Another great line-up featuring the best in British and international folk music is on the cards for the 2009 Ely Folk Festival (10 â€“ 12 July, Ely Outdoor Centre).
Acts confirmed to date include the Peatbog Faeries who were voted â€˜Live Band of the Year 2008â€™ at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards, the legendary Eric Bogle and John Munroe, Canadian band Tanglefoot, the original African Celtic cross-over band Baka Beyond and Chris While and Julie Matthews. Other fantastic acts include Allan Taylor, Adrian Nation and Flossie Malavialle.
The festivalâ€™s tradition of showcasing young artistic talent continues with acts such as Anna Sinfield, Toy Hearts and Hot Lips & Chilli Fingers. More information on the 2009 festival is available on elyfolk.co.uk.
The Festival Box Office will open in February 2009. The festivalâ€™s reputation for seeing great live acts in an intimate and family friendly setting means tickets will go quickly once the box office opens.