New Folk Festival Comes to the Regal Tenbury Wells

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Regal’s first ever Folk Festival will be taking place 15-20 April 2024. With a diverse line up of talented folk musicians, this week guarantees captivating performances and a vibrant celebration of folk music.

Secure your tickets now to dive into the enchanting world of folk music at the Regal!


Tuesday 16 April – Daoiri Farrell
Since launching his own solo live career at the 2016, Daoirí Farrell has gone from strength to strength with numerous honours from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to ALSR Celtic Music accolades and worldwide touring. He has also received endorsements from the likes of Christy Moore (‘Daoirí has assumed the mantle of Luke [Kelly]’) and Mark Radcliffe (‘What a voice’).

Thursday 18 April – George Boomsma with Dan Williams
Having been honing his song-writing craft and live performances over the past decade, George has been gaining some well-earnt attention and acclaim. His pure voice and tumbling guitar make for a bewitching combination, with a maturity and poetic lyricism that have left audiences around the country entranced.

Friday 19 April – Grey Wolf
Grey Wolf is an acoustic Americana/old-time folk band from the Welsh Marches playing traditional instruments such as banjo, fiddle, guitar, dulcimer, mandolin and double bass alongside fine vocal and harmony singing. The band has headlined several of the prestigious UK’s Old Time American Music and Dance Festivals and has appeared at music venues throughout the UK.

Saturday 20 April– Double Bill: The 4 of Us and Smith and Brewer
Having both been asked to support Fairport Convention on tour in recent years and on the back of that landing further work supporting Robert Plant’s ‘Saving Grace’ and Jools Holland, The 4 of Us and Smith & Brewer continue to captivate audiences with their crafted song writing and honed musicianship. This tour brings them together as they have new albums released in Spring 2024. If you know of either act you’ll already be clicking the ‘Buy Now’ ticket link. If you don’t, then click the link once you’ve finished reading this! You’ll soon have 2 new albums in your collection.

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