to make their mark on the roots...

Rob Curtis

Rob Curtis, a local to Ely, renowned on the local acoustic music scene is back behind his guitar. Taking influence from artists such as The Levellers, New Model Army, Ducking Punches and Jake Martin, his style of performance leaves crowds captivated, with a healthy...

Megson

  This husband & wife duo bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Comprising Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene,...

Emily Mae Winters

  Born in England, raised in and around the rugged coasts of southern Ireland, Emily Mae Winters’ haunting folk songs are quickly permeating the folk and song writing scene. Emily Mae Winters formative years were spent living in Clonakilty, Co. Cork and where she...

Mortal Tides

  Reviewed recently in The Independent they are described as a promising and “insanely young” alt folk band. Pete Paphides (Guardian and Observer) has described their sound as “Ace!”. With a reputation for wowing audiences at barnstorming gigs,...

Friday Night Showcase

Our Friday Night Showcase has been become a favoured festival institution. An opportunity to showcase some of the best musical talent in East Anglia, we hunt out interesting, diverse & talented folk to perform in the intimate surroundings of Marquee 2. The 2017...