Friday

Bands

Friday’s bands at the Swanage Folk Festival. Click on any individual image for more details.

Oysterband

Oysterband

Oysterband play modern folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes rocking. Since 1978 they've toured in 35 countries - festivals, concerts, bars, rallies, jails - They won 5 BBC Folk Awards and made 13 studio albums and one DVD. Oysterband consists of John...

Geoff Lakeman & Rob Murch

Geoff Lakeman & Rob Murch

Geoff Lakeman masterfully teases English & Irish folk, Americana and Jazz songs out of his vintage duet concertina. Rob Murch brings the wow factor to the banjo, with his unique, punchy fingerstyle playing. Both live on Dartmoor, so it was inevitable they’d...

Old Baby Mackerel

Old Baby Mackerel

Old Baby Mackerel play high-energy, foot-stomping Bluegrass featuring a dizzying line-up of renowned musicians from some of the UK’s best folk, Americana and festival bands – Aaron Catlow (Sheelanagig), Bill Frampton (Boogaloo String Band), Kai Carter (Young Waters)...