Folk Festival promises firing on all cylinders with 2022 return
The Herald|December 23, 2021
THE Sidmouth Folk Festival is proud to return in grand style in summer 2022, bringing a joyful feast of music, song and dance back to the beautiful Devon seaside town for the 68th consecutive year.
CLARE ROBINSON

A top class, eclectic line-up of artists will headline evening shows in the main Ham venue, including England’s most popular folk songstress Kate Rusby, celebrated Scottish singer-songwriter Eddi Reader, Devon folk heroes and festival patrons Show of Hands, big, bold Aussie-based harmony singers The Spooky Men’s Chorale, fiddle and melodeon giants Spiers and Boden, Canadian roots trio The East Pointers, rocking Quebecois outfit Yves Lambert Trio, plus young guns Granny’s Attic with outstanding British singer-songwriter Jez Lowe.

Two heavyweight pre-festival concerts with folk legends Steeleye Span (Thursday, July 28, evening) and Cornwall’s inimitable ‘buoy band’ Fisherman’s Friends (the afternoon of Friday, July 29) are set to warm up both the stage and the town for the fun and games to come.

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