Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 begins tomorrow

The Cambridge Folk Festival has announced Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020, a unique event to mark the Festival weekend by inviting the public to create their own festival atmosphere at home (bonfire in the garden, copping off at 2 in the morning, throwing up in the bushes) and enjoy a range of special entertainment and activities. Cambridge was forced to cancel this summer’s Festival due to safety concerns in light of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, which has led to the widespread cancellation of live events across the world. Continue reading “Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 begins tomorrow”

The show goes on: Red Rooster 2020 is happening

Well there’s a turn up for the books. After looking like cancellation was a near certainty along with every other festival this year, the organisers of the roots festival Red Rooster have announced that the festival will go ahead from Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th September. Set amongst 10,000 acres of parklands & pleasure grounds at Euston Hall estate in Suffolk, the 7th edition of the 5,000-capacity festival will proceed with “appropriate social distancing” and “now have three outdoor stages celebrating the best in Cajun, Soul, RocknRoll, Blues and Country.” Continue reading “The show goes on: Red Rooster 2020 is happening”

End of the Road 2020 postponed until 2021

And then there were none. End of the Road 2020 has been cancelled but the same line-up will return next year for End of the Road 2021 – original tickets remain valid. End of the Road’s September placing in the year made it one of the last hold-outs to still be planning for a 2020 festival but it appears the organisers did not want to risk the uncertainty which remains around live music in any setting for the rest of the year. Their statement is below. Continue reading “End of the Road 2020 postponed until 2021”

The Long Road 2020 postponed to next year

Joining the long list of cancelled or postponed festivals due to the current Covid-19 outbreak is another casualty, the Long Road Festival which has been cancelled for this year but will take place in 2021 on 10th-12th September – tickets for 2020 remain valid for next year. The organisers’ statement reads: “As the response to COVID-19 has progressed in recent weeks, our team at The Long Road have been working hard to assess what the impact on this year’s festival may be. Continue reading “The Long Road 2020 postponed to next year”