Are you an amateur folk and roots musician? If the answer is yes – then check out our 2022 Band Competition details. Last year’s winners This Circus Life opened our 2021 festival to great acclaim. Equally if you are a young folk and roots musician who lives in East Anglia, think about entering our Youth Challenge Competition 2022. Ely Folk Festival champions up- and-coming musicians through our competitions and gives winning entries a platform to perform on stage at the festival. So, don’t delay  – check out our competition pages for entry details.