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Bath Folk Festival

August 10th – 18th, 2013

The fourth Bath Folk Festival is now expanded to 9 days between August 10th–18th and looking more exciting than ever. There will be a five day summer school in Irish music and Dance and lots of workshops in many other traditions.

This year’s concert line–up is the boldest yet. Confirmed guests include: Lúnasa, James Fagan & Nancy Kerr, Damien O’Kane trio featuring Ed Boyd & John Joe Kelly, Rory McLeod, Karen Tweed with Kevin Dempsey and Carolyn Robson, Martin Pearson, Jon Hicks, Inu, The Jay Walkers, Angel Ridge, Effra, Sid Goldsmith & Jimmy Aldridge, Two Oak sons and many more acts currently in discussion. There will also be Ceilidhs an instrument fair, family fun days and Storytelling.

The Bath Folk Festival are also working in conjunction with Real World studios to run the new shoots competition where up and coming acts can compete to win a recording session at Peter Gabriel’s prestigious studio. The final will be held on the last day of the festival.

For more information, early bird tickets and also to enter the competition, visit the website

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