Nine years for the Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair

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The ninth annual Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair will take place in the stunning grounds of Wolverton Manor, Shorwell, Isle of Wight on Saturday 11th May 2019. 11.30am to 8.00pm.

After a sell-out successful launch in 2011, the family friendly festival has been gaining momentum with fantastic bands/artists each year along with locally produced food, children’s activities, tea tent and not forgetting the Real Ale tent!

Special guest artists at Wolverton Folk & Blues this year include….

  • Award winning UK blues band THE PRODUCERS.
  • Rising UK Folk stars of 2019 THE TRIALS OF CATO.
  • ‘Cosmic’ Country-Blues of THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND.
  • Stomping blues/roots of GRIZZLY & THE GRASSHOPPERS.

As well as the Main Stage, the popular ‘Beer Tent Acoustic Stage’ will make a welcome return this year providing a full and varied programme, featuring some of the best Folk & Blues musicians the Isle of Wight has to offer.

Other Bands/Artists confirmed include: The Moonshiners, Holly Kirby & The Great Outdoors, The Dance Preachers, Second Time Around, Coppersmith, Andy Roberts, The RUG Band, Red Sqwrl, The Bluesbury Group, Paul Armfield, Cajundaze and Moonshiner Border Morris.

With an IW real ale beer tent, Tea Tent, Bar-be-que, children’s activities, craft stalls, Circus Skills and Morris Dancing, The Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair looks set to be a great opportunity to enjoy top live music and great festival food, set against the backdrop of the beautiful West Wight scenery.

In aid of Leukaemia Research and Brighstone School.

Advance tickets, available from: Waterstones Bookshop, Newport. The Village Shop, Brighstone. Briddlesford Lodge Farm Shop, Wootton Bridge. Brighstone School. Shorwell Shop.

For more information visit www.folkandblues.org.uk


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