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Cambridge Folk Festival news: We are very pleased to announce that tickets for 2018 will be on sale in 1 month…

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We are very pleased to announce that tickets for 2018 will be on sale in 1 month! #CambridgeFolkFestival2018 #1MonthToGo



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📣 Eddie’s lockdown tune of the day

Today’s Lockdown Track. It’s genuinely hard picking a favourite Nanci Griffith song, but here’s a mine - possibly. Nanci played the festival many times, the first in ‘89 and when she got to I Wish it Would Rain, the heavens opened.

🎧 Nanci Griffith - Once in a Very Blue Moon >>> spoti.fi/3ciZVR0
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Nanci was my Number One at CFF2007😁

It gives us great pleasure to share our second staff highlights post. Meet Keith Day! Keith has been a compere at the festival since 1975!

Keith gave us so many wonderful stories, but we chose this little gem. The compere became the performer!

At the 25th CFF, there was to be a huge on stage jam session to close the festival featuring many of the artists. Isaac Guillory was the musical director. At 4 o’clock on the day I was called up and told I was to play bass for the session, with no time to rehearse. Thus I shared the stage with the likes of Martin Carthy, Roy Harper, Ralph McTell - the great and the good of Folk Music. It transpired that Martin was due to lead us in “Will the Circle be Unbroken”, and he could not remember verse 3 so I sang it. Sadly the crew did not pick it up, so the mike went live on the 3rd line.
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It gives us great pleasure to share our second staff highlights post. Meet Keith Day! Keith has been a compere at the festival since 1975!

Keith gave us so many wonderful stories, but we chose this little gem. The compere became the performer! 
 
At the 25th CFF, there was to be a huge on stage jam session to close the festival featuring many of the artists.  Isaac Guillory was the musical director.  At 4 o’clock on the day I was called up and told I was to play bass for the session, with no time to rehearse.  Thus I shared the stage with the likes of Martin Carthy, Roy Harper, Ralph McTell - the great and the good of Folk Music. It transpired that Martin was due to lead us in “Will the Circle be Unbroken”, and he could not remember verse 3 so I sang it.  Sadly the crew did not pick it up, so the mike went live on the 3rd line.

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2 more photos from that night - hanging on my music room wall framed, hence the reflections. The set list was taped to the bass - there were 2 copies. Isaac had one large on the floor, and I had one on the bass.

Here is the event itself. Can you identify the 4 people in the background?

Sylv, Ken and Shirley backstage.

From the same year, Ralph Ken and Joan.

These pictures are wonderful thank you😊

If I remember rightly, Sylv was also on stage for the jam!

I was there.

Hi Keith! Doesn't beat the time you played the Club Tent with The HayDays though, does it! 😁

Ron Heron check out the T-shirt

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📣 Eddie’s lockdown tune of the day

Today’s Lockdown Track. Anyone remember the compere’s warning, between Joan Baez and Marytn Bennet? “Those of a weak disposition might want to move to the back”. Here’s the brilliant piper and composer, channelling his inner Prodigy. Those representing him took a lot of convincing that this would work at Cambridge, but in the end, it was a triumph. Nae regrets. A beautiful and hugely talented man, he was lost too early.

🎧 Martyn Bennet - Chanter >>> spoti.fi/3gzbirt
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'Techno piper with a heavy 4:4 beat and strobe lighting....' I'd never seen anyone like that at CFF. Took the roof off the tent on the main stage. A sadly lost talent. I still play his 'Hardland' album often x

This was sadly before my time at Cambridge. However, I only discovered Bennett recently, and it was still all thanks to Cambridge. I was blown away by Niteworks at 2017’s festival, and when looking up their music my streaming service said ‘you might also like...’ Bennett and boom! Grit in particular has parachuted into my top 10 albums of all time, and I still listen to him regularly now. Can only imagine what he would have been like live. Such a tragic loss

Great night ! Very true lost too early

I remember his performance well,wasn't it last set of the festival ?

📣 Eddie’s lockdown tune of the day

Today’s Lockdown Track. This year, Suzanne Vega was due to return to Cambridge, for the first time since 2001. We’ll have to wait, but in the meantime, here’s an acoustic version of the classic Luka, which is also closest to how she is currently performing live and all the better to appreciate her lyrics.

🎧 Suzanne Vega - Luka >>> spoti.fi/2TN4qNm
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Will she be at CFF2021 now? Really really hope so😊 Are you trying to get the full lineup to roll over to next year🤔

So disappointed that I won’t be seeing Suzanne Vega at CFF this year

Join the wonderful Jackie Morris as she paints right now from her studio live! Click here to join >>> bit.ly/2B7hgzI ... See MoreSee Less

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14 Responses

  1. Margaret Lewis says:

    Bex Lewis

  2. Abbie Zia Ireson says:

    Martha Daisy Gregg 😍

  3. Amy Boast says:

    Rhonda Tasker Charlotte Cross 🙌

  4. John Hopkin says:

    David AndDebbie

  5. Tanya 'Bertie' Burton says:

    Jules Burton

  6. Mary Jacobs says:

    Jeanie are you up for this ??

  7. Sue Ayling says:

    Usually buy straight away but after last year, waiting to see line up!

  8. Ed Snape says:

    Alice Brien

  9. Carolyn Flett-Jones says:

    I joined 1965 club when you opened it last year. Will I need to prove this if I want to buy tickets on 24 Nov?

  10. Katherine Mortimer says:

    Rob Leatham

  11. Siobhán Parra says:

    Gardner Lynn

  12. Gemma Warren says:

    Jenn Clark- dec is the worst month – do they not realise Xmas is a few weeks later . And guessing the price will have gone up

  13. Edward Holden says:

    Florence Chris Georgina Amy 👀

  14. Lauren White says:

    Ann are we going? Baby n all? Xxxx

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