Virtually FolkEast LIVE Concert Artists

The Virtually FolkEast LIVE Concert will run between 4pm and 9pm on Sunday 23rd August 2020. Watch it FREE on line

The Young’uns

Three time winners of the prestigious BBC Folk Awards, The Young’uns are one of the hottest properties on the UK Folk and Acoustic scene… And did we mention, they’re also our festival patrons!? You can visit their shop here.

Sam Kelly

A BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning Bristol-based singer, song-writer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist.. And a FolkEast favourite, we can’t wait to welcome him back to Suffolk. You can buy his albums here.

Katherine Priddy

Birmingham-based folk artist Katherine Priddy, who, having recently emerged onto the scene with her long-awaited debut EP ‘Wolf’, will be joining us in the FolkEast Paddock. We can’t wait to have her here. You can find her single and EP for sale on her website here.

John Spiers

John Spiers, known better in folk circles as Squeezy, has made a name for himself as one of the leading squeezebox players of his generation. A FolkEast mainstay, and of course one half of our very own Gardeners Cornered, he’s always welcom in Eastfolk. You can buy John’s CD’s and tune books here.

The Hut People

Taking the audience on a musical journey around the World, English instrumental duo The Hut People (Sam Pirt and Gary Hammond) have firmly established themselves as one of THE most unique, entertaining and best-loved acts on the UK folk scene today. Buy their merchandise here.

Honey & the Bear

Suffolk locals and British folk and roots duo, Honey & the Bear, combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative songwriting. With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic. Visit their shop here.

Toby Shaer

Toby is an up and coming folk musician from Leigh on Sea, Essex. He is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer who has worked and shared stages with some of the finest musicians in the folk/country music scenes.

Evan Carson

Evan currently tours with folk acts Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys (BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Group Nominees), The Willows, Georgia Lewis (BBC 2 Radio Folk Awards Horizon Nominee) and has also performed with Seth Lakeman (Robert Plant) and Kate Rusby’s touring band. His CD is available to buy here.