Welcome to Manchester Folk!

Manchester Folk Festival is an urban multi-venue festival based in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The festival brings together a diverse range of artists who represent the broad definition of contemporary folk music.

Wristbands for the 2025 Manchester Folk Festival are on sale now! The next festival will take place between 20th – 22nd March 2025, so be sure to mark your calendars.

As well as our annual festival, we hold gigs in Manchester throughout the year which you can find listed further down and in our ‘What’s On’ page as ‘concerts’.


What's On





More artists announced for Manchester Folk Festival 2025!

Today we announce 16 more artists set to play Manchester Folk Festival from 20th - 22nd March 2025.

28 June 2024