New acts for Festival

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has lined up a host of new acts for this year’s event. Globally acclaimed Galician piper Carlos Núñez will be making his festival debut and organisers have secured the only UK festival performance of The Lost Words: Spell Songs, based on the writings of Robert McFarlane. Other acts include Welsh super group Pendevig, the new four-piece line up of Show of Hands, the return of Juno award winners Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, BBC Folk Award winners The Young’uns.
are also making Shrewsbury their UK appearance of 2020.

Festival Director Sandra Surtees says, “The festival is a place where people come to discover new music as well as see their favourite bands, so we provide an eclectic line up that will offer something for everyone.”

The festival boasts four main music stages, a dance tent, children’s and youth festivals, workshops, a craft fair, food village , and on-site camping and glamping. For more information and to get your tickets visit

‚Calan the five-piece traditional Welsh band


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