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Eclectic music mix will attract wide range of fans
The Moseley Folk Festival is widening its horizons with its most eclectic line-up to date. The festival, which runs in Moseley Park, Birmingham, from August 30 – September 1, 2013, includes local, national and international acts representing a number of different musical styles.
Headlining on August 30 are Ocean Colour Scene who formed in Moseley in 1989.
They will perform the whole of their hit 1996 album, Moseley Shoals, from which they had singles chart success with The Day We Caught The Train, The Riverboat Song and The Circle.
Homegrown bands Goodnight Lenin and Boat To Row will support OCS, with the Friday line-up completed by The Leisure Society, The Travelling Band, Blue Code Rose, Trembling Bells, The Forestears, Nayfe SJ, Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, Abie's Miracle Tonic and Red Bird Sky.
A trio of folk favourites will make September 1 Traditional Sunday at the festival. The Dublin Legends (formerly The Dubliners), Kate Rusby and The Be Good Tanyas will all be performing on Sunday night.
They will be joined by Lucy Rose, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys, Tir Na Nog, Karen Tweed, David Campbell, Katherine Priddy, Frogmorton, Dirty Old Folkers and The Cadbury Sisters.