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Folk fans expected to flock to Bromsgrove festival
4:20pm Wednesday 4th July 2012 in Local
MUSIC lovers are in for a treat when Bromsgrove Folk Festival celebrates bringing 21 years of bringing folk, roots and acoustic to the town.
This year's festival, being held at the Bowling Green Inn in Stoke Prior, begins this Friday, July 13, with a performance from Bromsgrove Folk Club’s resident band Fairfield.
The band will be launching their new live CD, One More Song, at the festival.
There will also be appearances from young singer and songwriter Gren Bartley, award-winning performer John Tams, who wrote the music for the stage presentation of Warhorse and was musical consultant for the film. He will be partnered by singer Barry Coope.
The evening finishes with a performance from the Blackbeard's Tea Party band.
On Saturday the festival will be showcasing local aspiring artists, dance demonstrations from Bromsgrove's own Step on Board Appalachian Step Dancers.
An afternoon concert in the main marquee will feature a cappella trio, The Laners, Blues guitarist singer, Tony Portlock, Shropshire-based trio Flaxenby and Bromsgrove favourite, Dave Cartwright.
The Saturday night concert also showcases nationally and internationally acclaimed artists including BBC's Johnny Coppin, guitarist Mike Silver, Jez Lowe accompanied by The Big Bad Pennies.
Highly acclaimed Churchfitters will finish the evening.
Sunday will bring more local artists and a closing performance from Fairfield, with invited guests.
Tickets are available for the whole weekend, or individual concerts.
For more details call Yvonne on 01527 831577, Bob on 0121 476 5938, email email@example.com or see the club’s website bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk.