Paper Sparrows

Paper Sparrows

Winners of our 2022 Festival Band Competition, Edinburgh-based Paper Sparrows will open the 2022 Ely Folk Festival. Paper Sparrows are a contemporary folk/Americana trio with arrangements drawing upon 60s folk-revivalists like Jansch, Dylan and Donovan up-to acts like...
Elizabeth & Jameson

Elizabeth & Jameson

Elizabeth & Jameson is an award-winning collaboration comprising two rising stars of the UK acoustic music scene. Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create an indie-folk sound which encompasses both their individual musical backgrounds....
Paul Goodwin

Paul Goodwin

Paul Goodwin has been playing his finely written songs of everyday sadness since the late 90’s, mostly in and around Cambridge but occasionally across the UK and as far afield as France, Canada and America. He’s played alongside acts ranging from...
Camus

Camus

Camus is a traditional folk band based in Cambridge, UK, named after a village on Co. Galway, Ireland. They have played around East Anglia for many years, at clubs, festivals, ceilidhs and concerts, but have recently re-formed as a trio, and now as a four-piece. They...
Isle ‘Ave a Shanty

Isle ‘Ave a Shanty

Isle ‘Ave A Shanty is a 6 piece A Capella male harmony group based on the Isle of Ely. They specialise in traditional songs from the sea and the country in a folk style as well as putting a folk twist on some modern classics! They are a rarity in being a sea shanty...
The Sky Fluroescent

The Sky Fluroescent

Cambridge-based folk-rock collective The Sky Fluorescent tentatively emerged in 2021 with ‘I Still Feel Kind Of Temporary’, a sprawling double concept album that charts the course of wwa river from its source to the sea. The piece was made purely for the enjoyment and...