Gate to Southwell Folk Festival

Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th June 2018

There’s a perfect blend of rising stars, festival favourites and music legends lined up for Gate To Southwell 2018.

Already booked for the East Midlands’
premier roots and acoustic event are hugely-successful veteran
Geordies Lindisfarne, Grammy nominated coutry singer Gretchen Peters,
award-winning folkies The Young’uns, one of Ireland’s greatest
singers Cara Dillon performing with special guests, Danish roots
stars Habadekuk, brilliant Devon guitarist and singer-songwriter John
Smith, acclaimed Canadian fiddlers The Fitzgeralds and 2017 BBC Folk
Singer of the Year Kris Drever.  There’ll also be a special Blues Night
featuring Britain’s number one R&B band Nine Below Zero, Louisiana
bluesmen The Lil’ Jimmy Reed Band and the UK’s best slide
guitarist Johnny Dickinson.  

Also joining the eclectic, international
bill there’s Scotland’s Blue Rose Code, the Canadian
jazz-meets-klezmer-meets-folk of The Boxcar Boys, acclaimed Southwell
regulars Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, 2017 BBC Group of the Year The
Furrow Collective, the megafolk of Birmingham’s The Destroyers,
much-loved global troubadour Rory McLeod, highly-rated harmonious
Celts Mongoose and award-winning

Further details can be found below:

Southwell Racecourse, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS