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lucinda williams heads exciting cambridge folk festival lineup

090808_lucindawilliamsTickets go on sale in May

Now in its 45th year, the Cambridge Folk Festival continues to be one of the most popular festival weekends in the calendar, usually selling out before you’ve even had time to hit speed dial, and this year’s lineup really won’t change that. One of the biggest draws will be triple Grammy winner Lucinda Williams, who will make her Cambridge Folk Festival debut – her only UK festival date this year – with other big names including the legendary Buffy Saint-Marie, Malian superstar Oumou Sangare, Irish folk singer Cara Dillon, blues artist Susan Tedeschi, plus Eddi Reader and Beth Nielsen Chapman.

Wears The Trousers favourites Imelda May and Alela Diane will be there too, along with brilliant Californian world music alchemists Rupa & The April Fishes, Crooked Still, Diana Jones and up-and-coming young folkies Megan & Joe Henwood, Bella Hardy and The Shee.

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