Welcome to Manchester Folk!

Manchester Folk Festival is an urban multi-venue festival based in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The festival takes place each October and brings together a diverse range of artists who represent the broad definition of contemporary folk music. This year’s festival runs 19th – 21st October. See artists announced so far below. To find out more about each artist visit our ‘What’s On’ page.

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