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Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018

Please note: Info provided by the Event Organiser

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An exciting family holiday, a place to make new friends and meet up with old friends, an inclusive friendly atmosphere whether you are an experienced folkie or a complete newcomer, whether you come with friends or on your own.

As far as the music is concerned, Shrewsbury Folk Festival has a reputation for delivering the very finest acts from the UK and around the world, always searching to find new authentic artists as well as providing a platform for established performers, and never forgetting to add some fun and diversity to our concerts. They try to bring quality in depth, and they recognise the need to give their artists and audiences the best stages, in the best marquees, with the best sound and lighting possible.

Please visit shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/ for more information.

SABRINA MARQUEE

Sunday 26th August

Headliners

Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span appearing at this event

Formed in the summer of 1969, over the past four decades Steeleye Span have transported the everyday music of the people into the world of stadium gigs and gold discs. The voice of the band for 40 years, Maddy Prior, is back on vocals. She is supported by the legendary sound of the band. Peter Knight plays fiddle, Rick Kemp is on bass, and Liam Genockey plays drums. 'Don't miss them...’ (The Independent).

See 13 tour dates featuring Steeleye Span

FOS Brothers

FOS Brothers appearing at this event

Growing up in Belfast in the 70’s the FOS brothers fuse an eclectic mix of their own original songs with traditional Irish sensibilities flavoured liberally with Floydian/Genesis/Horslipian spices. Their mix of drums, percussion Loops and samples, soaring guitars and bass delight Festival and Venue audiences and that’s before they start singing! – New CD Clear Again was mastered by Simon Heyworth of Mike Oldfield’s famed production.and is available now for purchase from their site Bucolic folk has a psychedelic head-fit.

See FOS Brothers tour dates

Shrewsbury Showground

  • Shrewsbury
  • SY1 2PF