Scarborough Fair have added Richard Ashcroft to their lineup as their Saturday Night headliner, alongside Everything Everything and Lianne La Havas, who are headlining the Friday and Sunday of the festival respectively.
Richard will play a selection of songs from his past solo work and his time in The Verve, and his upcoming solo comeback album, These People, is released on the 20th of May, one week before the festival begins.
This year’s festival will be the first ever Scarborough Fair, taking place at Redcliffe Farm near Scarborough from the 27th-29th of May. Alongside the headliners, the festival boasts acts including Field Music, Public Service Broadcasting, I Am Kloot, Billy Bragg and Teleman. Edith Bowman will also be hosting Michael Fassbender’s DMC film site.
Here is a playlist of some of the songs that will be echoing around Scarborough in May to get you in in the mood: