The following videos are from the Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2010 which featured a host of names I’m sure many of you are familar with including Bellowhead, Dervish and Andy Irvine, Genticorum, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, Boo Hewerdine and Heidi Talbot to name just a few.
All of this footage is from the feed that was sent to the screens in the main stage and also webcast as a live event during the festival.
Bellowhead played the main stage of the Shrewsbury Folk Festival on Monday 30th August:
Dervish and guests (Andy Irvine, Moya Brennan, Karen Matheson and Steve Knightley):
Genticorum who feature on Folk Radio UK:
Nancy Kerr & James Fagan – Queen of Waters: a great song about living on the water!
Heidi Talbot, Boo Hewerdine, Kris Drever, John McCusker – Patience of Angels
Heidi Talbot, Boo Hewerdine, Kris Drever, John McCusker – Everything
Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2011 dates are 26th 27th 28th 29th August. Most of the artists are now booked for Shrewsbury 2011 and with such a big line-up last year they are faced with the task of making it even better! no easy task!
Artists confirmed for 2011 (more to be added):
The Imagined Village
The Cecil Sharp Project
Oysterband (and special guests)
Bellowhead (a late night show this year)
Show of Hands
Kepa Junkera Band
Martin Simpson Band
Demon Barber Roadshow
Spiers & Boden (and a Spiers & Boden ceilidh)
Gerry O’Connor Trio
Chris Wood & Andy Cutting (and Chris solo)
John Tams & Barry Coope
The Sweetback Sisters
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
Walsh & Pound
George Papavgeris & his Los Marbles (and George solo)
More information here: www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk