Growing in stature every year, East Anglia’s fast-rising FolkEast is back for the seventh time this August with another great lineup including Oysterband, Show of Hands, The John Langan Band, John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle and many more.
Folk East is a folk festival that offers both an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional music where instrument, song, dance, poetry, art & heritage craft skills and knowledge are shared and collaborations born.
The first names are announced for FolkEast 2017 which promises to be another fantastic year with names such as Jon Boden, Michael Chapman, Simpson, Cutting and Kerr, Martin Carthy & John Kirkpatrick, Ninebarrow and more.
FolkEast have announced their first acts for 2016 which looks to be another promising year with Eliza Carthy’s Wayward Band, Blowzabella Irish supergroup Usher’s Island leading the way.
2015 will be the third year Folk East has set its stall out in the grounds of Glemhall Hall. Paul heads to their press day where he chats to Neil Innes, The Young’uns and more.