Bath folk festival & Traditional music summer school
Bath folk festival is now in its 4th year with an expanded programme of nine days from 10th-18th August 2013. Once again there will be concerts from acts from all over the world, a summer school featuring tuition in all forms of folk music offered to players at all levels and lots and lots of sessions for musicians to join in. This year there will be more dancing classes being added to the programme. The festival runs a five day course in Traditional Irish music and dancing, featuring tutors at the top of their field as well as workshops in English French Swedish, Danish and many European traditions as well as other styles from all over the world. Spread across the city of Bath we now have even more venues and an excellent value season ticket that gets you into events every day of the festival. Guests include Lunasa, James Fagan & Nancy Kerr, Alan Burke Damien O’Kane trio featuring Ed Boyd & John Joe Kelly, Rory McLeod, Julie Murphy & Ceri Owen Jones, Karen Tweed Kevin Dempsey & Carolyn Robson, Himmerland, Martin Pearson, Jon Hicks, Inu, The JayWalkers, Angel Ridge, Effra, Nasrudin, Sid Goldsmith & Jimmy Aldridge and many, many more. To find out more information and book tickets look www.bathfolkfestival.org.
Confirmed tutors include:
Karen Tweed, Alan Burke, Jon Hicks, Claire Watts, Gerry Hegarty, Jane Dempsey, James Fagan, Nancy Kerr, Frank Lee, Trish Winter, Jamie Huddlestone, Gabi Maas & Val Knight