The 2016 artists were:

A Day’s Work (folk opera by Mick Ryan)

Amadou Diagne & Modou Cissokho

Andy Irvine

Andy May Trio


Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Crooked House

Dervish & guests

Dila V & The Odd Beats

Edward II


Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band

Gnawa Blues All Star Band

Hot Vultures

John Jones and special guests

John McCusker Band

Karen Matheson


Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow

Lady Maisery


Mark Radcliffe’s Galleon Blast


Nick Lowe, Paul Carrack and Andy Fairweather Low

Pete Shirley

Raghu Dixit

Richard Shindell

Roaring Trowmen

Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal

Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson


Show of Hands


Snow in June

Stephen Fearing


Ten Strings And A Goatskin

The Boondock Hippy

The Kingstone Press Folk Slam

The Urban Folk Quartet

The Wilsons

Tom Robinson Band

Treacherous Orchestra

Two Blank Pages


All Blacked Up

Blackbeard’s Tea Party



Minor Contravention


The Diatonics

Will Pound Ceilidh Band

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