Winners of our Band Competition, This Circus Life will open Ely Folk Festival 2021 on Friday evening. We loved their folk rock vibe & are sure you will too. This Circus Life were formed in 2019 by songwriter Charlie Mear. This Circus Life are: Charlie Mear: Vocals; Jerome Cacace: Keyboards & Backing vocals; John Bennett: Electric, Acoustic, Bass Guitar & Backing vocals; Joe Faulkner: Guitars; Toby Bull: Trumpet, Banjo, Bass Guitar; & Mark Chesterman: Drums & Percussion.