Manchester Folk Festival 2017

Chris Horkan, Music Editor
The Young ‘Uns, courtesy of Manchester Folk Festival

Manchester Folk Festival 2017 at HOME Manchester, Manchester, 19–22 October 2017, from £6.00 - Book now

New for 2017, Manchester Folk Festival offers a taster of the best of English folk and acoustic roots music.

For its debut outing, the three-day event takes over HOME, Gorilla, The Ritz and the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, featuring workshops and sing-arounds – as well as headline performances from the likes of John Smith, Keston Cobblers Club, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Afro Celt Sound System, Stick In The Wheel, The Young ‘Uns, Tom Robinson, Kathryn Tickell & The Side and False Lights.

With 15 concerts in total, featuring over 30 folk artists, as well as a screening of The Ballad of Shirley Collins, the festival looks set to become a fixture on the calendar as it highlights the best of the current English folk and acoustic music scene.

Manchester Folk Festival 2017 at HOME Manchester, Manchester

19–22 October 2017
From £6.00