Cambridge Folk Festival 1989

Al Stewart, Ali Farka Touré, The Barely Works, The Boys of the Lough, Brian Cookman, The Cambridge Crofters, The Davy Spillane Band, The Dillards, Fairground Attraction, Isaac Guillory, James Varda, The Kursaal Flyers, The Light Blues Band, Lyle Lovett, Martin Stephenson and the Daintees, Nanci Griffith, Otis Grand & The Dance Kings, Peter Case, Ralph McTell, Rory McLeod, S. E. Rogie, Shep Woolley, The Washington Squares, The Watersons, Whippersnapper.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1988

10,000 Maniacs, Alistaire Anderson with Joe Hutton & Willy Taylor & Will Atkinson, The Blues Band, Brendan Croker and The 5 O’Clock Shadows, Christy Moore, Dave Cartwright, Dave Kelly, David Rudder & Charlie’s Roots, The Dinner Ladies, Edward II & The Red Hot Polkas with The Mad Professor, Guy Clark, Jim Couza, John Hammond, Kathryn Tickell, Louvin & Whistein, Martin Carthy, Nick Lowe, Oysterband, Patrick Street, Steve Phillips, Tanita Tikaram, Tom Robinson.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1987

The Albion Band, Alex Atterson, Andy White, Beau Soleil, Bill Zorn & Jon Benns, Brendan Croker & The 5 O’Clock Shadows, Clive Gregson & Christine Collister Collaboration, Dick Gaughan, Holly Near, John Prine, Julian Dawson, Le Rue, Magna Carta, Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, Mary Coughlan, Paul Brady, Richard Thompson Band, Ted Hawkins. 

Cambridge Folk Festival 1986

The Balham Alligators, Bo Diddley, Capercaillie, De Danann, Eavesdropper, Flaco Jimenez and His San Antonio Tex Mex Band, Grant Baynham, Hans Theessink, Home Service, Isaac Guillory, Jim Page, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Lindisfarne, Martin Carthy, The Men They Couldn’t Hang, Mike Silver, Mike Whellans, Musselwhite Peabody and Hall, Neil Innes, Redgum, Whippersnapper.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1985

Adrian Legg, The Battlefield Band, Bill Keith, Blues Reunion:  Spencer Davis, Brian Auger, Pete York and Colin Hodgkinson, Brian Cookman, Buskin & Batteau, The Chieftains, The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, The Crofters, Diz Disley & Bireli Lagrene, The Doonan Family, Jim Rooney, John Martyn, Johnny Silvo, Jon Benns, The Kipper Family, Lonnie Donegan, Loudon Wainwright III, Mark O’Connor, Mike Whellans, Paul Brady, The Pogues, Pyewackett, Rover Boy Combo, Shep Woolley, Tom Rush, Vin Garbutt. 

Cambridge Folk Festival 1984

Alan Stivell, Alex Atterson, Christy Moore, Circus of Poets, Cliff Aungier, Dave Swarbrick, David Grisman Quartet, De Danann, Eavesdropper, Eddie Walker, The Hank Wangford Band, Hans Theessink, Ian Carter with The Cock & Bull Band, Joe Stead, Jon Betmead, John D. Loudermilk with Pete Sayers and Colin Hodgkinson, John Sebastian, Les Barker, Memphis Slim, Paul Butterfield, Ralph McTell, Roy Harper, Runrig, Stefan Grossman & John Renbourn, Tom Paxton, Toni & Dave Arthur, Whippersnapper.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1983

Alexis Korner, Alistair Anderson Steel Skies, Bob Greenwood, Bob Hall, Brian Patten, Caryl P. Weiss, Cilla Fisher & Artie Trezise, Cosmotheka, Dave Peabody, The Doonan Family, Eric Andersen, Flaco Jimenez, Fred Wedlock, The Fureys & Davey Arthur, Gillie McPherson, John Fahey, John Hammond, Kevin Seisay, The Maria Muldaur Band, Oysterband, Peter Rowan, Queen Ida, Richard Digance, Roaring Jelly, Roger McGough, Ronnie & Johnny, Shep Woolley, Stephane Grappelli, Steve Young, Tex Logan, The Strawbs.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1982

Alex Atterson, The Bully Wee Band, Chas and Dave, David Bromberg, David Lindley, Figgy Duff, The Hank Wangford Band, Joan Baez, John Spires, Johnny Silvo, Lindisfarne, The Martin Carthy Band, Martin Simpson, Maxi & Mitch, Mitch Greenhill & Mayne Smith, The Old Swan Band, Paul Roche, Pentangle, Pierre Bensusan, Shep Woolley, Stockton’s Wing, Stu Luckley and Bob Fox, Taj Mahal, Vin Garbutt, Waso.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1981

Allan Taylor, Andy Breckman, Byron Berline, Dan Crary, Dave Peabody and Bob Hall, Dave Van Ronk, Derek Brimstone, Donovan, Eric Frandsen, Fallen Arches, Fool Moon, Fred Wedlock, Jake Thackray, Jenny Beeching, John Cooper Clarke, John Hickman, John Sebastian, Ossian, The Old Swan Band, Peta Webb and Webb’s Wonders, Peter Rowan, Rab Noakes, Robin Dransfield, Spider John Köerner, Steeleye Span, The Champion String Band, The Chieftans, The Home Service, The McCalmans, The Radio Cowboys, The Roches, Tom McConville and Kieran Halpin, Waterfall.

Cambridge Folk Festival 1980

The Arizona Smoke Revue, Bert Jansch Conundrum, Bob Gibson, Brian Cookman, The Cambridge Crofters, Claudia Schmidt, Diz Disley & Hot Guitars, Don McLean, Foggy, John Spires, Johnny Silvo, Juggernaut String Band, Leo Kottke, Leon Redbone, Lonnie Donegan, The Mathews Brothers, Mick McCreadie & Larry Law, Neil Lewis, Pierre Bensusan, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Richard & Linda Thompson, Richard Digance, Rockin’ Dopsie and The Cajun Twisters, Silly Wizard, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Swarbrick & Friends, Tony Bird, Vin Garbutt, Warren Wyse.


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