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





First Artists Announced for MFF 2025!

Today we announce the first artists set to play Manchester Folk Festival 20th -22nd March 2025

22 March 2024