Jethro Tull and more added to Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 line up

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More big names have been added to the line-up of Birmingham’s Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 running from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September

Jethro Tull and other big names are joining the line up for the Moseley Folk and Arts Festival which will be held at Moseley Park from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September.

They are joining the likes of Supergrass, Kurt Vile, The Weather Station and Bess Atwell who have previously been announced for the opening night.

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What is Moseley Folk and Arts Festival?

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2021, Moseley Folk and Arts Festival is one of the best-loved and most anticipated music and arts festivals in the region, attracting an enthusiastic and loyal audience of music fans and families to the picturesque suburban oasis of Moseley Pool and Park, Birmingham.

Who is else has just been announced?

Progressive rock heroes Jethro Tull, The Coral, Dr John Cooper Clarke, Midlake, poet Simon Armitage and Vashti Bunyan are among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Moseley Folk and Arts Festival.

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Here’s how each day is now looking

Friday September 2

Supergrass, Kurt Vile, The Weather Station and Bess Atwell have already been announced for the opening night.

They will play alongside the just-announced LYR (featuring Simon Armitage, and musicians Richard Walters and Patrick Pearson), North of England troubadour Martin Stephenson, and the quasi-psychedelic Novelty Island (aka Liverpool songwriter Tom McConnell).

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Main Stage: Supergrass, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Weather Station, Bess Atwell

Lunar Stage: Lyr, Novelty Island, Solar Eyes, Theo Bleak

Kitchen Garden Stage: Martin Stephenson, The Often Herd, Different Thread, Jess Silk

Saturday September 3

Saturday also finds the festival welcoming Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, multi-BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees Gilmore and Roberts, songwriter Reg Meuross, Warwickshire’s Ellie Gowers, and Yorkshire-based folk duo The Magpies (aka Celtic Connections Award-winning guitarist/singer Bella Gaffney and fiddle-player Holly Brandon).

Main Stage: Seasick Steve, The Longest Johns, Billie Marten, Buffalo Nichols, Talisk, Orange River Remedy

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Lunar Stage: William The Conqueror, Lady Nade, George Boomsma

Kitchen Garden Stage: Gilmore & Roberts, Reg Meuross, The Magpies, Ellie Gowers, Brothers Gillespie, Jessie Reid

Arts Stage: Simon Armitage + More To Be Announced!

Sunday September 4

The festival concludes with British progressive rock luminaries Jethro Tull, returning after headlining the festival in 2009; The Coral, fresh from UK dates marking the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album; and Texan band Midlake, back with For The Sake of Bethel Wood, their first album in nine years.

Main Stage: Jethro Tull, The Coral, Midlake, Anaïs Mitchell, Yasmin Williams

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Lunar Stage: The Golden Dregs, The People Versus, Margo Cilker, Bonfire Radicals, John Francis Flynn

Kitchen Garden Stage: Alasdair Roberts, Diana Jones, Megson, Katie Spencer, Thorpe & Morrison

Arts Stage: John Cooper Clarke, Vashti Bunyan Q&A

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How much are tickets and where can I get them?

Adult - Day Tickets: £55; Weekend (3 Days) £135

Under 16 (ages 15-12) - Day Tickets: £25; Weekend (3 Days) £60

Under 12 (ages 11 and under): Free (with a paying adult)

Family Weekend (2x Adults + 2x U16): £280

Caravans (for up to 10 people): £375 per day (plus Day Tickets)

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Black Swan (Backstage Bar w/1x drink, programme, CD, T-shirt): £40 per day (plus Day Tickets)

To buy tickets and for more information go to: Moseley Folk Festival

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