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More Artists Announced for Manchester Folk Festival

Today we are thrilled to add 12 more artists to the Manchester Folk Festival line up for 21st – 23rd October 2021.

Tour to support the release of his 2020 album, Home Waters, Sam Carter plays at a new venue for this year’s festival – The International Anthony Burgess Foundation.

Supporting Spiers & Boden, Anglo-Scottish duo Janice Burns & Jon Doran tell vivid stories about the nature of life through tight vocal harmonies, mandolin and bouzouki.

Ellie Gowers appears as support for John Bramwell & The Full Harmonic Convergence on 21st Oct at 02 Ritz

Ellie Gowers (pictured above) and India Electric Company will open for John Bramwell & The Full Harmonic Convergence on the first night of this year’s festival – 21st October.

On Friday night, The Magpies bring their unique blend of transatlantic folk to support Jesca Hoop at RNCM.

Celebrated Yorkshire cellist Sarah Smout, will support Sam Lee, also at RNCM, on the afternoon of Saturday 23rd Oct before Pennsylvania duo Native Harrow perform songs from their latest album ‘Closeness’ in support of The Futureheads on Saturday night.

Native Harrow are Pennsylvania duo Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms

Over at HOME on Saturday night contemporary folk singer-songwriter and finger-picking guitarist, Flo Perlin opens for The English Fiddle Ensemble.

We’re also excited to host 4 fantastic Hungarian bands as part of English Folk Expo’s international partnership: MUZSIKÁS, Dalinda, Ötödik évszak and Pengetős Trio.

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