Underneath The Stars Festival 2019 at Cinderhill Farm

Gemma Gibb, Associate Editor
Underneath The Stars Festival

Underneath The Stars Festival at Cinderhill Farm, Barnsley, 2–4 August 2019, from £55 - Book now

Underneath The Stars Festival returns to Cinderhill Farm in 2019 with headliners including The Proclaimers, Billy Bragg, Kate Rusby, The Unthanks, Hope & Social and TV writer and actor Ruth Jones.

Established by acclaimed folk singer Kate Rusby and her family-run record label Pure Records, Underneath The Stars is a charming, independent music and arts festival set in sweeping South Yorkshire fields.

Kate Rusby at Underneath The Stars


We love the mix of internationally renowned musicians and emerging talent from Yorkshire. Expect exhilarating live shows from Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord, the charismatic CC Smugglers, CoCo and the Butterfields, young Scottish firebrands Talisk, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade and Cut Capers.

Experience more intimate but no less powerful sounds from rising artists Laurel, Hannah Read, Emma McGrath, Katherine Priddy and local lad Toby Burton.

K.O.G. & the Zongo Brigade


Folk aficionados can fill their boots with special shows from Damien O’Kane, Canadian roots performer Old Man Luedecke, Ruth Notman and Sam Kelly, Alden Patterson and Dashwood and The Local Honeys.

“a bewitching experience, whether your preference is to kick back and relax, or let loose with some foot-stomping”

Shadowlark, You Tell Me (Field Music’s Peter Brewis with Admiral Fallows’ Sarah Hayes), Bess Atwell and many more acts bring some brand new, stunning sounds to the party.



Alongside the musical line-up are oustanding family events. Street-arts performers, storytellers, art installations and a host of workshops to take part in, include everything from ukulele, swingdance and Tai Chi. A singing workshop with a Kentucky US flavour will be hosted by The Local Honeys and hone your songwriting and instrumentation skills with Alden Patterson Dashwood.

Underneath The Stars ukulele workshop


Underneath The Stars also cherry-picks a number of street food stars, with highlights including Leon, Pizza Loco, The English Indian, Peace of the East and Yummy Yorkshire. It has stellar environmental credentials including being plastic free.

Its relaxed nature and swathes of stunning green space makes Underneath The Stars a bewitching experience, whether your preference is to kick back and relax, or let loose with some foot-stomping.

What are you waiting for? We’ll see you there.

Underneath The Stars Festival at Cinderhill Farm, Barnsley

2–4 August 2019
From £55

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