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Bristol Folk Festival

May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 5, 2019 @ 11:30 pm


Bristol Folk Festival returns to the city for 2019. The best of the UK’s folk scene take to stages across Bristol over the May bank holiday, culminating in Sunday at St Georges.

Rising stars Lady Maisery, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys and folk troubador Grace Petrie join the folk charge over the weekend as Bristol announces its return to the global folk calendar.

Multi BBC folk award winners Cara Dillon and Kris Drever (Lau) headline a special Sunday at St Georges. Tickets are available per day or for the whole weekend. For full details and announcements see:

“Simple and stunning” – The Sunday Times on Cara Dillon
“Completely infectious *****” BBC Music on Kris Drever


Grab a ticket for the whole weekend or dip in for a day.

Early Bird Weekend Ticket: £60 Sold Out
Weekend Ticket: £69

Friday Ticket (Evening): £20
Saturday Ticket: £32
Sunday Ticket: £35



Cara Dillon | Kris Drever
Lady Maisery | Grace Petrie | Spiro
Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys | Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
The Drystones | Nic Hart | The Longest Johns
Hannah James | Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne | Mike Dennis

More tba. See for the latest information.

The music fills Bristol Folk House and St Stephens Church on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday 5 May we head to the beautiful venue of St Georges.


We’ll be cramming music and dance into the venues and spilling out into the city streets and pubs.

We still have slots for our Emerging Stages, Busking Platforms, Workshops & Dance Acts.

To apply please email
with the subject heading. Emerging / Busking / Workshop / Dance. With a summary of your experience & relevant links to video and social media.


May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
May 5, 2019 @ 11:30 pm

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