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What time do concert performances at Ely Folk Festival start and finish?

The festival opens officially at 6pm on the Friday evening and closes at 10.45 on the Sunday.

There are a number of concerts taking place over the festival weekend. Approximate start & finish times for the main concerts are set out below. Concert venues open aproximately 15-30 minutes before each concert. Please note that the shuttle bus operating between the festival site and Ely over the weekend will run until just after the finish of the last concert on each day.

Friday evening concert starts 7pm and finishes at midnight
Saturday afternoon concert starts 12.30pm and finishes just before 5pm
Saturday evening concert in marquee 1 starts 7pm and finishes at midnight
Saturday evening concert in marquee 2 starts 5.30pm and finishes 11.45pm
Sunday afternoon concert starts at midday and finishes at 3.30pm
Sunday evening concert in marquee 1 starts 5.45pm and finishes 10.45pm
Sunday afternoon/evening concert in marquee 2 starts 2.30pm and finishes 7pm

A selection of the great acts booked for the 2017 festival




Seth Lakeman
The Spooky Men's Chorale
Sam Kelly Trio
The Elephant Sessions
Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson
O'Hooley & Tidow
Reg Meuross
Topette!!
Jennifer Crook
Elvis Fontenot
TRADarrr
Brooks Williams
Flossie Malavialle
Hot Rock Pilgrims
Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage
Georgia Lewis Band
Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies
Bophouse Blue
Urban Folk Theory
Causeway Ceili Band
























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