First Aid Kit Grab Last Cambridge Folk Festival Headline Slot

Swedish sisters bring their indie-folk to the main stage on the Friday. They join Patti Smith, John Prine, Janis Ian, Songhoy Blues.

First Aid Kit Grab Last Cambridge Folk Festival Headline Slot

FIRST AID KIT BECOME THE third and final headline act for August 2-5’s Cambridge Folk Festival. The announcement comes a week after the release of their fourth album, Ruins.

Johanna and Klara Söderberg top the main stage bill on the Friday night; Patti Smith ends proceedings on the Saturday; while John Prine headlines on Sunday. Americana pioneer Rhiannon Giddens, while performing on the Main Stage, also acts as Guest Curator.

2018 is the first year of Cambridge Folk Festival’s twinning with the US Newport Folk Festival.

Look out for more Cambridge Folk Festival announcements on MOJO, including the subject of this year’s live-onstage MOJO Interview.

Also playing:

Beth Nielsen Chapman, Damien O'Kane & Ron Block, Darlingside, Darren Eedens & The Slim Pickins', The East Pointers, Elephant Sessions, Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Eric Bibb, Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys, Irish Mythen, Janis Ian, John Moreland, John Smith, Kate Rusby & Friends, Marlon Williams, National Youth Folk Ensemble, Peatbog Faeries, Pierce Brothers, Rosanne Cash, Songhoy Blues, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Tamikrest

Ticket information:

Full Festival ticket: £175.50; Day tickets: £29 (Thu), £62 (Fri), £72.50 (Sat), £72.50 (Sun).

Camping at Cherry Hinton Hall and Coldham’s Common is available. Glamping at Coldham’s Common is also available. Concession tickets (disabled access and carer, Under 21, Cambridge City Resident) are available.

See website for more information and full ticket prices:

Cambridge Live Box Office: 01223 357851