Jake Bugg Goes Acoustic To Headline Cambridge Folk Festival

Oysterband, Lau, Hayseed Dixie and Jon Boden also among first artists announced for 2017’s iteration of the venerable folk fest.

Jake Bugg

JAKE BUGG IS AMONG the initial tranche of acts announced for 2017’s Cambridge Folk Festival, held in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall, July 27-30.

Bugg, who played the Festival’s smallest stage, The Den, in 2012, headlines the Sunday night on Stage 1 with an acoustic set.

Also confirmed are: folk and roots pioneers Oysterband (Sunday), celebrating their 40th anniversary; visionary folk trio Lau (Saturday), featuring Kris Drever, Martin Green and Aidan O’Rourke and US ‘rockgrass’ favourites Hayseed Dixie (Sunday).

They join previously announced Guest Curator Jon Boden, who will perform over the Festival weekend with The Remnant Kings to preview his autumn 2017 album as well as guest curating elements of the line-up.

Tickets are now on sale:

Full Festival ticket: £167
Day tickets: £27.50 (Thu), £59.50 (Fri), £70 (Sat), £70 (Sun)

Camping at Cherry Hinton Hall and Coldham’s Common is available. Concession tickets (disabled access and carer, Under 21, Cambridge City Resident) are available. Please see the website for more information and full ticket prices: www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk

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Lau. From left: Aidan O’Rourke, Kris Drever, Martin Green.