The Zutons head up Cambridge Folk Festival
Mumford And Sons, The Saw Doctors and more
Photographer: Shirlaine Forrest27 March 2009
Lucinda Williams, The Saw Doctors and Booker T. Jones have also been confirmed as well
as Bellowhead, Cara Dillon, Blazin’ Fiddles and the recently reformed
Alela Diane, Imelda May, Lau and Adrian Edmondson And The Bad Shepherds will also appear at the three-day festival along with Hot Club Of Cowtown, The Demon Barbers and The Shee.
Cambridge Folk Festival 2009 will take place at Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge from 30 July to 1 August.
Tickets go on sale 17 May.
As well as big names the festival will have plenty of unknown, emerging and original talent on show as well as craft, music and instrument stalls, campsite entertainment and a food selection as varied as the line-up.
A dedicated children's area is devoted to keeping them little ones amused and the spectator interaction is encouraged with festival-goers allowed to create their own music in the bar and campsite session.
The full line-up announcement is as follows:
Lucinda Williams, The Zutons, Los Lobos, The Saw Doctors, Booker T. Jones, Paul Brady, The Waterson Family, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Oumou Sangare, Eddi Reader, Beth Nielsen, Chapman, Bellowhead, Cara Dillon, Martin Simpson, Susan Tedeschi, Blazin’ Fiddles, Edward II, Lau, Jim Moray, Imelda May, Máirtin O’Connor, Cathal Hayden & Séamie O’Dowd, Diana Jones, Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds, Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Hayes Carll, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, Hot Club Of Cowtown, Crooked Still, Brian McNeill, Alela Diane, The Demon Barbers, Bella Hardy, Pete Molinari, Genticorum, Rupa & The April Fishes, The Treacherous Orchestra, New Rope String Band, Mumford & Sons, The Shee, Megan & Joe Henwood, Streamchicken, Ruaridh Macmillan, Calan, Sunday Driver.