Cambridge Live, organisers of the Cambridge Folk Festival, have confirmed that the 2016 event has now completely sold out, for the 23rd year in a row.
Now in its 52nd year, the Cambridge Folk Festival remains one of the most popular folk festivals in the world, where over 14,000 people attend the event at the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall.
Tickets for the festival went on sale in December 2015 with the first names announced in February 2016.
BBC Radio 2, who will be broadcasting a Festival round-up on The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe between 7–8pm on Wednesday 3 August. In addition, Mark Radcliffe and Julie Fowlis will be presenting highlights for Sky Arts for future broadcast on the channel.
Aside from the large number of Irish acts like Glen Hansard, Imelda May, and Kila to name a few performing, Cambrigde Folk Festival is collaborating with Sligo Live by hosting ‘open sessions’, led by six of Ireland’s finest, young traditional musicians, during the afternoons and after main stage performances.
Cambridge Folk Festival takes place from 28 – 31 July 2016.