Lichfields annual roots and folk festival is being re-launched as L2F. There are many acts performing Britains Shanty Group, Kimbers Men, John Kirkpatrick, Les Barker, Jigantics upcoming talent, PIG (Pretty Interesting group featuring High Crabtree.
Tickets cost £18.00 each and can be booked by calling[masked] or e-mailing [masked]. For further details check the website www.lichfieldarts.org.uk.
Sunday 27th October
12.15 Andy Fincham and Kate Akers – Father daughter duo Andy and Kate are both accomplished guitarists but have recently taken to the guitar and fiddle – however their love a good chorus and a cracking tune remains the same
13.15 Wildfire Folk - Our very own youth folk band fresh from outstanding successes at Wirral Folk Festival and the Acoustic Festival of Great Britain. Playing, among other tunes, material from their latest EP , ‘Sound Signals’, out in Sept 2013. Wildfire Folk are a show-stopping ensemble of young musicians who deliver folk music as you’ve never heard it before
14.00 John Kirkpatrick - We are genuinely honoured to have John Kirkpatrick at our festival. John has become one of the most prolific figures on the English folk scene, and has established an enviable reputation as an instrumental virtuoso and session musician, as well as a leading interpreter of English folk music.
15.15 Martin Vogwell
15.45 The Vogwells - Married couple Martin & Emma perform, write and arrange traditional British folk music. Their music characterised by the acoustic guitar and harmonic vocals, also harks back to their earlier blues influences
16.00 Folklaw - Exhilarating new-age folk music that will get your feet tapping and your mind thinking, inspired by 10 years on the road in Europe and North America, FolkLaws songs are a raw social commentary backed up by some inspirational songs and melodies.
17.00 Jigantics - One of the UK and Nu Folk music’s most arresting new bands, The Jigantics fusion of great songs, stunning harmonies and fine musicianship is a gendre defying mix
18.15 – 19.45 (approx.) P.I.G – P.I.G. (Pretty Interesting Group) are an energetic folk-rock band that doesn’t mind slipping in a bit of community singing, an odd pop song or a bit of smultz.
“..this band’s hot, what’s not to like they quite shivered me timbers!” Sir Ted Allnut, The Nag’s Head, Reading
VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR Margaret.
CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER WILL BE GIVEN OUT NEARER THE DATE BY EMAIL WITH MEETING PLACE AND TIME.