Beyond the Festival

Beyond the Festival is a series of gigs that take place throughout the year that feature artists who have either appeared at the Folk Festival or evoke a sense of the music to be found at the Festival. 

Upcoming Beyond the Festival Gigs:

Tommy Emmanuel | Sunday 24 march 2019



Beyond the festival started in 2016 and has introduced the following artists:

  • English Singer-Songwriter who lived in Cambridge as a child, Boo Hewerdine
  • Alternative rock and folk rock singer Suzanne Vega
  • One of the most sensational singers of contemporary music, Imelda May
  • Pink Martini with the stunning vocals of Storm Large
  • Folk Festival regular Seth Lakeman who performed alongside Wildwood Kin
  • Cambridge hero Wilko Johnson
  • Folk legened Loudon Wainwright III
  • 2016 Folk Festival first timers Ímar at the Botanic Gardens and Patch & The Giant at The Golden Hind



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