Oysterband headline at folk festival

Oysterband will be joining this year’s Derby Folk Festival as the headline evening act on October 6.

Their appearance at this year’s festival will be part of their 40th Celebration Special, with the band performing classic songs from every era of their long, celebrated career.

Oysterband are the multi-award-winning outfit that brought passion, power and poetry to folk and roots music.

This year’s folk festival line-up is already a who’s who from the broad spectrum of folk music, with many exciting artists confirmed for a variety of venues in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter.

The festival will also include a host of free fringe events, dance acts, workshops and sessions, as well as an Arts and Craft Fair.

The October 6 concert will also be featuring The Hut People and Martin Simpson. Find out more at http://www.derbyfolkfestival.co.uk