The Main Stages:
Imelda May: After something of a long hiatus Imelda May returns certain to bring more her rockabilly uptempo sound and party atmosphere.
Kate Rusby: Festival favourite the Yorkshire born songstress is likely to deliver a combination of wit and heartfelt ballads.
Mary Chapin Carpenter: With her 14th album just released, expect old classics and new favourites in equal measures.
Della Mae: Della Mae manage to bridge the divide between contemporary country music and bluegrass with equal measures of passion and fun.
Applewood Road: Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth and Amy Speace combine to create beautiful harmonies and heartfelt lyrics.
Rachel Sermanni the Scottish born singer is another who’s been off on something of a hiatus, with her faultless vocals and intricate arrangements she’s one not to miss.
Kate in the Kettle: Carthy, Hardy, Farrell and Young and Moulettes member, Kate Young combines her stunning fiddle playing with rousing vocals.
Nessi Gomes: Portuguese-British singer/songwriter Nessi Gomes combines the essence of traditional Portuguese folk music (Fado) with modern British inspiration.
Club Tent Showcases:
Patch & the Giant: With hints of Skinny Lister and Keston Cobbler’s Club, Patch & The Giant are sure to bring the party atmosphere to the club tent.
Hatti Briggs: BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Nominee in 2014, Hatti is sure to confirm she made the right choice giving up her Russian degree in favour of a career in music.
Kelly Oliver: Winner of Folkwords’ Best Album By A Female Artist in 2014, Kelly has been given the seal of approval by the like of Dave Swarbrick.