Cambridge Folk Festival 2015 Overview
Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the premier music events in Europe and one of the longest running and most famous folk festivals in the world. It has become hugely popular attracting ten thousand people, many of whom return year after year.
The Festival is renowned for its eclectic mix of music and a wide definition of what might be considered folk. The best traditional folk artists from the UK and Ireland rub shoulders with more contemporary acts, the finest American country, blues and roots artists, acclaimed singer songwriters and even the odd pop star. Bluegrass, gospel, cajun, zydeco, jazz, world, klezmer and a ceilidh are also regular features. The line up has reflected the many changes in the music scene from the 60s to the present and is always a hotbed mix of the old and the new. The list of performers who have appeared reads like a who’s who and the Festival has been a launching pad for many now well known artists.
Artists booked to appear include: Joan Baez, Passenger, Frank Turner, Joan Armatrading, John Butler Trio, Nick Mulvey, Wilko Johnson, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The Unthanks, Show of Hands, Katzenjammer, Altan Treacherous Orchestra, Danú, Shooglenifty, Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr, Peggy Seeger, Bella Hardy, Amsterdam Klezmer Band, The Lone Bellow, Chris Smither, Angaleena Presley, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Jim Moray’s Silent Ceilidh, Keston Cobblers Club, The Stray Birds,Rura, Goitse, De Temps Antan, & Lynched.
Cambridge Folk Festival 2015 Line Up
- Alvin Youngblood Hart
- Ben Miller Band
- Blackbeards Tea Party
- Brian McNeill
- Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
- Coco & the Butterfields
- David Gibb
- De Temps Antan
- Demon Barbers XL Roadshow
- Gretchen Peters
- Hannah Sanders
- Olivia Chaney
- Punch Brothers
- Rhiannon Giddens
- The Elephant Sessions
- The Proclaimers
- The Skatalites
- The Willows
Cambridge Folk Festival 2015 Travel Info
From north and south use M11 and exit at junction 11. Follow AA signs and colour coded route to your campsite/car park.
From the east follow A14 to Quy interchange (A1303) and then follow colour coded route. From the west on A428 takethe A14 to Quy interchange (A1303) and then follow colour coded route.
Help minimise traffic congestion byfollowing this simple guide:Coldhams Common campers - red signs drive straight to Coldhams Common.
All other ticket holders - blue signs drive straight to St Bede's car park.
Unless you are disabled or have a trailer tent you must drive straight to the car park. There will be no unauthorised unloading at or near Cherry Hinton Hall Campsite.