Derby Folk Festival line-up announcement

Derby Folk Festival 2015

Thu 12 Feb 2015

The ninth Derby Folk Festival will take place from Fri 2 – Sun 4 Oct 2015 and the line up is currently being put together to take place in the City Marquee on the Market Place, the Guildhall Theatre, The Old Bell Hotel and Derby Cathedral.

We'll once again be taking over Derby's streets as we'll be working with Folk 3D again to put together a display of dance teams on the Sat and Sun.

There'll also be plenty of free music events taking place in The Old Bell Hotel on Sat and Derby Cathedral on Sun, which will be available to ticket holders and the general public alike.

The Market Place will host more fringe activities including The Arts & Crafts Fair, Flashmob Ceilidh dancing and more.

We are now pleased to be able to confirm the first confirmed artists for this year's line-up.

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman will headline the Friday evening and Eddi Reader performs on the Saturday night. Sunday night sees a final concert featuring both Faustus and Melrose Quartet.

With more names still to be announced, the line-up is already a who’s who from the broad spectrum of folk music;

John Tams & Barry Coope


John Spiers

Bob Fox

Blair Dunlop

The Liberty to Choose

Steve Tilston


Lester Simpson

Winter Wilson

Moore Moss & Rutter

Seven Little Sisters

The Derbyshire Volunteers

Weekend tickets are on sale now!