News | Staves complete Cambridge line-up

For Folk's Sake | The StavesThe Staves headed the final wave of acts to be added to the Cambridge Folk Festival as the complete line-up was revealed today.

The trio will play Main Stage 1 on the Sunday of the event which runs from July 25-28 at Cherry Hinton Hall, joining the likes of Bellowhead, Lucy Rose and Heidi Talbot on the bill for the weekend.

Also added to the line-up today were Thea Gilmore, Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo and Valerie June, whose single ‘You Can’t Be Told‘ was a For Folk’s Sake Song of the Day last month. Devon singer-songwriter and recent FFS interviewee Marika Hackman is also added to bill for The Den – the festival’s emerging talent stage – along with two other acts who will be familiar to FFS readers, Rae Morris and Common Tongues.

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Meanwhile, it seems like a perfect excuse to listen to the beautiful ‘Facing West’, the most recent single from the Staves’ album Dead & Born & Grown.