first artists announced for 2020!
We are thrilled to announce our first wave of artists for 2020 including:
O'Hooley & Tidow - Jesca Hoop - John Bramwell & The Full Harmonic Convergence - Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening - The Magpie Arc - Martin Harley & Band
For full programme so far click here
2020 Festival Line-up
Thursday 15 - Sunday 18 October
Clare Sands • Daiori Farrell Trio • The English Fiddle Ensemble •
Gigspanner • Harp and a Monkey • Harri Endersby • Hollie Rogers
John Bramwell & the full harmonic convergence • Kabantu •
Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening • Katy Rose Bennett • Lady Nade
The Magpie Arc • Martin Harley & Band • MOXIE • O'Hooley & Tidow
Sisters of Elva Hill • The Magpies • VRï • Will Pound Band
and much more to be announced!
other upcoming events from manchester folk festival:
“Some star venues and some star acts ... the list is endless.
It’s good to have Manchester back on the map with a whopping great big festival
and this is a whopping great big festival”
- BBC Radio 6 Music
“This is some folk festival, Manchester!”
- Billy Bragg
"Leave your preconceptions at home"
- I love Manchester