Leigh Folk Festival | Famous Potatoes
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Famous Potatoes

Famous Potatoes


Having appeared at every Leigh Folk Festival bar two, the 8-piece Famous Potatoes are a local institution. Their repertoire encompasses such a broad range of transatlantic folk and roots styles that the band decided many years ago it was easier to invent a new genre when asked the question what type of music they played. So ‘soil music’ was born, an earthy transatlantic blend of old-timey, bluegrass, and western as well as Irish, Scottish, and English folk.

Where to find them

Strand Wharf: Sun 24, Start: 14.20 – Finish: 14.55

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