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Cambridge Folk Festival: Joan Baez and Passenger to headline event

Joan Baez Image copyright AFP/Getty
Image caption Joan Baez is headlining this year's Cambridge Folk Festival

International folk star Joan Baez and chart-topper Passenger have been announced as the headliners for this year's Cambridge Folk Festival.

The event at Cherry Hinton Hall, between 30 July and 2 August, will also feature singer songwriters Frank Turner and Joan Armatrading.

Folk singer Peggy Seeger, who appeared at the first festival in 1965, is also on the bill.

The festival has a capacity of 14,000.

Image caption Michael Rosenberg aka Passenger is performing on the Sunday

Other acts appearing at the festival are the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, the John Butler Trio, Wilko Johnson, Show of Hands, Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr, and Keston Cobblers Club.

Image caption Keston Cobblers' Club played a set at the festival last year

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