Tan Hill Folk & Roots Music Weekend

This exciting live  event of music with altitude, at the iconic Tan Hill Inn (Britain’s highest pub), takes place during the weekend of June 3rd – 5th.

As well as providing log fires, real ale and pub food, the Inn will welcome campers in all tents, vans and campers, free of charge for this weekend and it is also very dog friendly!

The lineup is amazing and the full weekend advance ticket costs only £20 or £10 for a single day. Email penninesky@aol.com for a booking form.

The lineup is as follows and a video preview of the lineup may be seen on Pennine Sky Folk & Roots Music Facebook page:

  • The Friday evening concert (June 3rd) opens with Roisin Ban, a 5 piece band who play mainly Irish traditional music (reels, jigs and songs) plus Sean Nos dancing.                                                                                                                The second act is Winter Wilson. This is a very popular multi-instrumental duo who are much in demand at Festivals and Folk Clubs. They are singer songwriters and they have made the Telegraph Top Ten Folk Albums list.                                                                                                                                 The evening will close with a set from The 309s who describe their music as rocking and rolling jive/country/swing! They are hugely popular in West Yorkshire and will close the evening with a bang.
  • On Saturday afternoon, Cheryl Elias & Chris Smith will perform their repertoire of jazz and blues at an informal concert in the lounge bar.
  • The Saturday evening concert (June 4th) will open with the Ginjammers, a lively 2 piece who play bluegrass including old time mountain music and foot stomping country blues.                                                                                                                   Performing next, Flossie Malavialle is a huge star on the folk circuit, singing songs from her French heritage as well as a wide range of material she has adopted along with her wonderful Geordie Franglais accent and amusing patter!                                                                                                    Closing the concert we have lively festival band Something Nasty in the Woodshed who play Celtic Folk Rock, complete with bagpipes.
  • A folk rock concert will take place on Sunday evening – more details to follow.
  • Sessions and singarounds will take place all weekend in the 3 bar rooms and the barn after the concerts are over.