Applications now open for this years open mic competition

The Leigh Folk Festival Open Mic Competition will be taking place as usual this year on Saturday 23rd June in St.Clements Church right next to the library gardens. This year it is being run by Chris Robson, and sixteen performers from a variety of musical backgrounds will be performing to try to make it through to the final four, and then one lucky performer will be crowned Leigh Folk Festival Open Mic Competition Winner 2018 !
The contest runs from 12.15pm-4.00pm and is open to anyone who would like to come and perform. You need to have two songs (originals or covers) and a possible third to perform if you are selected for the final. Four acts will be chosen for the final which is scheduled for 3.45 pm. The judging will take place at approx 3.30 pm. The overall winner will be given a spot on one of the Festival stages in Leigh Old Town on Sunday afternoon, June 24th.
If you would like to take part in this year’s competition then please contact Chris by sending an email to
We look forward to seeing you all there.

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