Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 - dates, line up and how to get tickets

The Moseley Folk and Arts Festival will be back in Moseley Park from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September 2022 with the biggest and boldest line up to date

World class music, comedy talks and crafts is returning to Moseley Park and Pool with a fantastic line up for 2022.

The family friendly festival will run this weekend (from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September) and is marking its 16th year with a vibrant blend of traditional, contemporary and alternative music across three stages all weekend. The third stage features the first ever Janice Long Stage headlined by the Janice Long Bursary winner Louie Miles.

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    Hundreds travelled across the UK for the 2012 Moseley Folk and Arts Festival with the likes of The Waterboys, Frank Turner, Richard Hawley, Passenger, Jade Bird, The Wonder Stuff, Gruff Rhys and many more.

    There’s a host of great artists appearing again this year for the 2022 festival and it’s already proving to be one of their biggest and boldest curations to date.

    Supergrass

    Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 Friday line up

    Friday sees Brit and Ivor Novello-winning Oxford band Supergrass headline the Main Stage. Describing themselves as “a controlled shambles, all wrapped in rich wit and lyrical perceptiveness”, they’ve generated millions of worldwide sales, racked up six Top 10 albums and scored the biggest-selling debut since The Beatles.

    Joining them on the Friday is Pennsylvanian born songwriter Kurt Vile and The Violators, admired internationally for his laid-back indie rock sounds inspired by Springsteen, Neil Young & John Prine.

    Another international Friday appearance comes from Canadian outfit The Weather Station who’ll be bring moody, introspective songs with fingerpicked guitar and banjo.

    The final Friday artist from this first wave of announcements is Bess Atwell, whose debut album has been described as one of the most assured records from a new British artist in years.

    Seasick Steve

    Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 Saturday line up

    Taking the headline slot on Saturday is the widely adored and much celebrated American blues guitarist Seasick Steve, known for his rowdy yet intimate performances packed with humour and the raw emotion of his songwriting.

    Meanwhile, Anaïs Mitchell, creator of the award-winning musical Hadestown, will be bringing her engaging and imaginative song-writing to the stage on Sunday, preceded by celebrated Irish singer-songwriter John Francis Flynn.

    The Weather Station

    Who else is coming?

    With many, many more artists still to be announced in the coming weeks, as well as a full Arts Programme of comedy, live interviews and talks, Moseley Folk and Arts Festival 2022 is shaping up to be one of the biggest events in the Birmingham calendar.

    How do I get tickets?

    Tickets are on sale at www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

    Keep up to date with all the announcements over on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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