De Temps Antan

De Temps Antan

It takes a special blend of musical flair to create memorable songs of yesteryear! Songs with a hint of contemporary—dosed with uncontrolled laughter, deep-rooted couplets and sudden, impromptu shifts—that speak to familiar rhythms of the past. Welcome to the original...
The Mardlers

The Mardlers

To mardle; from the Norfolk dialect meaning ‘to gossip or chat’. The Mardlers have had an exciting first year. Their first ever gig got them to the final of the Strawberry Fair’s battle of the bands. Although they did not win, their 15 minutes on...
Joshua Burnell Band

Joshua Burnell Band

We rarely book the same act two years running at Ely Folk Festival. But we were so impressed by the Joshua Burnell Band in 2019 and had so many requests to see them perform again, we have booked them to play the 2020 festival. Singer-songwriter, storyteller and...
Daoiri Farrell

Daoiri Farrell

A former electrician, who decided to become a musician after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell has been described as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in...
The Carrivick Sisters

The Carrivick Sisters

The Carrivick Sisters are one of the UK’s top young bluegrass and folk acts. Twins Laura and Charlotte perform their original songs and instrumentals along with a few carefully chosen covers on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, and clawhammer banjo. They have...
The Young’uns

The Young’uns

Teesside trio The Young’uns have always had the human touch. In the space of little more than a decade – and just five years after giving up their day jobs – they have become one of UK folk music’s hottest properties and best–loved acts. Stockton Folk...