Extra day is added to popular folk festival

Acts such as Fake Thackray will be at the folk festival.
Acts such as Fake Thackray will be at the folk festival.

Fans of the Filey Folk Festival are in for a real treat this year with more than 100 acts on offer in an extended event.

An extra day has been added this time around at the event which is held on Friday 4 May, Saturday 5 May, Sunday 6 May and Monday 7 May.

Merry Hell has been revealed as one of the acts at the festival.

Merry Hell has been revealed as one of the acts at the festival.

Due to growing popularity of the festival, the Bank Holiday Monday will now be the official ‘survivors’ day with a grand finale concert held at the Evron Centre on the night.

Some of the special guests starring at the festival this year include Rangari, Merry Hell, The Remedy Club (all at the Evron Centre) and Fake Thackray (at The Masonic Hall). More than 50 acts are already confirmed with many more to be added.

There will be pub/café/restaurant gigs throughout the weekend and admission is free at the majority of venues.

A spokesman said: “There are also pay on the door/ticketed evening concerts at the Evron centre, plus daytime and evening shows at the Masonic Hall. Ticket prices offer value for money and range from £3 for daytime shows to £10 for evening concerts.”

Rangari are part of the extensive list of acts.

Rangari are part of the extensive list of acts.

To find our more about this year’s festival visit fileyfolkfestival.bravesites.com or visit the Filey Folk Festival Facebook Group.