Grammy-winning artists set to take the stage at Cropredy

Pic credit: David McClister
Pic credit: David McClister

Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and Level 42 are the latest artists to be confirmed for this year’s Fairport’s Cropredy Convention.

The three-day festival takes place on August 13-15 and other acts to take the iconic stage will include Trad Arrr, ahab, The Proclaimers, Richard Digance and Fish.

Cropredy will present more than 30 hours of live music from 20 acts to an audience of up to 20,000 festival-goers.

Acts on Thursday night include Dreadzone and Katzenjammer with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell headlining. Level 42 will complete Friday’s line-up with Judith Owen, Skinny Lister and Skerryvore. Kevin Dempsey, Rosie Carson, Band of Friends and Toyah Willcox will star on Saturday with Fairport legend Iain Matthews and Egbert Derix performing a duo set before the closing performance by Fairport Convention .

Tickets go on sale on Sunday. Visit www.fairportconvention.com or call the ticket hotline on 0900 637 1644.