Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls confirmed for Cambridge Folk Festival + “The Den” stage line-up announced

Acclaimed English indie-folk singer songwriter, Frank Turner joins the bill to headline Saturday night with his band The Sleeping Souls. He made his Cambridge debut in 2008, with a completely new take on English folk, fuelled by the intense energy that marked him out as frontman of his post-punk band Million Dead. The creative force of his ever-evolving material has made Frank Turner a hugely popular name at Cambridge, as he makes a timely return following his last appearance in 2015 where he performed a solo set.

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Fairport Convention announce ‘Come All Ye – The First 10 Years’ 7 CD Box Set / Out 28th July

July 28th sees the release of this lavish Fairport Convention CD box set, Come All Ye – The First 10 Years. Compiled by Andrew Batt, the curator of the very successful show, ‘The Lady – A Tribute To Sandy Denny’, which toured the UK in 2012, this collection celebrates Fairport’s first 10 years, beginning with their eponymous debut for Polydor in 1968, through all of their seminal albums for Island Records and finishing with tracks from their two albums for Vertigo, The Bonny Bunch of Roses and Tippers Tales.

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EP Review: Dig Deeper – Stars Tonight

Norwegian based band Dig Deeper have been bringing their unique blend of 80s alternative folk rock to the world for a fair number of years now and over the last few years their influence has been steadily spreading further and further afield from their homeland. 2017 sees the release of their latest EP Stars Tonight and it’s a musical triumph that will doubtless spread their name further still.

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Lisa Hannigan, Martin Simpson and more among new names announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to reveal exciting new additions to this year’s bill, including Lisa Hannigan and Martin Simpson. They join a line-up that brings together up and coming artists and established folk legends in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall.

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Martha Tilston announces New Album/Video & UK Tour

Enchanting songstress Martha Tilston has announced details of her new album NOMAD released via Squiggly Records on May 12th. Martha’s seventh album to date, NOMAD will be preceded by the double A-side single ‘Nomad Blood’/‘Little Arrow’ with UK live dates to follow throughout late April, May and June with a headline date at London’s King’s Place on May 18th.

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Introducing: William Curry

William Curry has been steadily making a name for himself on the folk circuit over the last few years, either as a wandering solo artist or as part of a larger band. His recent relocation from his home in Cornwall to the Berkshire area has brought him into the spotlight of dozens of new venues and brought him new faces to impress with his music.

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