Hatfield music festival’s 2013 main stage line-up completed

Fay Hield and the Hurricane Party will play Folk by the Oak 2013 in the grounds of Hatfield House

Fay Hield and the Hurricane Party will play Folk by the Oak 2013 in the grounds of Hatfield House - Credit: Archant

THE final two main stage acts for a music festival being held in Hatfield this summer have been confirmed.

Folk by the Oak 2013

Folk by the Oak 2013 - Credit: Archant

Folk by the Oak 2013 returns to the grounds of Hatfield House on Sunday, July 21.

And organisers of the day-long festival of all things folk and roots have announced the remaining main stage artists.

The line-up will be completed by female quartet Carthy, Hardy, Farrell & Young and the combination of Fay Hield & folk supergroup The Hurricane Party, with guitar legend Martin Simpson.

They join the already confirmed headliners Kate Rusby and Oysterband, as well as duo Gilmore & Roberts and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 best group Lau.


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Folk by the Oak festival patron Jim Moray will also be performing with the Doret Ensemble.

The smaller Acorn Stage bill has still to be confirmed.

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Early bird tickets for the Hatfield festival priced £32 are on sale now via the FBTO website – click on the Folk by the Oak link above right.

Doors will open at 1pm on the day, with the music starting around 2pm. The event will finish around 10pm.

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