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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

Acts booked so far for the 2018 festival

Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening
Steve Knightley
Sam Kelly & Friends
Jamie Smith's Mabon
3 Daft Monkeys
Johnny Dickinson
Iona Fyfe
Anthony John Clarke
The Willows
The Black Feathers
John Kirkpatrick
The Relentless Ceilidh Band
Flossie Malavialle
Broom Bezzums
Tim Edey
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
Chris Fox
Blackjack Blues Band
Alden Patterson and Dashwood
Frog on a Bike
The Penland Phezants
The Barefoot Doctors
Cary Outis
Brother Pit
Lee Gillett
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