Artists confirmed so far:

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

Amadou Diagne & Modou Cissokho

Andy Irvine

Andy May Trio


Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Dervish & guests

Dila V & The Odd Beats

Edward II

Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band

Galleon Blast

Gnawa Blues

Hot Vultures

John Jones and special guests

John McCusker Band

Karen Matheson


Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow

Lady Maisery

Medicine Creek

Nick Lowe, Paul Carrack and Andy Fairweather Low

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 Levellers

The Urban Folk Quartet

The Wilsons

Tom Robinson Band

Treacherous Orchestra

Two Blank Pages

From our Facebook…


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Shrewsbury Folk Festival

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