Programme

Thursday August 22nd 2024 // The Civic Hall – 6.30pm
Newton Faulkner
+ NATI + Wilswood Buoys

Newton Faulkner is continually adjusting to a music landscape dominated by flux, he’s moved from the phenomenal success of his debut album ‘Hand Built By Robots’ to the surging triumph of ‘Write It On Your Skin’; from ‘Studio Zoo’ – which was the first album ever to be live streamed online while being recorded – to the sumptuous ‘Human Love’ plus multiple other records over his incredible 15 year career so far.

 

Friday August 23rd 2024 // The Civic Hall – 6.30pm
The Feeling
+ Tom Speight + The Dunwells

The Feeling, a British quintet, finds inspiration in ’70s rock harmonies and melodies. Their debut album, “Twelve Stops and Home”, produced three Top Ten UK singles and earned a Brit Award nomination. Since then, the group hasn’t looked back with a string of successful album releases, UK number ones and tours. A new album, “San Vito” is due for release in early 2024.

 

Friday August 23rd 2024 // St Mary’s Church- 7.30pm
Katherine Priddy
+ guests

Katherine Priddy has quickly become one of the most exciting names on the British music scene. Her haunting vocals and distinctive finger-picking guitar style have already seen her sell out a headline tour, perform at prestigious festivals and support world class artists including Richard Thompson. Early 2024 saw the release of Priddy’s eagerly-awaited second album, The Pendulum Swing.

 

Saturday August 24th 2024 // St Mary’s Church – 1.30pm
Lady Maisery
+ guests

The combined vocal and multi-instrumental talents of Rowan Rheingans, Hazel Askew and Hannah James make up the uniquely captivating Lady Maisery. Individually three multi award-winning artists, the trio form a unified voice, carrying stories of sisterhood, human struggle, the joy of living and the vitality of song with the “freshest possible take on traditional music” (Folk Radio UK).

 

Saturday August 24th 2024 – 6.30pm
The Shires
+ Kezia Gill + Hayley McKay + Gina Larner

Having played the first Cottingham Folk Festival in 2015, Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes return to headline the event with a special acoustic duo show, performing all their classic tracks in their purest form. With five top 10 albums and hundreds of thousands of tickets sold around the world, The Shires are the UK’s most successful country music export.

 

Saturday August 24th 2024 // St Mary’s Church – 7.30pm
John Bramwell
+ guests

As frontman for I Am Kloot, John Bramwell achieved a Mercury Prize nomination for 2010’s “The Sky At Night”, a Top 10 chart position for 2013’s “Let It All In” and numerous sold out shows across the UK and Europe. Now, as a solo artist, the Mancunian singer-songwriter has just released his stunning new album “The Light Fantastic” to rave reviews.

 

Sunday August 25th 2024 // The Civic Hall – 1.30pm
The Wandering Hearts
+ Lyon & Bird

Known for their world class three-part harmonies, influenced by the likes of Simon And Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac and First Aid Kit, the Americana/Country trio return to Cottingham Folk Festival with a special matinee show showcasing tracks from their new album “Mother”. Support comes from Lyon & Bird, performing acoustic versions from their Holy Moly & The Crackers catalogue, traditional folk songs and brand new tracks…

Sunday August 25th 2024 // The Civic Hall – 7pm
Lindisfarne
+ Merry Hell

Still fronted by founder-member Rod Clements, folk-rock pioneers Lindisfarne head to Cottingham with a repertoire of unforgettable songs such as ‘Meet Me On The Corner’, ‘Fog On The Tyne’, ‘Lady Eleanor’ and ‘Run For Home’ – and with a reputation for live performance second to none, Lindisfarne’s power to galvanize audiences remains undimmed and is guaranteed to get the crowd singing along.